Broadens testing and certification expertise
NSF International, a US-based testing and certification services provider based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has acquired Pharmalytica Services, a pharmaceutical contract laboratory based in Bristol, Connecticut, for an undisclosed sum.
As part of NSF’s Health Science Division, NSF Pharmalytica will provide expanded analytical testing, consulting, training, registration and research and development services. It will operate primarily as a GLP and GMP contract laboratory.
NSF’s Health Sciences Division currently offers certification, training, consulting and GMP auditing in the areas of pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements and medical devices.
NSF is also the developer of the only American National Standard for Dietary Supplements (NSF/ANSI Standard 173) and certifies dietary supplements to this standard to verify label claims.
‘Combining Pharmalytica’s knowledge in pharmaceutical analytical testing and r&d with our existing portfolio of dietary supplement and pharma solutions will help pharmaceutical companies worldwide make informed decisions when developing new products and strategies,’ said NSF International chief executive and president Kevan Lawlor.