Top Tier Certification from SGS Laboratories
Golden, Colorado - Boulder Botanical and Bioscience Laboratories, Inc. (BBB Labs), a professional, high-quality supplier of nutraceutical products, including under its own brands Apra and Smart Leef, today announced that is has achieved cGMP (current good manufacturing practices) and ISO (International Organization for Standardization) GMP Validation. SGS laboratories, a preeminent worldwide leader in inspection, verification, testing and certification with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, has completed its audit of BBB Labs’ manufacturing and distribution facilities which have successfully passed the audit. The facilities, located in Golden, Colorado, are the primary manufacturing and distribution operation hubs for all products current sold globally by BBB Labs.
BBB Labs’ Chief Executive Officer, Robert Di Marco, stated, “We’re exceedingly pleased that the time-consuming and laborious work to conduct the cGMP audit of the manufacturing facility has now passed the audit and has achieved certification by one of the most recognized laboratories in the world. This proves, yet again, that BBB Labs is the leader in safety, quality, and compliance. Our company takes every achievable step to ensure the safety, efficacy and quality of every product we manufacture for our clients and customers.”
BBB Labs’ Chief Operations Officer, Maruchy Lachance, commented, "We are pleased that BBB Labs has successfully completed the comprehensive audit of our facilities, processes and manufacturing procedures and records. This was a long, exhaustive process that included a thorough review of our protocols, procedures, quality controls and record keeping. A tremendous list of document, procedures and practices were reviewed and analyzed. We are happy that SGS, an independent audit firm, has confirmed that BBB Labs is operating in accordance with U.S. FDA consumer manufacturing standards.”
BBB Labs’ head of quality control and manufacturing, Kenneth Richter, added, “A cGMP manufacturing facility audit involves innumerable components to evaluate, review and assess our manufacturing activities according to cGMP standards. Among others, cGMP validation auditors had to evaluate the facilities, equipment and laboratory. It also had to review all pertinent documents that support cGMP. Assessment of BBB Labs’ Quality Management Systems, including all internal SOPs and associated cGMP documents, was also required. The same is true for BBB Labs’ Corrective Action/Preventive Action protocols. Review and validation of manufacturing equipment, product process, and equipment cleaning also needed to be accomplished. Review of our analytical and microbiological method validation was undertaken. And an evaluation of data integrity related to the manufacturing runs took place.”
”BBB Labs is proud to have secured this certification which shows our dedication to safety in our manufacturing,” added Di Marco. “Our customers can trust that we have taken all necessary steps to provide them with the safest and highest quality products. This cGMP certification, along with our Biova™ Hemp certification standards, can give consumers and our vendors complete confidence and illustrates our total transparency into the safety of our ingredients as well as our manufacturing procedures.”
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