To meet the needs of all those interested in purity of botanicals, the AHP has archived more than 100 authentic botanical reference materials to use in the development of internal quality control specifications. Because Botanical Reference Material enable quality control personnel and scientists to confirm the authenticity of botanical samples through macroscopic, microscopic, HPTLC, or other laboratory methods of analyses, these materials are a necessity for laboratory testing of all botanical species.
AHP regularly serves as a resource for botanical reference materials for academic institutions, dietary supplement manufacturers, raw material suppliers, contract laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, and the regulatory community. There is an increasing need in all of these sectors to ensure the identity of the materials they are using or testing including botanicals such as American Ginseng, Goldenseal, Eleuthero (aka Siberian ginseng), Black Cohosh, Echinacea, and Skullcap to name only a few. Use of AHP-Verified™ Botanical Reference Material play a vital role in ensuring scientific accuracy.
Each AHP-Verified™ Botanical Reference Material is verified as to its authenticity to both genus and species and is accompanied by an AHP Certificate of Authenticity denoting the manner in which authenticity was determined. The identity and purity of these standards have been confirmed through botanical, macroscopic, microscopic, HPTLC, and/or specific chemical methods of analyses. The use of Botanical Reference Material is critical both for compliance with good manufacturing practices (GMP) and to assure the botanicals used in the manufacture of botanical dietary supplements are authentic, pure, and reflect the desired quality - ask for AHP-Verified™ Botanical Reference Material.
AHP-Verified™ Botanical Reference Material are sold vacuumed sealed in quantities of 5 g, 10 g, and 20 g. ( $15.00 fee per item for powdering material).
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