What NSF Certified for Sport Means
NSF® stands for National Sanitation Foundation. NSF® is an independent accredited organization that tests, inspects, and certifies products. NSF® is widely recognized as the “gold standard” organization when it comes to inspecting dietary supplements.
Certified for Sport® is a program created by NSF® to certify that what is on the label is in the bottle, and that the product does not contain unsafe levels of contaminants, banned substances, or masking agents
Benefits of Tested Supplements for Athletes
Tested supplements are important for athletes, especially professional athletes.
The Certified for Sport® program verifies that products do not contain any of the 280 substances banned by the major athletic organizations. The Certified for Sport® certification is recognized by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), Major League Baseball (MLB®), and the National Hockey League (NHL®).
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is NSF Important for Athletes?
Athletes, especially those that compete in sports that involve testing for banned substances can benefit from seeking out NSF Certified for Sport® supplements when shopping for dietary supplements. Having the assurance that your product has been verified to not contain 280 of the substances banned from major athletic organizations can give you more confidence in the supplements you purchase.
What is the process of NSF® certification?
This process consists of 1) A label claim review to certify that what’s on the label is in the bottle. 2) A toxicology review to certify product formulation for safety. 3) A contaminant review to ensure the product contains no undeclared ingredients or unacceptable levels of contaminants.
Cellucor NSF Certified Supplements
Some NSF Certified for Sport® supplements that we make include: