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Nutritional Supplements - Vitamins & Minerals

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Nutritional supplements are considered as supplements to an inadequate diet or supplements to prevent deficiency diseases. A nutritional supplement is a concentrated source of nutrients or capsules other substances with a nutritional or physiological effect on the organism, for example:

  1. Vitamins
  2. Minerals
  3. Active Substances from plants or animals
  4. Amino acid
  5. Fatty acid

The European Commission has established harmonised rules to help ensure that food supplements are safe and properly labeled. The main EU legislation for food supplements is Directive 2002/46/EC when it concerns vitamins and minerals.

Eurofins Vitamin Competence Centre  

The Eurofins Vitamin Competence Centre, located in Vejen, Denmark,  is dedicated to analyse vitamins and amino acids. This highly specialised focus enables us to provide a state-of-the-art service for our customers.

To discuss your testing needs, please contact our Ireland sales team on 01 431 1306 or make an enquiry.