Every ingredient in every product made by Kirkman® is tested for more than 950 environmental contaminants including 24 heavy metals, bacteria, yeast, mold, common allergens, pesticides (including insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, biocides), endocrine disruptors and other harmful chemicals, which far exceeds FDA requirements for testing or any current commercial standard.
FDA’S REQUIRED TESTING
KIRKMAN’S ULTRA TESTED®
None. FDA suggests only, the testing of lead, mercury, arsenic and cadmium.
Kirkman® tests every raw material and every finished batch for 24 heavy metals.
FDA has some, but not well-de ned guidelines regarding bacteria and mold contamination.
Kirkman® monitors both raw materials and finished goods for the presence of mold and yeast using microbiological testing.
None. FDA offers loose guidelines that primarily pertain to imported foods rather than nutritional supplements.
Kirkman® tests every raw material for hundreds of potentially harmful pesticides.
None. Allergen labeling and consumer protection law requires material suppliers to list the presence of common allergens.
Kirkman® not only monitors raw materials for the absence of allergens but also tests all finished product for the absence of casein, gluten, soy, egg and peanuts (unless otherwise indicated on the label).
FDA requires tesying to insure that label claims regarding contents, ingredients and potencies are accurate.
Kirkman® complies with all FDA requirements regarding label claims and stability testing.
Moreover, every product has been tested for content of 17 allergens: gluten, casein, soy, wheat, sugar, milk, egg, gelatin, peanuts, tree nuts or fish, starch, corn, yeast, sucrose, preservatives, artificial flavorings, artificial colorings.
Kirkman®’s offer includes products suitable for Feingold and SCD diets.