CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Information & Insights, a division of the global safety science leader UL, introduces UL ClearView, an online platform designed to help dietary supplement manufacturers drive the recognition of their quality assurance programs to facilitate faster, easier and more informed buyer acceptance of their dietary supplement products.
This online proprietary platform:
- Emphasizes regulatory compliance of finished products
- Highlights quality assurance programs to prospective clients
- Showcases compliance to retailer programs
The global economy and increased overseas sourcing has created complex and opaque supply chains, just at a time when heightened regulatory and media attention and consumer awareness are holding dietary supplement producers to higher standards. UL ClearView's supply chain validation and independent audits help to mitigate the complex realities of today's volatile world and safeguard laborers and the public.
"Voluntary self-regulation and visibility into a quality assurance program can help mitigate oversight, and ultimately increase consumer confidence," says Michael O'Hara, General Manager of Global Nutraceuticals for UL. "UL ClearView is designed to help drive transparency in dietary supplement programs by providing a window into product and supplier compliance to regulatory and retailer requirements all in one place, online. Through this single source of information UL ClearView helps facilitate faster data exchange to open lines of communication while enabling commerce."
UL ClearView's integrated supply chain information system provides regulatory data necessary for compliance with complex regulations while helping suppliers and their customers meet their goals of placing higher quality products in the marketplace. Quality assurance data for current and new products, as well as testing and manufacturing audit reports, are housed in one location to provide in-depth, real-time reporting and visibility.
UL is a premier global independent safety science company that has championed progress for 120 years. Its more than 10,000 professionals are guided by the UL mission to promote safe working and living environments for all people. UL uses research and standards to continually advance and meet ever-evolving safety needs. We partner with businesses, manufacturers, trade associations and international regulatory authorities to bring solutions to a more complex global supply chain. For more information about our certification, testing, inspection, advisory and education services, visit http://www.UL.com.
About UL I&I
UL's i&i intelligence suite and related services give companies trusted insight to easily manage complex global supply chains, both efficiently and holistically. i&i provides access to the world's most comprehensive chemical, material, components and product data, designed to mitigate inventory risk, manage regulatory complexities and improve overall supply chain decision-making processes. UL fosters innovation by providing streamlined, searchable access to essential data necessary to make informed, timely choices about sources, materials, ingredients and finished products. With i&i, tools, businesses can develop safer, sustainable products and save money. For more information about i&i, please visit: www.ulinsights.com.
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