If you see the GMP logo on your product then you can buy it with confidence. GMP stands for "Good Manufacturing Practice" when it comes to the production of medicines. The European Union has set the GMP guidelines.
Where are GMP guidelines for?
No one benefits from poorly manufactured drugs. A drug to which toxins have been added for example may pose a health risk to its consumers. A drug may also contain very little or none of the active substance, which prevents it from having the intended therapeutic effect. Furthermore, there is a risk of mix-ups when a product is not labeled in a timely manner. Needless to say, this may have all kinds of negative consequences. By following the GMP guidelines though, the risk of these kind of problems are ruled out as much as possible.
What are GMP guidelines?
GMP is a system that ensures that products are produced in a consistent manner and controlled by making use of quality standards. For example, the quality of raw materials and finished products are always tested. In addition, the entire production process is drawn up in a protocol which is carried out in the same manner every time. During the process every step is registered, so that it can be checked later on, if necessary. Finally, GMP requires well-trained, qualified staff, appropriate equipment, proper labeling, and so on.
In conclusion, when you buy a product which is produced under GMP guidelines you can rest assured that this was done in a careful way and that the product contains that what the label tells you.
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