The Informed Choice raw material certification provides suppliers with the assurance that their ingredients carrying the Informed Choice mark have been regularly tested for substances considered prohibited in sport. In addition, Informed Choice also ensures that ingredients have been manufactured to high quality standards. Responsible ingredient suppliers have made Informed Choice part of their existing quality assurance systems to ensure their ingredient is not contaminated prior to blending.
Research has shown ingredients are one of the main causes for contamination within sports nutritional supplements. By regularly testing the ingredient prior to use, manufacturing can be confident in the safety and integrity of the ingredient.