The AcnEase® formula is protected by trade secrets and the product is manufactured in the USA in an FDA approved facility.
AcnEase® is manufactured in the USA according to GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices). The herbs are tested extensively (see QC) before being extracted using state of the art equipment. Extracts are boiled for 1 hour 40 minutes; raw materials that are not extracted are hot air sterilized at 140°C for 3 hours. The finished products are then thin coated to minimize taste and facilitate swallowing, and packaged in temper and environment resistant bottles.
All raw materials and final tablets are subjected to rigorous testing according to pharmacopeia`s standards.
Raw materials are visually inspected for evidence of mold, rot or any indication that the herbs are not of acceptable quality according to specific SOP's. Each extract is tested for: DDT, Benzex, Arsenic, and Lead. Microbiological testing is performed to check for Colony Forming Units, colibacillus, serratieae, shigella, golden staphylococcus, hemolytic staphylococcus, pathogenic bacteria, mold and yeast.
Tablets are routinely tested according to a predetermined regimen as to meet the quality standards regarding purity and stability of the ingredients and water content. The tablets are also tested for hardness, appearance, integrity and dissolution. Stability testing for a minimum of 24 months is also performed on the commercial batches.