Is Vital Choice Sockeye Salmon Oil tested for purity?
Vital Choice Sockeye Salmon Oil supplements are tested and certified for potency and purity by NSF International. Additional purity testing is done by Axys Analytical Services and Covance Laboratories. This includes testing for metals, dioxins, furans and all 209 PCB congeners. Results from our most recent testing showed the following results: • Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) Total Toxic Equivalent (TEQ): 6.71 pg/g (ppt) (0.00000671 ppm) (European Maximum Level is 10 pg/g) • Dioxins and Furans TEQ: 3.3 pg/g (ppt) (0.0000033 ppm) • Lead: Not detected (0.1 ppm) • Cadmium: Not detected (0.02 ppm) • Mercury: Not detected (0.01 ppm) • Arsenic: 2.3 ppm (There are no reports of toxicity in man or animals from consumption of the organic arsenic present in seafood) • Peroxides: 2.06 ME/KG To put the PCBs and Dioxins and Furan numbers into perspective, the World Health Organization recommends that Total Daily Intake not exceed 2 PPT per kg of body weight. According to this, the daily limit for