Pink Sheet is part of Pharma Intelligence UK Limited

This site is operated by Pharma Intelligence UK Limited, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 13787459 whose registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. The Pharma Intelligence group is owned by Caerus Topco S.à r.l. and all copyright resides with the group.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By


Solvents, Taxonomy Confusion Can Lead To Unintentional Botanical Adulteration

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Adulteration of botanical products may occur when ingredient suppliers use potentially toxic solvents in the extraction process or when confusion arises over plants’ common names, say presenters at a U.S. Pharmacopeia workshop.

You may also be interested in...

In Brief

GSK comments on nicotine’s status; Perrigo launches formula; NAI sales up with licensing revenue; Japanese star anise is adulterant; POMx for sale; toothpaste nurdle suit settled; Virility Max recalled

NDI Guidance Sparks Questions Even From Firms Ready To Comply

FDA’s new dietary ingredient notification draft guidance draws questions even from firms that expect compliance will not require drastic changes in their processes.

NaZura’s Lovidia Weight-Loss Supplement Strategy Focused On Brand Building

NaZura BioHealth, spun out from Elcelyx Therapeutics, will market its Lovidia weight-loss product in 2014 when it launches into the direct-response channel, before potential suitors get serious about acquiring the brand.


Latest News
See All



Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts