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BSCG Certified Drug Free®. The Gold Standard in Dietary Supplement Certification.

The BSCG Certified Drug Free® program offers the broadest protection available for athletes and consumers in third-party dietary supplement certification. Through rigorous, independent, up-to-date scientific testing, BSCG works to ensure the quality and safety of supplement products and ingredients and protect against contamination with drugs or other agents that can lead to health problems or positive drug tests.

BSCG certification includes:

  • Batch testing for more than 392 drugs. Testing Menu includes 207+ drugs banned in sport, more than any other provider, and we are the only group to add protection against 185 prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
  • Manufacturing audit focused on GMP compliance.
  • Toxicology evaluation and formula review.
  • Random annual testing for label claims and contamination with heavy metals, pesticides, solvents and microbiological agents.

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Protect Yourself — Explore the BSCG Certified Drug Free® Database

BSCG encourages athletes, competitors and all consumers to do their research before taking a dietary supplement. Supplements are not regulated the way drugs are, and some manufacturers make questionable claims, misidentify their product's ingredients and use dangerous and banned substances as ingredients.

BSCG offers a searchable database of supplement products, ingredients and facilities that have passed the BSCG Certified Drug Free® program requirements.

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BSCG Athlete Assurance Program - Get Your Supplements Tested

BSCG provides customized testing to sports leagues, teams and individual athletes and competitors through its Athlete Assurance Program. This unique and trusted approach enables competitors and groups to have samples of their custom supplement regiment tested prior to use.

BSCG (Banned Substances Control Group) is a leading international third-party certifier of dietary and nutritional supplements. Founded in 2004 by renowned sports anti-doping scientist Don Catlin, M.D., his son Oliver Catlin and attorney Ryan Connolly, BSCG is built on more than three decades of drug-testing experience at the highest levels of sport. BSCG's work is Olympic inspired, WADA compliant and regarded as the gold standard.

The BSCG Certified Drug Free® program is rigorous, testing for more than 207 drugs banned by the world's top professional and elite sporting groups including WADA, the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, MLS, PGA, LPGA, ATP, NCAA and NASCAR. BSCG's testing menu also covers 185 prescription and over-the-counter drugs not banned in sport, making it the only supplement certification provider to offer broad protection to the general consumer.

Learn more about BSCG.