AHPA Amends Guidance Policy, States Forbiddance of Class 1 Solvents

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA; Silver Spring, MD) has revised its guidance policy on residual solvents in herbal extracts, now specifically prohibiting the use of Class 1 solvents. The association also amended its policy concerning the use of acetic acid when it is present in liquid extracts formulated to contain vinegar or acetic acid.
Read more about the AHPA’s revision of guidance policy for residual solvents in herbal extracts at Nutritional Outlook.