Goldenseal Root (Hydrastis canadensis)
|Publication Date:||6 October 2016|
This Standard contains requirements for dietary supplements that contain goldenseal root as an ingredient in a dietary supplement as defined as a dietary substance for use by man to supplement the diet by increasing the total dietary intake, or a concentrate, metabolite, constituent, extract, or combinations of these ingredients. With appropriate modifications to the testing methodology, this Standard can also apply to extracts of the ingredient.
Products and ingredients deemed a hazard to public health or safety by a regulatory agency having jurisdiction shall be excluded from the scope of this document.
This Standard provides test methods for ensuring the identity, strength, purity, and composition of the dietary supplement ingredient Goldenseal root (Hydrastis canadensis) to allow for the determination that this botanical ingredient is accurately identified, that the product contains the quantity of dietary ingredients and marker constituents as determined by the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP), that the ingredient does not contain unacceptable quantities of contaminants, conforms to the compliance criteria of the AHP, and can be used to facilitate GMP compliance. Other limit tests, such as for metals, microbes, and pesticides, are not included in the monograph.