June 4, 2012
-- VANCOUVER, BC – The Original Seabuckthorn Company of Peachland, British Columbia, Canada is pleased to announce that after a four-year application process, their flagship Licensed to Heal nutritional supplement SBT Seabuckthorn Single Source has earned a Health Canada NHP Product License.
Health Canada (http://www.hc-
sc.gc.ca/), the agency that regulates the availability of consumer products with reported health benefits, issues licenses to Canada’s Natural Health Product (NHP) manufacturers only after a rigorous application process that ensures the products’ health benefits are proven to a scientific standard. SBT Single Source was one of the 59% of successful applicants in the 4th quarter of 2011.
“The importance of a product license cannot be overstated,”
says Chuck Barton, VP Sales & Marketing. “We Canadians are protected by a set of laws that prevent the sale of unlicensed health products. Health Canada’s vetting process sets the standard for product safety not only in Canada, but across the world, and that means our SBT Single Source is in very rarefied company – the ‘best of the best’ of global nutritional products.”
A best-seller since its debut in August of 2008, SBT Single Source (NPN # 80028290) is a proven nutritional powerhouse, with clinical studies supporting its contribution to heart health, skincare, joint function and gastrointestinal wellbeing. A blend of the seed and fruit oils from the Seabuckthorn plant, SBT Single Source is certified organic and contains certified values of Omegas 3, 6, 7 and 9; the full spectrum (Vitamin E); 41 carotenoids, 17 phytosterols and 8 phospholipids.
“More than any other product I’ve seen, SBT Single Source has been changing lives since we first brought it to market,” says CEO Susan McLoughlin. “The science was there, and now with Health Canada’s blessing we are free to bring its salutary benefits to Canada and the world.”
SBT Single Source is available at www.seabuckthorn.com and at over 700 retailers across Canada and the United States.
SBT Seabuckthorn – The Original Seabuckthorn Company – (www.seabuckthorn.com)
provides a complete line of skin care products and supplements utilising the healing properties of seabuckthorn, and their products are available in close to 600 stores across Canada. Two of their other nutritional products, SBT Flavone Capsules & SBT Seed Oil Capsules, are also licensed by Health Canada.
SBT Seabuckthorn International, Peachland, BC, Canada
Chuck Barton, VP Sales & Marketing