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Quality control of Krilex

Krilex uses 100% whole krill of the specie Euphausia pacifica, caught in the cold waters of North Pacific ocean, in Canadian territory and in a non-contaminated zone. All necessary precautions are taken to keep the krill whole and intact.

Krilex is manufactured according to the highest levels of international and Canadian norms of quality control. It is conformed to the norms of good manufacturing practices (site licence No 301122) and to the norms of the Directorate of the Natural Health Products (Natural Product Number 80018757) required by Health Canada. It is also approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

The quality of the final product is validated according to all requirements relative to the norms for chemical contaminants, heavy metals, marine toxins and microbes as specified in the following table.

Technical specifications of contaminants

Analysis Analytical Method Specification
Chemical Contaminants
PCDD, PCDF EPA < 2 pg/kg b.w./day
PCB EPA < 0,13 μg/kg b.w. /day
Pesticides USP Conform to officinal limits
Heavy Metals
Cadmium ICP-MS < 0, 09 μg/kg b.w./day
Lead ICP-MS < 0,29 μg/kg  b.w./day
Total Mercury ICP-MS < 0,29 μg/kg  b.w./day
Marine Toxins
PSP HPLC-FLD Conform to officinal limits
Domoic Acid HPLC Conform to officinal limits
Microbial Contaminants
Count of total aerobic microorganisms USP 31 < 100 000 cfu/g
Fungi contaminants(yeasts and molds) USP 31 < 10 000 cfu/g
Escherichia coli USP 31 absence
Salmonella spp. USP 31 absence
Staphylococcus aureus USP 31 absence
Pseudomonas aeruginosa USP 31 absence
Listeria monocytogenes MFHPB-29 absence