CRN Recommended Guidelines for SARMs‐Containing Dietary Supplements

These voluntary guidelines address the distribution and marketing of dietary supplement products containing selective  androgen  receptor  modulators (SARMs). CRN  recommends  that  its  members  follow  these  guidelines for their dietary  supplement  products,  and  encourages  all  dietary  supplement  producers  and marketers to follow these recommendations.  

Recommended Guidelines for Labeling and Formulation of Melatonin-containing Dietary Supplements for Sleep Support

Melatonin is a naturally occurring hormone made by the pineal gland which helps to control sleep and wake cycles. It is a dietary ingredient present in dietary supplements used for sleep support. The safety of melatonin supplementation in various dosage formulations has been assessed in numerous clinical studies, as well as by authoritative and regulatory bodies.

Milestones: CRN/NAD Program Reviews Dietary Supplement Advertisements for Truth and Accuracy

CRN and the National Advertising Division (NAD) Celebrate Ten Years of Self-Regulatory Excellence: Program Reviews Dietary Supplement Advertisements for Truth and Accuracy. "Like all industries, we rely on the bond of trust between consumer and marketer. That bond has been stretched by companies that are clearly ignoring advertising laws that exist to protect the public as well as responsible companies that abide by those laws."

Code of Ethics

CRN and its members share a commitment to improving public health through nutrition, including the appropriate use of dietary supplements and functional food.1 In pursuit of this goal, CRN’s members pledge to observe and uphold the highest ethical principles in their dealings with their customers, suppliers, competitors, regulators and consumers in order to foster confidence in our products.

Industry Initiative Targets Deceptive, False and Misleading Dietary Supplement Advertising

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN)—the dietary supplement industry’s leading trade association—has provided the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus—an investigative arm of the advertising industry’s voluntary self-regulatory body—with a series of grants enabling the NAD to expand its oversight program covering print, broadcast, infomercial and internet dietary supplements advertising.