Setting the Standard for Safe, High-Quality Kratom Products
Kratom Industry Leader Partners with InstantGMP, Inc. to Help Manufacturers Follow Best Practices
Washington, D.C. July 9, 2018 — As part of its commitment to setting high industry standards to protect millions of American consumers who benefit from Kratom to manage their own well-being, the Kratom Trade Association (KTA) is partnering with InstantGMP, Inc. to provide its members with education and resources to manage their products, streamline manufacturing, and improve overall product quality and consistency in adherence to good manufacturing practices (GMPs).
Kratom is a natural botanical ingredient derived from the Mitragyna speciosa tree, a member of the coffee family. Its leaves have been used safely for decades by consumers in the United States in low doses to safely deliver a boost of energy and in higher doses to assist with minor muscle aches and pains.
To provide consumers with safe, high-quality products, KTA requires its members to adhere to a strict set of principles, sets product testing protocols exceeding GMP guidelines, and assists manufacturers in obtaining GMP facilities certifications.
InstantGMP, Inc. offers the InstantGMP™ MES software solution that helps companies simplify production processes by integrating, organizing, and managing all of their operations in one system. The software has built-in GMP workflows that streamline the entire process of manufacturing products regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
KTA’s partnership with InstantGMP, Inc. promotes the importance of GMPs within the Kratom industry and makes it easier for manufacturers to implement them in their operations.
InstantGMP, Inc. is the creator behind the InstantGMP™ software that organizes and manages manufacturing processes with the goal of improving batch quality and consistency across several different industry verticals; including biopharmaceuticals, biotech, cannabis, CBD & hemp, cosmetics, dietary supplements, e-liquids, and medical devices. The software is the brain-child of Dr. Richard Soltero, pharmaceutical veteran, and quality extraordinaire. InstantGMP, Inc.’s focus is developing software for products that are regulated by the FDA. Visit www.instantgmp.com for more information.
The Kratom Trade Association (KTA) is dedicated to the safe and responsible use of Kratom botanical products in the U.S. KTA is committed to regulatory compliance and will develop and promote use of best practices and quality standards for the industry. KTA will support Kratom research initiatives and conduct advocacy efforts to educate policy makers and the public about the benefits of Kratom, as well as dispelling common misconceptions. Visit www.kratomtrade.org for more information.