Sample testing at laboratory

QA & QC

GC Rieber Oils takes pride in manufacturing high quality Omega-3 concentrates. To secure the best value for our customers, all VivoMega concentrates undergo a thorough quality regime, from the import of raw material to the delivery of finished products.

Quality Assurance

Norway complies with the EU Hygiene Regulation (EC 853/2004, which was introduced in May 2009. All suppliers of fish to the EU must be licensed according to these detailed and strict hygiene regulations.
GC Rieber Oils is certified by NEMKO according to the ISO 9001:2008 standards. This standard is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, and the process approach and continual improvement.
At GC Rieber all manufacturing is conducted according to GMP principles.
We also undertake stringent internal controls with a primary focus on safety and quality. Our work is based upon the HACCP principles, which are incorporated in our quality system.

Quality Control

Our laboratory carries out strict internal specification testing throughout the entire production process. The testing conducted is in compliance with Eur. Pharm. and AOCS methods, and all laboratory equipment is enrolled in our preventive maintenance, calibration and qualification programs.

3rd party testing by accredited laboratories are also employed on all VivoMega products.

On-going stability studies, following established industry standards, are conducted to determine the shelf life of every product.