Supplement Facts Panel Creation

The Supplement Facts Panel provides important information about the nutritional content of food products. Knowing what to include in a Supplement Facts Panel, as well as where it should be located on the label, can help companies ensure their products meet the legal requirements for labeling.

We can help you create a Supplement Facts Panel with proper attention to font, thickness, and box size. We ensure your supplement facts panel perfectly caters to the format requirements and remains print-ready

Supplement Facts Panel Labeling Requirements

Every dietary supplement sold in US must have a Supplement Facts Panel. It is the most important and complex requirement. Various formats for Supplement Facts Panels are allowed. The panels must have the following core information:

Serving Size Information

A serving size is an amount of food listed on a product's Nutrition Facts or food label.

Names and Quantities of Ingredients

Listing of each ingredient in the supplement whereas quantity measurements in IU’s (International Units).

Critical Components

List the quantities and percent daily value for sodium, dietary fibre, total carbohydrate, sugars, protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, iron and calcium.

Common Names of Ingredients with No Daily Value

Use the common name of an ingredient if FDA has not established its daily value.

Amount Per Serving

Include amount per serving. For example, per capsule, per packet, per 5 tablets, etc.

Nutritional Information

A list of calories from fat, saturated fat, total fat and cholesterol. If your supplement contains any measurable amount of trans fat, place that information directly under the listing for saturated fat.

DV Percent on Dietary Ingredients

DV means Daily Value. According to FDA, the percent daily value on all dietary ingredients must be declared.

Supplement Facts Panel

Supplement Facts Panel Label Formats

The format of the supplement facts panel must be strictly followed, such as being enclosed in a box, font type, thickness of bars within the table, etc.  These details may be scrutinized at the US customs border by FDA officials. Failing to follow the FDA regulations for dietary supplement facts panels can result in action by the FDA or complaints from consumers or consumer rights organizations. It is important that you have an expert like Quality Smart Solutions, to review and, if required, prepare your Supplement Facts Panel.

What is a Supplement Facts Panel?

A Supplement Facts Panel is a required element of food labeling for products that contain nutritional supplements, such as vitamins and minerals. This section of the label informs consumers about the type and amount of nutrients included in the product, as well as other key facts such as serving size and the number of servings per container. By providing this information, customers can make an informed choice when selecting which product to purchase.  The Supplement Facts Panel provides important information about the nutritional content of food products. Knowing what to include in a Supplement Facts Panel, as well as where it should be located on the label, can help companies ensure their products meet the legal requirements for labeling.

Supplement Facts Panel
When is a Supplement Facts Panel required?

When is a Supplement Facts Panel Required?

A Supplement Facts Panel is only required on the label of a food product that contains dietary ingredients such as vitamins, minerals, herbs, or amino acids. These products are typically marketed as nutrition aids or used to supplement an individual’s diet. If a food product does not include any of these ingredients, then it need not contain the Supplement Facts Panel.

What Information Must the Supplement Facts Panel Include?

The Supplement Facts Panel must include a listing of the dietary ingredients in descending order by weight or volume and must also provide the quantity per serving. To ensure accuracy, manufacturers must always use the proper names and descriptions of the nutrients so consumers can easily identify them. Finally, it’s important to include a statement of Percent Daily Value, which indicates what percentage of the recommended daily value is met by consuming one serving of the food product.

QSS Images (69)
How should the Supplement Facts Panel be formatted?

How Should the Supplement Facts Panel be Formatted?

The Supplement Facts Panel must adhere to the strict formatting outlined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Labels must also display information in a consistent manner so that consumers can easily read, compare, and accurately identify the nutrients or dietary ingredients included in each product. Additionally, manufacturers must ensure there is sufficient space on the panel to display all of the necessary information for each ingredient.

How to create an Effective and Compliant Supplement Facts Panel?

It’s essential that food manufacturers and suppliers are familiar with the Legal Regulatory requirements for supplement facts panels in order to ensure they meet the FDA’s standards. To make sure you create an effective and compliant supplement facts panel, consider the following tips: Always adhere to the FDA-required format; Ensure accurate nutrient declaration; Include full ingredient declarations; Use consistent units of measure; Include additional information when necessary. These helpful tips will help ensure your product meets all legal, regulatory and labeling requirements in the United States.

How to create an Effective and Compliant Supplement Facts Panel?
Need Help Creating Your Supplement Facts Panel?

Please complete the form below. We will respond to you soon.

Select all applicable Services
Select countries of interest
0/5 (0 Reviews)
This website uses cookies to provide necessary site functionality and improve your online experience. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies as outlined in Quality Smart Solutions's online privacy statement.