EDMONTON, Canada--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Radient Technologies Inc. ("Radient") (TSX VENTURE:RTI), announced today that it has received a Site License issued by Health Canada under the authority of the Natural Health Products (“NHP”) Regulations for the manufacturing, packaging and labeling of natural health products at its manufacturing facility in Edmonton, Alberta.
Radient’s facility, commissioned in January, 2014, is a 20,000 square foot manufacturing plant centered around Radient’s patented, proprietary technology, Microwave Assisted Processing (“MAP”). With MAP, Radient produces natural extracts for a global list of customers as well as its own extracts, at significantly lower cost, higher purity, and improved efficiency relative to conventional methods.
“We are proud to have met the high standards required of the Site License, and with this milestone, look forward to using MAP to the benefit of our customers in natural health fields,” said Denis Taschuk, President and CEO of Radient.
As a licensed site, Radient’s facility has demonstrated Good Manufacturing Practices, meeting rigorous standards across a number of functions from its sanitation program, to quality assurance, to record keeping. The Site License also requires the facility to have, according to Health Canada, “procedures in place for distribution records and product recalls and for the handling, storage and delivery of their products.”
Radient extracts natural compounds from a range of biological materials using microwave assisted processing ("MAP™"), a patented technology platform which provides superior customer outcomes in terms of ingredient purity, yield, and cost. From its initial 20,000 square foot manufacturing plant in Edmonton, Alberta, Radient serves market leaders in industries that include pharmaceutical, food, beverage, natural health, personal care and biofuel markets. Visit http://www.radientinc.com for more information.