We Want You to Know

Let’s be clear. At SmartyPants, transparency is one of our core values.

So, we’re sharing every step of our manufacturing process with you, from sourcing the best ingredients to our strict manufacturing guidelines and how we test our products.

That’s the smarter approach to healthier.

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Ingredient Sourcing

We know you care about everything that goes into your body. Just like we care about everything that goes into our supplements. To provide you with premium ingredients that your body prefers and can easily use, we carefully-select each one based on recommendations from the Health and Medicine Division, our Scientific Advisory Board and the latest science and technology.

All of our ingredients go through a rigorous screening process to verify their purity and potency. So you can always be assured that you're getting the highest-quality ingredients available, without any junky binders and cheap fillers. Along with this, we always look for sustainable sources when available.

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Our Sourcing Philosophy

At SmartyPants, we make vitamins the responsible way. That means using premium ingredients that are as good for you as they are for the planet. But we don't stop there.

We also strive to be as sustainable as possible when it comes to our packaging. Our Organics bottles are made from 80 percent post-consumer recycled plastic, and our SmartyPaws supplements for dogs use eco-friendly packaging that will completely decompose over time when exposed to outdoor microbes or water.

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Omega-3 Fish Oil

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Omega-3 Fish Oil

Omega-3 Fish Oil

We make vitamins that are as planet-friendly as they are kid-friendly (and adult-friendly too). Unsustainable fishing takes a toll on fish stocks, marine life and our natural ecosystems. And we care about Mother Nature’s health as much as your own. So, our SmartyPants core line supplements for Adults and Kids include omega-3 (EPA & DHA) sourced from sustainable stocks of wild-caught small fish.

To help prevent overfishing of any one species and minimize our environmental impact, we source our fish oil from a worldwide population of fish.

Along with that, wild-caught small fish accumulate less contaminants and toxins like mercury, PCBs and dioxins than large fish species because they’re lower on the food chain, have a shorter life span and swim in the open ocean.

As a result, you get a high-quality source of omega-3s (balanced EPA & DHA) that’s good to the environment and good for you. And that’s no fish story.

In addition to this, we’re committed to innovation and are always looking for new, high-quality and even more sustainable sources of essential fatty acids like the omega-3 ALA you’ll find in our Organics gummies. We source this from vegan flaxseed oil to provide consumers with both a sustainable and vegan source of omega-3s.

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LoHan (Monk) Fruit

LoHan (Monk) Fruit

You won’t find any high fructose corn syrup here. For us, being sweet comes naturally.

Just ask our research and development team. They scoured the globe in search of the highest-quality ingredients to naturally-sweeten our gummy multivitamin supplements.

For example, we use LoHan or Monk fruit, sourced from China, to sweeten our Kids and Adult Complete and Fiber formulas.

In traditional Chinese medicine this plant is used to soothe a sore throat and coughing. In southern China, it’s thought to be a longevity aid. We include LoHan fruit for its delightful flavor.

Despite its well-known reputation, this ingredient, like all others, is tested for identity, purity (meaning no contaminants or residuals) and potency at every stage of the manufacturing process.  All SmartyPants ingredients undergo a rigorous screening process to ensure that they’re pure, potent and safe.

They are also GRAS (generally regarded as safe) affirmed using GMP processes set forth by the FDA.

In addition to this, our supplements are in compliance with California’s Proposition 65, one of the strictest standards, worldwide, for environmental toxins.

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Soil-Based Probiotics

Soil-Based Probiotics

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Gelatin

Gelatin

We use a small amount of gelatin to microencapsulate the omega-3 (EPA & DHA) fish oil included in our SmartyPants core line supplements for Adults and Kids.

However, unlike many of our competitors, our core line gummies are not gelatin based. Instead, our gummies are made with pectin from citrus fruit and apple to minimize the amount of gelatin in our formulas.

We know many people don’t consume pork products for religious or dietary reasons. So our SmartyPants Organics formulas are  gelatin-free and certified-vegetarian. 

 

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Vitamin B12 as Methylcobalamin

Vitamin B12 as Methylcobalamin

When it comes to our ingredients, we include nutrients in premium forms that your body prefers and can easily use. Our vitamin B12 is a prime example.

Vitamin B12 comes in two commercially available forms: cyanocobalamin and methylcobalamin. Cyanocobalamin, which is B12 attached to a cyanide molecule, is the most common form used in dietary supplements.

However, we choose to use the premium form, methylcobalamin, which is attached to the a methyl group. Methylcobalam is also the body’s  prefered form of B12  to support energy production and immune function.*

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

SmartyPants Supply Chain

All SmartyPants products are produced in FDA-registered, c-GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) Facilities that are compliant to the latest Code of Federal Regulations for food and dietary supplements (21 CFR 110 and 21 CFR 111). This safeguards the health of our consumers and ensures that you get a safe, clean and top-quality supplement.

Most people hate taking tests. But here at SmartyPants, testing means party time! Third-party lab testing that is. Along with our internal testing processes, we take an additional step and send every batch of finished product to a third-party, c-GMP compliant laboratory. This way we can make absolutely sure that what you read on our labels is what you get in our bottles. To find your batch results, simply visit our Certificates of Compliance page and look up the lot number from your bottle of SmartyPants.

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From start to finish, our Quality Assurance team is always working hard to make sure
that our products not only meet but (hopefully) exceed your expectations.
So, you can always count on us to deliver a premium product produced according to the industry's toughest standards.

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