Presented January 14, 2016 by Paul M. Coates, Ph.D.
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The Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) created a database of dietary supplement labels for products marketed in the United States. The DSLD houses labels and deconstructed label information from more than 50,000 dietary supplement products in the US marketplace.
It is currently accumulating new labels at the rate of 1,000 per month. They are in the final year of the contract with Therapeutic Research Center to acquire labels and it seemed fitting to seek input from ODS stakeholders as they consider the next iteration of the project. Specifically, government partners, industry, advocacy organizations, academic researchers, and the public have been asked for their suggestions to enhance and improve the database. Suggestions are being prioritized and evaluated by a federal panel that oversees the effort and it is expected that a new Statement of Work for a competitive acquisition will be issued in the spring of 2016. There is a lot interest in this development from the perspective of the dietary supplement industry, as reflected in the abundance of thoughtful comments from this sector.