• Product Formulation
  • Dietary Supplement Label Review
  • International Product Registration


Michael Schaeffer LLC provides professional & technical expertise to manufacturers, consumer brands, distributors, and ingredient suppliers in the natural products industry.

Dietary Supplement Label & Product Review

Full compliance review to assure your product is fully FDA & FTC compliant.

We review:
  • Supplement / Nutrition Facts panel
  • Ingredient statement
  • Botanical ingredients and constituents
  • Major food allergen labeling
  • Structure/function claims and disclaimer
  • Warning, caution, and notice statements
  • General formatting and layout

Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) (21 CFR 111)

Ensuring that products are consistently produced and controlled according to quality standards benefits us all.

We review SOP’s for GMP:
  • Ingredient Specifications
  • Master Manufacturing & Batch Records
  • In-Process and Quality Controls
  • Holding & Distributing, Returns & Complaints
  • Preparing for FDA Inspections

Product Formulation

Decades of formulation experience, we have the technical know-how to help you put together the ideal formula for your needs, focusing on the appropriateness of ingredient combinations, while keeping your bottom line in mind.

Botanical Identity and Medicinal Plants

Fully knowledgeable of botanical ingredients to ensure they are properly declared on your label. Compile literature on the safety and efficacy of medicinal plants. Advise on methods of assuring botanical identity and interpretation of chemical analysis of constituents.

Lab Analysis and Testing

Coordinate research projects with contract labs and other consultants.

Business Strategy

Defines business strategy, helping to streamline operations to positively impact your bottom line improvements to achieve objectives of all stakeholders

International Product Documentation

Preparation of documentation for international product registration.

Labels and Packaging

Guidance on packaging options for bottles, lids, seals, etc. Referrals to experienced graphic designers in branding, supplement facts panels, packaging & label design, as well as experienced printers in label production.

Michael Schaeffer

As a well-recognized industry leader with a 30+ year proven track record in custom contract manufacturing and product formulations, I can streamline your manufacturing processes and can assist in your consumer growth initiatives.

Whether you have products in the marketplace or you need a new product formulated, I will ensure that each product is FDA & FTC regulatory compliant.

My purpose is to be of service to you so that you can achieve your goals.

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“There are not enough superlatives to explain how valuable as asset Michael Schaeffer has been to our companies success. From raw material sourcing, formulating, regulatory, logistics, and industry insight, Michael is one of the few people that understands every facet of the dietary supplement industry. Not only is he an all-star, he is the ultimate team player. When you work with Michael, he seamlessly becomes part of your company. I have known Michael for just under 20 years. He is an excellent person and truly cares about your success and well-being. He always goes above and beyond. I would not hesitate to recommend Michael to anyone who wants to move their company forward.” Thomas Bedford, Jamieson Natural Resources
“Michael Schaeffer and I have a business relationship that goes back to the early 1990’s. As a small start up company, Michael Schaeffer saw promise in our herbal supplement company, Renew Life. Over the next 20 years, together with Michael, my wife Brenda Watson and I grew that company into one of the largest supplement companies and the largest probiotics brands in North America. This would not have been possible without Michael Schaeffer. Michael is a unique in the natural products industry. He is a blend of extremely skilled technical expertise and he possesses a sophisticated business intellect. On many occasions Michael assisted us with product formulations where his input made the difference in creating ultimately a successful  product. Together we formulated many multi-million dollar products. In addition to technical expertise, Michael has always and continues to maintain the highest professional and ethical standards in our business and personal relationship. Simply enough, Michael does what he says he is going to do when he says he will do it. There is no one in the natural products industry that I trust as much as Michael Schaeffer.  He is simply “The Best".” Stan Watson, Founder of Renew Life

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Michael Schaeffer, cell: 503-502-9992

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