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Our Fish Oil and Other Certifications

Icelandirect holds numerous certifications regarding the importing of fish, salmon and other marine oils for both human and pet consumption. Our main source of fish oil is Iceland because the it consistently produces the highest quality fish oils available anywhere. While the main source of our (wild) salmon oil is Alaska, also renowned for producing the highest quality salmon oil on the planet.

Given the different origins and wide array of variance in fish oil quality, we take pride in the many certifications we have been awarded. You can rest assured, all bulk forms and private label fish oil products are certified and of the absolute best quality.

Read more about our certifications below.


The pet health market was valued at $47.1 billion dollars worldwide and is expected to continue growing. In the past, consumers were only looking for affordable pet health products but this behavior is slowly changing. View The APPA Certification.


Looking for a company to manufacture your products? While look at different companies, you may have noticed that some of them follow the cGMP regulations. But what exactly is cGMP?  View the cGMP Certification.

FDA Registered

The FDA, or Food and Drug Administration, is the official federal agency for the United States. It overlooks the safety and effectiveness of many consumer products. View the FDA Registered Certification.

Friend Earth

When it comes to food products and supplements, very few companies focus on letting their customers that they partake in sustainable practices.  View Friend Earth Certification.

Friend Sea

Friend of the Sea is a certification program that shows that you are a fishery or that you source from a fishery that partakes in sustainable fishing practices.  View Friend Sea Certification.


GOED is short for Global Organization for EPA & DHA omega-3s. As you may know, omega-3 supplements such as fish oil have become one of the most popular products in the consumer market.  View the GOED Omega-3s Certification.

Green Tech

Green Tech is an umbrella term that is referring to products being created using green technology. Rather than using traditional processes for product creation, green alternatives are being used.  View Green Tech Certification.


Assuring food safety to your customers is an important part of inspiring confidence in your products and brand. The Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP). View the HACCP Certification.

Halal Certification

The IFANCA Halal Certification is given to companies whose products meet the quality and alignment of halal standards. View the Halal Certification.

HGO3 Pet

Fish oil is known for its anti-flammatory properties and its benefit to heart health in humans. The same benefits can be observed in pets. Fish oil has also been seen to help with pet skin issues and more.  View HGO3 Pet Certification.

Iceland Premium

While fish oils are one of the most popular supplements, the quality of fish oil products needs to be addressed. There have been many stories that showed some fish oil products had high levels of mercury and PCBs. View Iceland Premium Certification.

Iceland Responsible

Today, many fish products are imported or sourced from Iceland. It is Europe’s largest market for seafood products and the region also sources products for many American and International companies.  View Iceland Responsible Certification.


When looking for a company to work with for outsourcing manufacturing, you may want to look for a facility that has met the ISO 9001 standard. View the ISO 9001 Certification.


If you’re selling a seafood supplement such as fish oil, it may be helpful to market a product with the MSC label or get the MSC certification. This is a certification offered by SCS Global Services, a third-party company. View the MSC Certification.


NSF is the only independent, third-party testing organization that offers true testing of dietary supplements. NSF does not simply evaluate test data submitted by manufacturers or analyze just a single sample of a product and give it our okay. We conduct product testing in our own accredited laboratories to confirm that the actual contents of the supplement product match those printed on the label. We also check to make sure no unlisted ingredients or potentially harmful levels of impurities are present in products that carry our certification. With NSF certification, you get the continued assurance that only our ongoing testing programs can provide. View The NSF Certification.

NSF Sport

NSF’s global Certified for Sport® program helps athletes, dieticians, coaches, and consumers make safer decisions when choosing sports supplements. The Certified for Sport® certification is the only independent third-party certification program recognized by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, and the Canadian Football League. Certified for Sport® is also recommended by the NFL, NBA, PGA, LPGA, CCES, CPSDA, iNADO, Ironman, NASCAR, Taylor Hooton Foundation, and many other organizations seeking to mitigate the risks of contaminated dietary supplements. View The NSF Sport Certification.


Many seafood products, it’s important to inspire confidence in consumers. There can be issues witmercury, PCBs, and bacteria that can be harmful to humans when consumed.  View The NOAA Certification.

Prop 65

Proposition 65 is a sort of warning you find in many consumer products sold in California. It is only required in the state of California to warn consumers about the risks that a product may pose. View Proposition 65 Certification.


The USDA, or United States Department of Agriculture, oversees the safety and efficacy of foods and supplements in the country. View The USDA Certification.

USDA Organic

In the natural supplement space, many products are composed of organic ingredients and can use the label to help sell the product. View The USDA Organic Certification.

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