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Amanda Vickers

NCNPA Board Member

Amanda Vickers is an academically trained ethnobotanist and the Research and Laboratory Manager for the US Botanical Safety Laboratory. Started in April 2012, USBSL is an FDA-registered nautral products formulation and botanical ingredient analytical laboratory operated by Bent Creek Institute and affiliated with The North Carolina Arboretum Germplasm Repository in Asheville, North Carolina (USA). USBSL offers routine botanical identity, microbial, heavy metal, pesticide, and phytochemical testing services, as well as product development and manufacturing assistance in cosmetics, personal and home care products, and dietary supplements.