Manufacturers, regulators, and consumers look to NSF International for the development of public health standards and certification programs that help protect the world’s food, water, consumer products, and environment. Founded in 1944, our mission is to protect and improve global human health. NSF International has a professional staff of engineers, microbiologists, toxicologists, chemists, public health experts, and certification specialists in locations worldwide. As an independent and accredited organization, we develop standards as well as test and certify products and systems. NSF has developed more than 90 public health and safety American National Standards and over 30 protocols for appliances, food equipment, drinking water filters, and other products. We also provide auditing, education, and risk management solutions for public health and the environment. NSF employees are passionate volunteers. Our employees volunteer their time and resources to help organization such as the United Way, American Red Cross, Food Gatherers, and many more. NSF International fosters innovation and creativity, promotes personal and professional growth, operates using sound scientific principles, and demonstrates social and environmental responsibility.