BioCell Technology has announced that the latest formulation of its anti-ageing ingredient BioCell Collagen is now halal certified.

The product has been certified by the Islamic Society of the Washington Area-ISWA and the Halal Quality Control / Halal Certification Germany.

BioCell Technology president Suhail Ishaq said: “We are pleased to now offer finished goods manufacturers’ choices to meet the needs of their consumers with this additional grade of BioCell Collagen.

“BioCell Collagen is a clinically tested dietary ingredient that is said to promote youthful-looking skin and healthy connective tissues.”

“Global consumer demand made it possible for us to seek certifications from these two groups.”

Several leading brands use BioCell Collagen in their formulations to boost skin’s elasticity. The ingredient is also claimed to make skin look healthier and younger.

BioCell Collagen is a clinically tested dietary ingredient that is said to promote youthful-looking skin and healthy connective tissues. It contains a patented composition of naturally occurring hydrolysed collagen type II (60-70%), chondroitin sulfate (20%) and hyaluronic acid (10%).

It is also self-affirmed generally recognised as safe (GRAS) and is available for both oral and topical applications.

BioCell Technology makes raw material ingredients for dietary supplements, functional foods and cosmetics.