Company Overview

Businesses, regulators and consumers look to NSF for the development of public health standards and services that help protect the world’s food, water, consumer products and environment.

Since 1944, NSF has stood at the forefront of global efforts to improve human and planet health. As an independent, internationally recognized organization, we play a pivotal role in the development of robust public health standards. Comprising a dedicated standards team and a team of service professionals, we employ a multi-faceted approach. NSF engages in the rigorous testing, auditing, and certification of an array of products and services. The NSF mark serves as an emblem of assurance, signifying to consumers, retailers, and regulatory bodies that our certified products meet or exceed requisite standards.

Our world-renowned staff of auditors, engineers, microbiologists, toxicologists, chemists, and public health experts provides services in 180 countries across all major industries. Our ISO/IEC 17025-accredited, state-of-the-art global laboratories offer a wide range of testing, certification, and technical services as well as human health risk assessments. Additionally, NSF is a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center on Food Safety, Water Quality and Medical Device Safety.

Our Mission
Since 1944, our mission has been to improve human and planet health. This mission is carried out by thousands of team members around the world, including microbiologists, toxicologists, chemists, engineers, and environmental and public health professionals.

Our Values
The core of accomplishing our mission is building a thriving culture and ensuring the well-being of our team. Every aspect of our business, including client focus and growth, stems from this fundamental commitment. Our culture is rooted in four central values: Doing the Right Thing, Treating People Well, Relentlessly Pursuing Excellence, and Embracing Unity Within NSF. These principles drive all of our actions.

  • Do the Right Thing: NSF is honest and trustworthy in all that we do. We stand behind our mission to improve human and planet health and we always follow the science. This means we face each situation and decision with unwavering integrity, answering first to our ethics. Learn more
  • Treat People Well: NSF is dedicated to being an inclusive workplace where everyone is treated with respect, dignity and professionalism. We value unique perspectives, ideas and expertise. Learn more
  • Relentlessly Pursue Excellence: NSF is committed to delivering the highest quality in all we do. We pursue continual improvement and empower our team to be bold and think big. Learn more
  • We are One NSF: We collaborate, solve problems and deliver results with a selfless commitment to each other. We believe that together, we can do more for our clients. Every single person at NSF plays a vital role in fulfilling our mission. Learn more


Thanks to NSF’s mission, supportive global community and inclusive culture, team members get to make their mark — on the organization and on human and planet health. Join us to be a part of this worthy cause.

Improving our world doesn’t happen on its own. It requires mission-driven people to tackle some of the biggest challenges related to human and planet health. We measure our impact through the millions of people we help to access safe food, clean water, and life-enhancing health products and technologies.


Company Summary
NSF International
Number of Employees
(800) 673-6275
789 North Dixboro Road
Ann Arbor, MI