Subject: Re: Vitamins: Check quality yourself!
>A good test of vitamins is have the USP approval
>on the label. They say that the product will disolve in your system
>within 45 minutes. A good test for this is to take the vitamin pills
>and place them in a small amount of vinegar and see if they disolve in
>the required 45 minutes. if so, then you have an acceptable product.
Although quality control is a real and serious issue in the
supplement business, the self-test you describe is not the
USP method and will not yield reliable results of disintegration
or dissolution. This is a popular misconception.