Intertek’s Vancouver, BC Laboratory Announces CBTL Accreditation Under Category HOUS

Accreditation offers manufacturers complete package for North American and Global Certification

Chicago, IL, June 05, 2009 --( Intertek (LSE: ITRK), a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a range of industries worldwide, announces that Intertek’ Vancouver has received IECEE CBTL accreditation under Category HOUS, covering many IEC 60335 standards. This accreditation gives manufacturers who want to test their electrical household appliances at the Vancouver facility a complete testing solution for full North American and global certifications.

“Our objective is to provide our clients with a single solution for all of their testing and certification needs,” said John Quigley, Director, Customer Operations, Intertek. “This new accreditation gives manufacturers the tools they need to expand their business globally, and offers west coast manufacturers the convenience of testing locally.

The Commercial & Electrical division of Intertek provides testing and certification services, including product safety testing and certification, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing, performance testing, and management systems certification. These services provide global market access to customers in industries such as cables and wiring accessories, electronics, household appliances, IT, industrial machinery, medical devices, telecommunications, and wireless technology.

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