Intertek Presents a Free Webinar on Medical Device Product Compliance with New and Upcoming Materials Restrictions and Environmental Regulations



    OTTAWA, June 8 /CNW Telbec/ - Intertek (www.intertek.com), the leading
provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries, will
present a free one-hour online webinar on Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 10:00 a.m.
EDT providing information on medical device product compliance with new and
upcoming materials restrictions and environmental regulations.
    With the recent and upcoming changes for materials restrictions and
environmental requirements for medical devices, medical device manufacturers
are experiencing unprecedented demand for material declaration and materials
restrictions for their products. The principle focus of this webinar will be
the recent new materials restrictions for medical devices, including REACH
SVHC declaration, DEHP/BPA declaration for medical device licensing in Canada,
and the inclusion of medical devices into the new RoHS directive.
    Join us on Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 10 a.m. EDT for a free 1 hour
webinar reviewing the new and upcoming materials restrictions for medical
devices.

    
    Topics to be addressed:
    -   Overview of principle changes in materials restrictions for medical
        devices
    -   Explanation of REACH SVHC requirements for medical devices
    -   Additional SVHC substances and method for inclusion of new substances
    -   Phthalate and PVC related restrictions for medical devices
    -   DEHP and BPA declaration for medical devices licensing in Canada
    -   Update of RoHS Directive and impact on medical devices

    Who should attend?
    -   Corporate management
    -   Sales and marketing
    -   Product design & development
    -   Product management
    -   Regulatory affairs
    -   Engineering,
    -   Those responsible for product compliance, testing and/or
        certification
    

    Join us to learn more about the new and upcoming materials restriction
legislations for medical devices and how Intertek's solutions can help you
make your products compliant. For more information or register for this
webinar, please visit:
http://www.ageussolutions.com/registration-2009-06-30.php
    Intertek offers a full range of health and environmental services to
assist companies in a broad range of industries comply with global regulations
such as REACH, RoHS, CPSIA, WEEE, Proposition 65, TSCA, EuP, and ELV. For
additional information about Intertek's REACH services, please contact our
experts directly at green@intertek.com or visit www.intertek.com/green.

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    About Intertek Health & Environmental Services (www.intertek.com/green)

    Intertek Health & Environmental Services offers the complete solution for
health and environmental compliance, providing sound traceability systems and
strict enforcement of due diligence policies. Intertek H&E Services does more
than simply help our clients comply, we give them the competitive advantage
they desire. Intertek H&E Services offers comprehensive services for REACH,
TSCA and California Proposition 65 including on-call consulting, product
testing and analysis, Only Representative services and corporate education
appropriate for all types and levels of business. Intertek H&E's REACH
services provide the necessary legal and technical management of REACH
requirements in the EU, representation in the EU and submission of
REACH-related information to the EU. Intertek Ageus Solutions, a unit of
Intertek Health & Environmental Services, is a leader in global environmental
compliance, consulting, technology services and product stewardship.

    About Intertek (www.intertek.com)

    Intertek (ITRK.L) is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions
serving a wide range of industries around the world. From auditing and
inspection, to testing, quality assurance and certification, Intertek people
are dedicated to adding value to customers' products and processes, supporting
their success in the global marketplace. Intertek has the expertise, resources
and global reach to support its customers through its network of more than
1,000 laboratories and offices and over 23,000 people in 100 countries around
the world.
    For more information, visit www.intertek.com.




For further information:

For further information: Jonathan Hughes, Manager, Business Development
(REACH), (613) 599-3166 ext. 2222, jonathan.hughes@intertek.com,
green@intertek.com, www.intertek.com/green

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