Intertek Presents Free Webinar on Green Claims

A review of the requirements for green marketing claims

OTTAWA, Oct. 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 Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. EDT providing information on environmental "green" claims.

Have you used or intended to use Green Marketing Claims such as 'lead free', 'BPA free', 'environmentally friendly', or 'recyclable'? If you use these or similar product claims, there are standards that you need to meet in the US, Canada, and Europe. This webinar will cover the requirements in these markets, typical types of Green Claims, and the steps/methodology to validate a Green Claim to the US, Canadian, and European standards.

If you are promoting a product using a Green Claim or thinking about using a Green Claim in the future, this is a 'must see' webinar. Join us on October 14, 2009 at 10 a.m. EDT for a free 1 hour webinar reviewing the requirements for green marketing claims.

    
    Topics to be addressed:

    -   Review of Green Claims
    -   Types of Green Claims
    -   US, Canadian, and European standards
    -   Risk factors and recent actions
    -   Methodologies to validate product Green Claims
        -  Consumer products
        -  Professional products

    Who should attend?

    -   Product compliance primes
    -   Corporate compliance primes
    -   Product marketing
    -   Product development primes
    

Join us to learn more about how a valid green claim can give your company a competitive edge. For more information or to register for this webinar, please visit http://www.intertek.com/events/2009/10-14-webinar-is-your-product-really-green

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

Intertek Health & Environmental Services offers the complete solution for global, regional, or local compliance, providing sound traceability systems and strict enforcement of due diligence policies. Intertek does more than simply help our clients comply, we give them the competitive advantage they desire. Our Services offer comprehensive solutions for RoHS, Restricted Substances, CPSIA, REACH, California Proposition 65, Carbon Management, and Greenhouse Gas reduction, including on-call consulting, testing and analysis, legal representation, certification, and corporate education appropriate for all types and levels of business. 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

SOURCE INTERTEK HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL

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

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