Intertek Ageus Solutions Offers Services for Korea RoHS - Which Comes into Effect on January 1st 2008

    Testing, consulting, and material declaration for Korea RoHS

    KANATA, ON, Dec. 20 /CNW Telbec/ - Intertek Ageus Solutions
( offers comprehensive testing, consulting, education,
material declaration, documentation, and implementation services for The Act
for Resources Recycling of Electrical/Electronic Products and Automobiles,
commonly referred to as "Korea RoHS". The Korea RoHS Enforcement Ordinance and
Regulation, which enters into effect January 2008, combines concepts from EU
WEEE, EU RoHS and EU ELV legislation into a comprehensive regulation, but
differs from the EU legislations in implementation and application.
    Intertek Ageus Solutions is a global leader in RoHS, WEEE, Korea RoHS,
China RoHS and Japan Green compliance, providing manufacturers with the
expertise to meet and surmount the challenges and expectations presented by
these and other emerging environmental regulations. Intertek Ageus Solutions'
market-leading expertise provides guidance and services to meet each of the
principle requirements of Korea RoHS.
    Intertek Ageus Solutions' Korea RoHS services include:

    - Assessment of responsibilities
    - Korea RoHS BOM assessment, material substitution, declaration of
    - Analytical testing services for restricted substances
    - Data rollup and reporting
    - Take-back and recycling options
    - Labeling and marking requirements
    - Product documentation
    - RoHS compliance submission to required authorities
    - Recycling registration
    - Dismantling and treatment instructions for recyclers
    - Design for Environment (DfE) Consulting

    "With the Korea RoHS implementation date looming, many companies are
wondering how this broad legislation will affect their products," says Bruce
Calder, General Manager of Intertek Ageus Solutions. "Our Korea RoHS services
are structured to provide our clients with a clear understanding of their
responsibilities under the legislation and a process to achieve compliance."

    About Intertek

    Intertek is a leading international service provider of quality and
safety testing and compliance services to a wide range of industries. With
international headquarters in London, Intertek covers the world through its
more than 930 laboratories and offices and 21,000 employees. Intertek has
invested in supply chain advisory and training resources in key centers
worldwide in order to provide the highest level of service. Intertek's
advisory teams focus on developing new initiatives while assisting our clients
with special projects and reporting. These advisory teams have established
themselves as the leaders in the field, working on cutting edge programs for
our clients.

    About Intertek Ageus Solutions

    Ageus Solutions, a unit of Intertek Testing Services, is a leader in
global environmental compliance, consulting, technology services and product
stewardship. Intertek Ageus Solutions provides a comprehensive approach to
compliance with e-waste requirements including product conversion, material
declaration, government reporting and due diligence documentation. Ageus
Solutions is the North American leader in Japan Green, RoHS, WEEE, and China
RoHS compliance, providing manufacturers with the expertise to meet and
surmount the challenges presented by these and other emerging environmental
regulations. Intertek Ageus Solutions has implemented environmental compliance
solutions for hundreds of manufacturers and distributors from across the globe
including Europe, the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Israel,
Taiwan and China.

For further information:

For further information: Nicole Cooper, Corporate Communications
Director, Intertek Ageus Solutions, (613) 599-4321,,,

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