Intertek Ageus Solutions to Host a Free Korea RoHS Webinar for Manufacturers and Importers of Electronic Equipment

    KANATA, ON, Dec. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - Intertek Ageus Solutions
( is pleased to host a free online Korea RoHS webinar
on December 12th, 2007 to address the questions and concerns of manufacturers
and importers of electronics and electrical equipment (EEE) with regard to
Korea's Act for Resource Recycling of Electronic Equipment (Korea RoHS). Korea
RoHS, scheduled to take effect January 2008, is a comprehensive environmental
EEE legislation including elements of WEEE, RoHS and ELV-type regulations.
"Korea RoHS: Are You Ready?" will provide guidance on controlling costs and
quality, supply chain verification, brand protection, and how to utilize
environmental compliance as a competitive advantage.
    The 1-hour webinar scheduled for 2 pm EST, is designed to benefit a wide
audience from a range of different professional backgrounds including:

    - Corporate management
    - Sales and marketing
    - Product development
    - Product management
    - Regulatory affairs
    - Engineering,
    - Those responsible for RoHS compliance, testing and/or certification

    In today's environmentally-conscious world, your market access depends on
your ability to demonstrate the RoHS compliance of your product. Over 50% of
all products and components evaluated by Intertek show non-compliance. Even
though your suppliers may have assured you of compliance, it is clear that
many do not meet current regulations. Learn how you can protect your brand and
truly ensure product compliance by attending our FREE webinar on Korea RoHS on
Wednesday, December 12th at 2:00 pm Eastern Time/ 11:00 am Pacific Time.
    Topics to be addressed by the webinar:

    - How Korea RoHS is just one of many global environmental laws
    - How Korea RoHS is similar and different from other legislation
    - How to avoid brand- and financial-risk to your business
    - The five easy steps you can take today to mitigate your risk
    - An overview of Korea RoHS services offered by Intertek Ageus Solutions

    For more information and to register for the free webinar, please go to

    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 including on-call consulting, product testing and analysis and
corporate education.
    Intertek Ageus Solutions offers compliance services related to chemicals
and materials restrictions (REACH, RoHS, TSCA and California Proposition 65);
electronic products, treatment instructions and e-waste (WEEE, Japan Green);
and by-product waste requirements (including battery, cable and packaging
requirements.) In addition, Intertek 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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