Intertek Ageus Solutions to Host a Free REACH Only Representative Webinar on March 18, 2008

    KANATA, ON, March 4 /CNW Telbec/ - Intertek Ageus Solutions
( is pleased to host a free online webinar on the
"Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals" (REACH) Only
Representative option for non-EU producers of regulated chemicals, substances,
preparations and finished articles. Before December 1, 2008, non-EU producers
will have to decide between four choices for REACH pre-registration which will
have a vast impact on their future position and ability to sell products in
the European marketplace:

    1. Pre-register their products through an importer
    2. Pre-register their products through an Only Representative
    3. Request that pre-registration be performed by upstream suppliers
    4. Terminate sales of their products to the EU.

    Join us on March 18th at 2:00 pm Eastern Time for a free 1-hour online
webinar to review the principal mechanisms allowing non-EU companies to
participate in the pre-registration and registration processes, and achieve
REACH compliance.

    Topics to be Addressed:

    - Why non-EU companies cannot directly register their products under
    - Evolving trends in REACH
    - Pros and cons of REACH pre-registration and registration by importers
    - Pros and cons of REACH pre-registration and registration by an Only
    - Expanding role of the registrant
           - What your representative needs to do
           - What your representative needs to know
    - Auditing your representative
    - Overcoming disclosure issues
    - An update on REACH registration and REACH-IT

    Who Should Attend?

    - Corporate Management
    - Sales and Marketing
    - Product Development
    - Product Management
    - Regulatory Affairs
    - Engineering
    - Those responsible for product compliance, testing and/or certification.

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

    About Intertek

    Intertek is a leading international provider of quality and safety
services to a wide range of global and local industries. Partnership with
Intertek brings increased value to customers' products and processes,
ultimately supporting their success in the global market place. Intertek has
the experience, expertise, resources and global reach to support its customers
through its extensive network of laboratories and offices and over 20,000
people in more than 100 countries around the world.

    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 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 Ageus Solutions'
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.

For further information:

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

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