Intertek Presents Free Webinar on REACH Registration

    A review of the budgeting and completing steps of REACH Registration from
    a business perspective

    OTTAWA, Feb. 11 /CNW Telbec/ - Intertek (, the
leading provider of quality and safety solutions will present a free one-hour
online webinar on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 10 am EST (16:00 CET) and 2 pm
EST (20:00 CET) for a free 1 hour webinar reviewing the steps to completing
REACH Registration from a business perspective.
    Now that pre-registration is complete, companies are looking to begin
registration. As with any project in a modern day company, the first stage is
budgeting. This Intertek webinar will go over the steps to completing a REACH
dossier and registration from a business perspective including budgeting,
decision trees, data gathering, pros and cons of SIEF participation, and
dossier completion. As part of the budgeting process, the webinar will discuss
ruling by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) of accounting of
a REACH dossier as an intangible or capital asset instead of an expense.
    Join us on February 24h at 10 am EST (16:00 CET) or 2 pm EST (20:00 CET)
for a free 1 hour webinar reviewing the steps to completing REACH Registration
from a business perspective

    Topics to be addressed:

    - Initial organizational details
    - Budgeting
    - Decision Tree
    - Recommendations for project management
    - Price points in dossier creation
    - Pros and Cons of SIEF participation
    - What is a SIEF facilitator and what do they offer your business?
    - Accounting for a REACH dossier as an asset, not an expense (IASB
    - REACH Enforcement including recent enforcement cases

    Who should attend?

    - Procurement and supply chain management
    - Regulatory Affairs
    - HSE primes
    - Product management
    - Operations management
    - Those responsible for product compliance and certification.

    Join us to learn more about completing a REACH dossier and registration
for your next steps towards REACH compliance. For more information or to
register for this webinar, please visit:


    About Intertek Health & Environmental Services (

    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 (

    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 110 countries around
the world.

    For more information, visit

For further information:

For further information: Jonathan Hughes, Manager, Business Development
(REACH), Intertek Ageus Solutions, (613) 599-3166 ext. 2222,;;

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