Intertek's Ageus Solutions Offers Expanded Product Stewardship Services

    An integrated approach to profiling, planning, and meeting the global
    environmental, safety and electrical requirements for your products.

    KANATA, ON, Oct. 29 /CNW Telbec/ - Ageus Solutions
(, a leader in global environmental compliance
consulting, technology services, and product stewardship, a unit of Intertek
(, a leading international provider of quality and safety
services to a wide range of industries, now offers expanded product
stewardship services to include safety and electrical requirements in addition
to environmental requirements for products. The product stewardship service
profiles requirements related to RoHS, WEEE, REACH, EPEAT, California
Proposition 65, US EPA's TSCA, China RoHS, Korea RoHS, CE marking, EMC/EMI,
IEC 111, Japan Green (JGPSSI), EuP, packaging and battery directives, and
other emerging and established requirements.
    Combining Ageus Solutions' experience in environmental compliance with
Intertek's expertise in quality and safety testing is a natural fit to provide
companies with a full complement of global product stewardship services.
Ageus Solutions' standard product stewardship program includes the following:

    - Two year profile of product requirements including
        - Legislative requirements
        - Industry requirements
        - Budgetary requirements
        - Engineering, logistical, materials, and labeling requirements
        - Adjustments for current and projected global sales model
        - Adjustments for evolutions in product portfolio
        - Implications and timelines
    - Regular meetings to discuss evolving requirements and related impacts
    - Monthly report on changes in global requirements and impact on your
    - Information Change Notices (ICNs) distributed in a timely manner for
      significant changes in global requirements
    - On-call support for any questions or arising issues on global product

    Ageus Solutions' international experts focus on a range of product
requirements including:

    - Material restrictions
    - Material declaration requirements
    - Corporate requirements
    - Packaging restrictions
    - Product and package labeling
    - Eco-design requirements
    - Certification requirements
    - Corporate planning and budgeting
    - Registration of products and activities
    - Collection and recycling
    - Emerging global product, packaging, and documentation requirements
    - NEW - safety, EMC/EMI, and other product certification requirements

    Requirements and decisions related to product compliance are also graded
from "required" to "recommended" to "optional".
    Ageus Solutions' product stewardship services distill a company's global
product requirements into a manageable system that allows for budgeting,
planning and achieving compliance in the marketspace specific to the product.

    About Intertek

    Global Leadership, Personalized Service

    With international headquarters in London, Intertek covers the world
through its more than 940 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. Our
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 Ageus Solutions

    Move to Green

    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 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, (613) 599-4321,,,

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