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Intertek’s Toy Testing Lab at Mumbai Gets Successfully Accredited by NABL

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3/2/2015

 India, 23rdFeb, 2015 - Intertek, a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide announced that it has received Accreditation as per ISO 17025:2005 through National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) for the toy testing lab in Mumbai. NABL is an autonomous body under the guidance of Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. 

 
On receiving the NABL approval Mr. Manish Kumar, Regional Director, Softlines, South Asia commented, “The Indian toy business is critical market for both domestic and international companies. The momentum is optimistic and is likely to continue in coming years. We are excited to announce the NABL recognition to Intertek’s toy lab in Mumbai. NABL accreditation is the ultimate benchmark that would provide our customers the much needed assurance for reliable testing services conducted at the laboratory. We are now capable of doing special auditing for toys and contribute more towards safety standards of the nation. Additionally, NABL accreditation will provide a competitive advantage to the toy manufacturers and will potentially increase their business due to increased customer confidence and satisfaction.” 
 
The lab offers a variety of services that include Safety, Mechanical, Flammability and Chemical tests to ASTMF 963 and EN 71 (EU Toys Directive), as well as testing to the requirements of CPSIA (Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act). This accreditation of newly developed toy lab in Mumbai is for IS, ISO, Japan, EN and CPSC test methods which will further expand toy testing capabilities of company. 
 
About Intertek
Intertek is a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide.  From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification, Intertek adds value for its customers by helping improve the quality and safety of their products, assets and processes.  With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 36,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek supports companies’ success in the global marketplace, by helping customers to meet end users’ expectations for safety, sustainability, performance, integrity and desirability in virtually any market worldwide.  Visit www.intertek.com
 
For Intertek & Media Inquiries:
 
Madhumita Guha
Business Dev& Marketing Head
Intertek South Asia
Mobile: +91 9560944433
Email: madhumita.guha@intertek.com

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