Intertek Highlights Compliance and Regulatory Expertise with Decernis Partnership

June 04, 2013

Boca Raton, FL - Intertek, the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, highlights its expanded ability to help customers meet constantly changing, emerging global regulatory requirements, and related chemical compliance and supply chain challenges. This constant emergence of product quality, chemical safety and environmental regulations in the international market creates a challenge for companies to stay ahead of, as, at the same time, they need to incorporate changes into their production, product design and compliance programs.

Intertek has partnered with Decernis LLC to deliver a systematic solution for global compliance based on the use of Decernis systems for enterprise management to coordinate the submission of all supplier documentation and to generate compliance certificates.  The most recent deployment of this service is by a leading cork manufacturer.

Customers are deploying the latest solutions of Intertek Health, Environmental & Regulatory Services using a Decernis platform to ensure global chemical and food contact regulatory compliance for food packaging materials.  The delivered solution is managing the supply chain in submitting proper food contact compliance documentation.  The scope of the service includes reviews for global compliance, including FDA as well as EU, China, South America and Canadian food contact compliance. Based on the Decernis system, an Intertek Certificate of Compliance is generated for each wine cork formulation.

"The rapidly emerging market and therewith increasing regulatory requirements has led our customers to demand expanded and enhanced regulatory and compliance support" stated Naeem Mady, Vice President, Intertek USA's Health, Environmental and Regulatory Services. "The powerful combination of Intertek's regulatory expertise and Decernis' excellent platform and database helps our customer's access unique skills and information as needed without needing to invest in capital and people."

Intertek-Decernis Partnership for Regulatory Compliance Systems

For further information, please contact:

Joel Pekay
Sales and Marketing Director
Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
Telephone: +1 312 906 7716
Email: joel.pekay@intertek.com

About Intertek

Intertek is the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide.  From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification, Intertek adds value to customers' products, processes and assets.  With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 35,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek supports companies' success in a global marketplace. Intertek helps its customers to meet end users' expectations for safety, sustainability, performance, integrity and desirability in virtually any market worldwide.  Visit www.intertek.com.

About Decernis

Decernis LLC (http://www.decernis.com) provides information systems and content for global food, consumer, and industrial product safety with clients in sixty-six countries.  The company tracks global developments related to product safety in more than one hundred and sixty countries.  Its clients include governmental agencies; food and consumer product manufacturers; raw material manufacturers; law firms; and laboratories.  The company offers systems and solutions for reference, horizon-scanning, and enterprise management.