Blog: 2022

Cybersecurity Trends in the Manufacturing Industry
20 September 2022

Cybersecurity Trends in the Manufacturing Industry

Top 5 cybersecurity vulnerabilities and how to prevent cybercrime. Learn about recent trends so you can safeguard your systems and devices. More…

Your India REACH Superhero: The Authorized Representative
15 September 2022

Your India REACH Superhero: The Authorized Representative

How Intertek can support you and your supply chain in navigating India REACH More…

Driving compliance and transparency in pharma supply chains
13 September 2022

Driving compliance and transparency in pharma supply chains

Why the alignment of audit scope with the correct industry standard is important More…

Window & Door Testing 101
06 September 2022

Window & Door Testing 101

A Guide to Assessment More…

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids: What food businesses need to know
30 August 2022

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids: What food businesses need to know

In light of new European legislation coming into force for pyrrolizidine alkaloids, we sat down with Joanne Hubbard and Patrick McNamara, Technical Specialist Managers for the UK and Global markets at Intertek, to discuss these natural contaminants. More…

The regulatory landscape in Latin America is changing fast!
25 August 2022

The regulatory landscape in Latin America is changing fast!

Las Regulaciones Químicas de América Latina Están Cambiando Rápidamente, Muy Rápido More…

The Danger of Administrator Password Reuse
23 August 2022

The Danger of Administrator Password Reuse

Don't let password fatigue lead you to sacrifice security for convenience More…

Manufactured Items – The times they are a-changing!
09 August 2022

Manufactured Items – The times they are a-changing!

Are any of your substances intended to be released from a manufactured item? More…

Incorporating Fire Testing into Building Codes
04 August 2022

Incorporating Fire Testing into Building Codes

Learn why fire safety standards were developed to help ensure life safety and protection of property More…

Is Your Product a Microbial Consortium or a Mixture of Strains?
28 July 2022

Is Your Product a Microbial Consortium or a Mixture of Strains?

Knowing can clarify your path to regulatory compliance More…

FDA Guidance for Medical Device Cybersecurity: What Manufacturers Need to Know
19 July 2022

FDA Guidance for Medical Device Cybersecurity: What Manufacturers Need to Know

The importance of identifying vulnerabilities and controlling risk to demonstrate product safety and effectiveness More…

Substances in Products Regulated Under Canada’s Food and Drugs Act
12 July 2022

Substances in Products Regulated Under Canada’s Food and Drugs Act

Are you subject to the New Substances Notification Regulations? More…

Did you know that the transition period for exemptions under NICNAS expires 31 August 2022?
30 June 2022

Did you know that the transition period for exemptions under NICNAS expires 31 August 2022?

Importers and manufacturers will soon need to categorize their industrial chemicals into one of the introduction categories set out under AICIS More…

The Importance of Hurricane Standards in Building Codes
28 June 2022

The Importance of Hurricane Standards in Building Codes

How building codes evolved to address hurricane impact hazards and where we are today More…

Common Criteria and the EU Cybersecurity Act
21 June 2022

Common Criteria and the EU Cybersecurity Act

The European Union (EU) is pacing up the efforts to keep its citizens safe More…

Building Products Testing: Six Things You Should Know to Ensure Your Product Fits its Purpose
Pesticide Device Regulation in Canada - Update
14 June 2022

Pesticide Device Regulation in Canada - Update

Regulatory Amendment for UV-Emitting and Ozone-Generating Devices More…

Automotive design considerations for global market access
07 June 2022

Automotive design considerations for global market access

How to maximise product performance and minimise time to market More…

In the hot seat: Acrylamide-related changes to California Proposition 65 Regulations for foods that undergo cooking or heat processing
31 May 2022

In the hot seat: Acrylamide-related changes to California Proposition 65 Regulations for foods that undergo cooking or heat processing

Injunction for acrylamide-related lawsuits upheld and new proposed warnings labels for acrylamide in food More…

Reducing GHG Emissions in the Built Environment
24 May 2022

Reducing GHG Emissions in the Built Environment

Learn about the building- and material-focused strategies used to lower operational and embodied GHG production More…

ETSI Extends Consumer IoT Device Standard to Home Gateways with ETSI EN 303 645
17 May 2022

ETSI Extends Consumer IoT Device Standard to Home Gateways with ETSI EN 303 645

The ETSI EN 303 645 European cybersecurity standard was developed to ensure consumer IoT devices are protected from cybersecurity threats More…

Biochemical New Substance Notifications: Schedule 2
Building for Occupant Health and Wellbeing
03 May 2022

Building for Occupant Health and Wellbeing

An overview of healthy building and its role in improving indoor air quality More…

Single Sign-On Technology: Friend or Foe?
19 April 2022

Single Sign-On Technology: Friend or Foe?

Single sign-on authentication technology offers numerous benefits and conveniences, but proper implementation is required to enhance security More…

Providing Safe and Functional Shelter from Severe Weather Events
12 April 2022

Providing Safe and Functional Shelter from Severe Weather Events

An overview of the standards and guidance that exist to ensure areas of refuge keep occupants safe during hurricanes and tornadoes More…

Update: Biocides: Access to the Market in Great Britain
05 April 2022

Update: Biocides: Access to the Market in Great Britain

Key Information Following Brexit More…

Update: Health Canada’s Revised In Commerce List
29 March 2022

Update: Health Canada’s Revised In Commerce List

Have your substances been removed from the Revised In Commerce List? More…

STC Ratings: Six Things You Never Knew
22 March 2022

STC Ratings: Six Things You Never Knew

It's important to understand the nuances of sound transmission class ratings and how they relate to real-world noise control options More…

Women in Engineering
08 March 2022

Women in Engineering

Celebrating International Women's Day with Intertek automotive engineers, Megan and Giulia More…

Ensuring Secure Processing of Payment Transactions
01 March 2022

Ensuring Secure Processing of Payment Transactions

Industry stakeholders are leading the effort to develop standards to enhance global payment account data security More…

Key Things to Consider for Acoustic Quality and Comfort
22 February 2022

Key Things to Consider for Acoustic Quality and Comfort

Prioritizing acoustics is important when creating and maintaining sustainable, high-performance buildings More…

A Look to the Future of Formula E Racing
17 February 2022

A Look to the Future of Formula E Racing

How Formula E teams can extract maximum performance from their powertrains under the new regulations More…

Plastic Composite Decking Safety and Performance Requirements
15 February 2022

Plastic Composite Decking Safety and Performance Requirements

Overview of U.S. building codes and standards More…

Specifications for Automotive Cybersecurity: Part 2
Pandemic Risk Management Tools for Cruise Lines
25 January 2022

Pandemic Risk Management Tools for Cruise Lines

The spread of the Omicron variant among fully vaccinated passengers demonstrates the need for additional pandemic risk management tools for the cruise lines. More…

Specifications for Automotive Cybersecurity: Part 1
18 January 2022

Specifications for Automotive Cybersecurity: Part 1

Cybersecurity management system requirements More…