20 Dec 2023

Protecting Your Investment: How ELD Technology Helps Safeguard Buildings from Costly Leaks

How ASTM Standards can help Enhance the Reliability and Efficiency of Building Waterproofing

18 Dec 2023

Mandatory Notice Regarding Substances under the Chemicals Management Plan - 2023

Notice with respect to certain substances under the Chemicals Management Plan pertaining to 850 substances identified as a priority for information gathering

12 Dec 2023

Software in a Medical Device vs. Software as a Medical Device: Understanding the Differences - Part 1

A look at the convergence of hardware-centric medical devices and software-driven solutions

21 Nov 2023

European Protein Strategy 2023

Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities

07 Nov 2023

Cyberattacks in the Food Industry: A Recipe for Potential Disaster

Increased use of Technology Exposes Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

24 Oct 2023

The Secret to Success for Medical Device Manufacturers

Working Effectively with Testing and Certification Agencies

10 Oct 2023

Trends in Global Medical Device Design and Development

Discover how regulatory requirements, patient access, usability, cybersecurity, sustainability and more are transforming the medical industry

06 Oct 2023

Tips to increase staff retention in restaurants

Food Safety Consultant Heather Hayward outlines some of the associated risks resulting from low staff retention in restaurants and solutions to help.

03 Oct 2023

Senate Bill 4D (SB4D): A New Law to Improve Building Safety in Florida

Bill aims to enhance the longevity and structural integrity of buildings

26 Sep 2023

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and Quality Control Orders

Overview of BIS Certification and Key Updates

22 Sep 2023

A Day in the Life: Social Compliance Auditor

Technical Specialist Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Intertek UK, Athiya Khatri, shares insight into her role as a CSR Auditor & reveals examples of non-compliance

19 Sep 2023

Borderline Cosmetics in the EU

Understanding a product's classification for regulatory compliance

31 Aug 2023

European Commission's proposal on the regulation of ESG ratings providers

In this blog we look at the measures released by the European Commission 13 June, 2023 to bolster its sustainable finance framework and the implications for companies.

25 Aug 2023

CEPA Reform 2023

Environment and Climate Change Canada and Health Canada Introduce Bill S-5: Strengthening Environmental Protection for a Healthier Canada Act

18 Aug 2023

World Honeybee Day: Raising Awareness about the Importance of Honeybees

Understanding the significance of honeybees in ecosystems, their role in the maintenance of global food security, and current risks to their populations

17 Aug 2023

Newly approved EU Battery Regulation explained

What you need to know about the new EU Battery Regulation

15 Aug 2023

3 Steps to a stress-free factory floor demo task during a food safety audit

Achieving a good result in a food safety audit is one of the key objectives of any food factory Technical or Quality Manager if they are on their journey to third-party certification.

11 Aug 2023

New Amendment to Commission Regulation (EU) No 10/2011

Overview of key changes to the European Food Contact Plastics Regulation under (EU) 2023/1442

10 Aug 2023

EU Commission Eases Sustainability Reporting Rules. What does it mean?

On the 12 June 2023 the European Commission released a series of proposed changes to the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS), the rules and requirements for companies to report on sustainability-related impacts, opportunities and risks under the EU’s upcoming Corporate Sustainable Reporting Directive (CSRD).

03 Aug 2023

Introduction to the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD)

This introductory guide breaks down the CSRD requirements, outlines which companies are impacted, stages of application, and actions to take now.

27 Jul 2023

Making Environmental Choices in Products Easier: Insights from Intertek’s Experiences with Comparative Life Cycle Assessments

Comparative Life Cycle Assessments provide advantages to companies looking to design products that make positive environmental contributions

05 Jul 2023

Geotechnical Engineering: Understanding What Lies Beneath

Learn the importance of geotechnical engineering in design and construction projects, from site evaluations to foundation design, and more

27 Jun 2023

Five key takeaways from the EU ‘From the Hives’ report

An expert view from an Intertek honey authenticity scientist

20 Jun 2023

Trends in Sustainable Building Materials - Part 2

A look at the tools used to evaluate the environmental impact of building products and processes

13 Jun 2023

Cyber Threat Landscape of the Healthcare Sector

A single cybersecurity breach can cost a hospital system $10 million USD

06 Jun 2023

A View of Fenestration Testing in Canada

Learn more about NAFS Requirements and its Canadian Supplement

30 May 2023

New Classification Labelling and Packaging Regulation (CLP) Hazard Classes

New Endocrine, PBT/vPvB, and PMT/vPvM endpoints

23 May 2023

Safety of electrical products in the EU

15% increase in unsafe CE-marked products on the EU market since 2017, TIC study shows

19 May 2023

CAN/ULC-S134: A Canadian Fire Safety Standard for Exterior Wall

Simulates a large-scale fire to evaluate flame propagation

16 May 2023

Supporting Pesticide Device Efficacy Claims in Canada

Do you have the data to back up your product?

09 May 2023

Medical Device Compliance for Home Healthcare Settings

Considerations for designing and manufacturing electronic medical devices

02 May 2023

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) Regulations

Understanding the Volatile Organic Compound Concentration Limits for Certain Products Regulations in Canada

25 Apr 2023

NFPA 285: A Fire Safety Standard for Wall Assemblies in the U.S.

Ensuring the safety and performance of building materials

18 Apr 2023

Quick Start Guide to Developing a Green House Gas Inventory

What You Need to Know to Begin Your GHG Inventory

14 Apr 2023

Proposed Biocide Regulation in Canada

Biocides Look for a Regulation to Call Home in Canada

11 Apr 2023

Shedding Light on Window, Door, and Skylight Testing

Common reasons for testing and basic test methods

04 Apr 2023

Radio Equipment Directive (RED) Now includes Cybersecurity Requirements

Measures aim to improve network resilience, protect consumer privacy, and reduce the risk of fraud

21 Mar 2023

The FDA’s Decision Regarding the Pathway Forward for Cannabidiol

Navigating the Changing Regulations in the United States

14 Mar 2023

Trends in Sustainable Building Materials - Part 1

Initiatives that are driving the industry to focus on reduction of embodied carbon

28 Feb 2023

Construction Monitoring: A Valuable Tool in Urban Building Projects

How it can help protect you and your neighbor from the potential risk of damage to surrounding buildings and structures

21 Feb 2023

Retrofitting Building Enclosures to Improve Energy Consumption

An introduction to the BECx process

14 Feb 2023

New Mobile Payment Standard an Advancement for Tap to Phone Technology

MPoC standard enables secure payments using smart phones and tablets

10 Feb 2023

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2023

Shining a spotlight on Intertek's women in science: An interview with Joanne Hubbard, Technical Specialist Manager, UK Food Services

07 Feb 2023

Pesticide Reporting in Canada and the United States

Are You Fulfilling Your Requirements?

27 Jan 2023

VACCP and TACCP: The Best Line of Food Defence

“The best defence is a good offence“

12 Jan 2023

HACCP Verification – An Introduction

HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) is an internationally recognised risk-based system utilised throughout the food supply chain

06 Jan 2023

Meeting Environmental and Compliance Goals with ISO14001:2015

Focus on portions of the environmental management system (EMS) that assist an organisation to meet its compliance obligations

05 Jan 2023

Connected Vehicle Cybersecurity Threats: Part 2

A look at what to expect in connected vehicle trends for 2023