We specialize in the safety assessment of industrial and household products, and a wide range of consumer goods, with an extensive network of chemical experts that have helped to establish our reputation as a leader in the field.
Our dedicated and experienced staff is supplemented by expert consultants offering customers the benefit of over 150 years combined experience in product safety, with backgrounds in toxicology, cancer research, product development, pathology, environmental management, and quality assurance.
The work of Intertek is governed by legislation that requires that consumer goods are safe for use, correctly packaged and labeled according to regulatory specifications. Intertek’s opinion is sought by government departments, trading standards, and large scale clients all over the world. As well as carrying out product assessments, Intertek staff act as expert witnesses in litigation involving a range of cases including occupational health issues and personal injury and serve on industry committees as experts in developing standards for toys and cosmetics.
Intertek’s wide range of chemical and physical tests has been honed through decades of industry experience in helping manufacturers prepare consumer goods for global distribution. Our testing scope covers not only chemical safety and quality control, but durability analysis, feasibility analysis, hygiene inspections, microbiological analysis, and many other methods of testing depending on product type. Leveraged by state-of-the-art equipment, historical data, and the world’s leading experts in product safety, Intertek aims to help customers meet and exceed industry expectations.
*Intertek consulting services provided for Consumer Goods are carried out by consulting experts of a separate legal entity who have no influence over any aspect of Intertek Notified Body activities.