White Paper: Recycling of Food Contact Materials in the US, EU and Emerging Markets

This white paper provides a comprehensive overview of the regulatory landscape governing the use of recycled plastics in food contact applications in the United States and the European Union (EU).

White Paper: Cosmetics Regulations in the United States

This white paper looks at what is happening at the state level to oversee the safety of cosmetics and personal care products.

White Paper: "Compliance 101: Ten Common Questions About Product Compliance"

From navigating complex safety regulations to obtaining critical certifications and ensuring your products consistently meet the latest standards, our white paper will equip you to manage compliance confidently and efficiently.

Autonomous Mobile Warehouse Robots

Certification requirements for Automated Mobile Platforms can be complex. Our white paper will answer your questions and help guide you along an efficient path through the certification process.

White Paper: EU Food Contact Regulations - Highlights of (EU) 2023/1442 & (EU) 2023/1627

Learn more about the 16th and 17th amendments of Commission Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 for plastic food contact materials ((EU) 2023/1442 and (EU) 2023/1627).

White Paper: Satellite™ Data Acceptance Program

Discover how Intertek's Satellite™ data acceptance program streamlines product safety testing and approval, reducing costs and time to market for manufacturers.

Whitepaper: BS 1363:2023 Standard Update

On the 30th June 2026, manufacturers of plugs, sockets, and adapters will need to ensure their products conform to the new BS 1363:2023 Standard edition. The new changes found in BS 1363:2023 include new products in its scope, as well as changes to products currently in scope.

Unmasking Cyber Threats to Critical Infrastructure

Get insights into critical infrastructure vulnerabilities in the digital age. Explore energy, healthcare, and transportation sectors, and understand the growing threat of cyberattacks via the supply chain.

Information Security Risks in the Automotive Supply Chain

Download our whitepaper to learn more about the complexities of the global automotive supply chain and the role of third-party certifications in ensuring resilience and sustainability. Gain insights into key certifications, including ISO 27001, ISO 27701, ISO20000-1, ISO 22301, TISAX, the upcoming ISO 42001, and their benefits.

Approaching ESG in the Automotive Sector

Discover in this white paper the significance of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles as indicators of sustainability commitment. Explore how ESG reporting supports goal-setting, performance measurement, and risk assessment. Gain insights into the importance of ESG for automotive suppliers facing OEM self-assessment requirements, and understand its impact on strategy and returns.

Download The Road to ‘Net Zero’ White Paper

In the urgent fight against climate change, the focus is on halting and not just reducing carbon emissions. With the Paris Agreement's 1.5°C target and 'net zero' goals, businesses and governments face mounting pressure to take action and be accountable for their carbon footprint.

White Paper: Techniques & Methods of Battery Failure Analysis

In this white paper, Intertek's energy storage experts outline the process of battery failure analysis, crucial for identifying root causes and implementing corrective actions. They discuss techniques for pinpointing issues within batteries, devices, or management systems, offering valuable insights for product improvement and liability mitigation.

White Paper: Development of Driveline Electrification Technologies

Intertek's white paper, "Development of Driveline Electrification Technologies," addresses key questions surrounding the rapid advancement of Electric Vehicle (EV) driveline technology. It delves into performance over time, cost-effective optimization strategies, and integration challenges. Drawing on Intertek's expertise with EV technologies, the paper aids automotive engineers in navigating this evolving landscape.

Beyond Conformance Auditing - Aerospace Whitepaper

Aerospace suppliers grapple with stringent safety, quality standards, and evolving OEM requirements. AS certification is essential for market entry, yet its potential for business enhancement is often overlooked. This whitepaper explores how partnering with a Certification Body can transform audits into opportunities for substantial process improvement and business growth.

Ensuring Conformity of Buoyancy Aids

Buoyancy aids meant for wearing, like those aiding child swimming, must meet Essential Health & Safety Requirements of PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425 from April 21, 2019. Expert Sean Gartrell outlines regulatory context and smooth compliance path covering testing, assessment, and CE mark certification.

Reducing Risks at Halloween - Safety Compliance of Costumes, Toys and Candles

If you are considering your manufacturing or buying cycles for Halloween or other Autumn festivities, download our article now for insight from our expert, Philip Bullock, who has highlighted the regulatory background you need to know and practical steps you can take to ensure that Halloween toys, dress-up, and candles conform to standards.

Resistivity and Life Evaluation of a Flow Battery

This report analyzes the life estimation of a vanadium redox flow battery, focusing on the degradation of the ion exchange membrane measured through resistivity. The goal is to assess whether the battery can achieve a minimum of 9,000 cycles.

The Process Approach: Adding Business Value and Minimising Risks

Embrace the Process Approach as more than just compliance. It's a philosophy for efficient results. This whitepaper introduces tools like the Turtle Diagram and SWOT Analysis to support strategic objectives and foster an improvement mindset.

IEC 62368-1 Standard Compliance Guide

On December 20, 2020, IEC 62368-1 replaces previous standards for electrical and electronic equipment safety. Download Intertek's white paper for compliance guidance, covering scope, requirements, evaluation criteria, recognized hazards, and more.

Using Radio Technology in Electrical Equipment Compliance Requirements

The emergence of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi has changed the design of many products from vacuum cleaners and cooking appliances to the phones everyone carries every day. But how does adding these technologies to existing household or medical products affect their regulatory compliance? This is one of the most common questions asked of the EMC laboratory at Intertek.

IEC/UL 62368-1 Safety of Information Technology and Audio/Video Equipment

The deadline is nearing and the countdown is on. For years the discussion around Dates of Withdrawal for 60950 and 60065 have been set, extended, and set again. At least, it appears we're ready to move on. Download our updated paper with information that will help you meet IEC/UL 62368-1 for IT Equipment and Audio/Video Products.

The ISO 45001:2018 Migration

Stay updated on OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001 migration. Our whitepaper highlights key changes and explains the transition process for maintaining certified Occupational Health and Safety Management System Certification.

Automotive Lighting: Photometric Concepts, Calibration, and Measurement

Intertek's white paper delves into the evolving landscape of automotive lighting, driven by LED and semiconductor advancements. It highlights challenges in regulations, quality control, and measurement equipment. The paper outlines 5 key photometry areas to guide clients through this dynamic sector, leveraging Intertek's global network of experts to navigate emerging technologies and uphold light metrology standards.

Adding Value To Your Business With ISO System Certification

Discover how auditing and ISO/international quality standard assessments can enhance a company's value in our short paper, outlining the top ten ways it positively impacts both financial worth and subjective value.

Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) for On- and Off-Electric Grid Applications

This paper explores the electric grid's role as a just-in-time supply system, emphasizing the critical need for balance between electricity generation and consumption to prevent disruptions. Topics include grid applications, opportunities, and operational overviews of large battery energy storage systems.

Top-8 FAQs of Failure Analysis

Failure analysis investigates the root cause of product, component, or asset failures. It offers insights to solve issues, take corrective measures, and prevent recurrence. Explore the top 8 FAQs for a better understanding of the process, including what it includes, why something broke, and its ability to pinpoint the exact cause.

Using ISO 9001 or ISO 14001 to Gain a Competitive Advantage

Join over 1.1 million certified organizations and leverage QMS/EMS for business growth, market-entry, and supplier relationships through ISO 9001 or ISO 14001 certification.

Accelerated Stress Testing

This white paper explores how Accelerated Stress Testing (AST) during product development can turn failure into success. It discusses AST methods, applicable products, creation, maintenance efforts, and the value AST adds to the development process, ensuring products are market-ready.

Automotive Interiors Testing

This white paper explores automotive interior testing methods, simulating real or harsh environments to ensure product durability. Topics include environmental, flammability, durability, material, VOC, EMC, telematics testing, and failure analysis.

Guide to Compliance with FMVSS 108 Update for Automotive Lighting

This article discusses the modifications to FMVSS 108 by NHTSA in December 2012, raising questions about testing requirements. It covers 13 key changes, remaining areas for interpretation, FMVSS 108 review process introduction, and differences between U.S. FMVSS 108 and Canadian CMVSS 108.

The Recast RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU

Explore the major changes in the new RoHS Directive (2011/65/EU) in our white paper. Understand your obligations as a manufacturer, importer, or distributor, including demonstrating compliance for CE marking in the Technical Construction File.

Using Failure Analysis as a Means to Improve Product Quality

Intertek's white paper offers insight into the importance of Failure Analysis in Aerospace and Defense manufacturing, aiding in identifying root causes and enhancing engineering decisions. As industry leaders, we provide cost-effective solutions to optimize production cycles and reduce failures at various stages.