Intertek Illustrates Consumer Product Safety Expertise as Platinum Sponsor & Participant of ICPHSO 2020 Annual Meeting & Training Symposium

January 20, 2020

Chicago – Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, will lend its support to the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO) 2020 Annual Meeting & Training Symposium as a Platinum sponsor and exhibitor. Additionally, Intertek will sponsor the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) luncheon during the event. As part of the ICPHSO, Intertek experts have been selected to share their market-leading knowledge and insights during breakout sessions and panel discussions.

Intertek’s experts will present as part of several panels on the following topics during the symposium:

  • Keith Rhoades, Senior Manager of Research, Engineering, & Innovation, will moderate “Words of Liability Wisdom,” during Breakout #1, Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 1:00-2:15 p.m.
  • Dean Eldrenkamp, Safety Manager, will serve as a panelist during “State Chemical Regulatory Playbook” for Breakouts #5 and #10, Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 2:45-4:00 p.m. and 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Intertek will be available at Stand 24 in the main exhibition hall throughout the event providing resources and information on product safety issues and concerns for toys, apparel, furniture, appliances, electronics and more. Visitors to the Intertek booth can speak with representatives one-on-one about issues such as chemical regulations, product design considerations, product safety requirements and industry regulations and standards.

The four-day ICPHSO Annual Meeting and Training Symposium provides an opportunity for global health and safety professionals to participate in discussions that further enhance the safety of consumer products throughout the world. The meeting features sessions on international trends and developments in product health and safety, the CPSC and its work, and basic training in legal and compliance-oriented aspects of product health and safety.

Intertek is an experienced industry leader in consumer product safety compliance testing, performance verification, and Total Quality Assurance for toys, apparel, furniture, appliances, electronics and more. Brands, retailers, manufacturers and industry associations rely on Intertek for our commitment to customer service, expertise, and quality testing, as well as our speed to market. Learn more about Intertek’s offerings for the consumer products industry at


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Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 44,000 people in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely.


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