ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intertek, the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, expands its global accreditations in Latin America, obtaining accreditation by Inmetro as a Product Certification Body - OCP. Now recognized by Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) to certify medical devices, Intertek provides a complete testing and certification solution for manufacturers selling product into Brazil.
“By offering certification in Brazil for the medical device industry, Intertek now supports entry into the largest market in Latin America.”
This is the latest accreditation for Intertek in Brazil, where the Company currently conducts a high volume of testing for industries including agriculture, toys & hardlines, and petroleum, and employs locally more than 800 people across 15 facilities country-wide. December 14, 2012 marked Intertek’s acceptance as a Product Certification Body fully accredited to support medical device manufacturers through product certification, local reviews, and third-party inspections.
“With the addition of Inmetro Accreditation, Intertek expands its capability to provide international conformity assessment services for the medical device industry,” says Paul Moliski, Intertek’s Vice President of Accreditation & Latin America. “By offering certification in Brazil for the medical device industry, Intertek now supports entry into the largest market in Latin America."
Offering the broadest range of certification marks accepted in markets around the world, Intertek has a proven history of helping clients to succeed in new and existing markets. Intertek is working towards achieving additional accreditations through Inmetro, which would allow it to act as a Product Certification Body for the Home Appliance and IT industries.
Intertek is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world. From auditing and inspection, to testing, quality assurance and certification, Intertek people are dedicated to adding value to customers’ products and processes, supporting their success in the global marketplace. With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 33,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek helps its clients to meet end users’ expectations across increasingly diverse quality, health, environmental, safety and social accountability aspects in virtually any market around the world. Visit www.intertek.com.