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NABL accredits Intertek's Food & Water testing Lab at Gurgaon

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Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world, today announced that the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) has granted accreditation for Gurgaon based Intertek Food testing Laboratory. Intertek laboratory has fulfilled all the requirements for getting the International accreditation, including requirements for quality management system and technical competence of staff, equipments and test methods in accordance with the international standard ISO 17025:2005 “General Requirement for Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories.”

The Lab is equipped with 175+ test gadgets with sophisticated equipments such as LCMSMS, GCMS and now accredited for several food products such as Honey, Bakery & Confectionery, Sugars, Milk & Dairy products, Baby foods, Cereals & Pulses, Fruit & Vegetables, Drinking Water & Packaged Drinking Water etc. The testing capability includes residual pesticides, antibiotics, heavy metals, aflatoxins, melamine, pathogen analysis, fatty acids & cholesterols, Vitamins, Antioxidants and other commercial chemical and microbiological parameters.

Rajesh Saigal, Managing Director, Intertek India said, “Intertek Food Laboratory with state of the art facilities at Gurgaon has also undergone extensive Proficiency Testing program and continual training of manpower to build up on the competency. This meticulous approach not only secured the ISO 17025 certificate, but it ensures that Intertek’s clients get the most effective service possible, with accurate, traceable test results following globally harmonised test methodologies.”

Intertek Food Services also offers expertise to conduct various food safety training programs like lead auditor, FSMS, etc and audits like ISO 9001, BRC (Food), BRC ( IoP ), ISO 22000, FSSC, PAS 220, HACCP, Global GAP, GMP, GCP (Good Catering Practice) Organic, Sedex, Halal, Vendor audits, TSH (True Source Honey) specific to the respective type of food and food industry sector.

First Published: Mon, April 09 2012. 17:07 IST