Intertek Polychemlab Approved as Official Laboratory Partner to Volvo Cars for Chamber Testing

GELEEN, The Netherlands–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries
worldwide, is pleased to announce that it has been approved as an
external laboratory partner to Volvo Cars.

Supplementing the Group’s expanding range of OEM accreditations,
Intertek has gained official Volvo approval for 1M3 meter chamber
testing (VCS 1027, 2769) purposes. The test includes the determination
of volatile organic substances and the evaluation of odour by Intertek’s
trained subject matter specialists. The accreditation applies to
Intertek Polychemlab in Geleen (NL) and Intertek San Antonio (USA).

As part of Intertek’s ATIC services, gaseous VOC constituents emitted
from test samples will be captured and identified. Customers will be
provided with a summary of the VOC analysis, evaluation of odour and
determination of a gravimetric fogging value for interiors and
components. VCS 1027,2769 is the Volvo specific Standard for the
international known standards VDA 276-1 and ISO 12219-4, used for
engineering judgments as to the usability of materials and components.

Marco Theunissen, Business Development Manager Automotive Polymers at
Intertek said: “Intertek has been accredited for materials testing by
market leading automotive OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) and
this latest partnership with Volvo pays testament to our focus on
bringing quality and safety to life. Our specialists work closely with
customers on VOC issues to minimize problems before they arise, whilst
providing VOC and aldehyde-ketone emissions testing services for
materials and products. This enables our customers to continue to power
ahead safely.”

Intertek delivers market-leading, systemic TQA solutions for companies
in the automotive industries with efficient, cost-effective insights and
ATIC capabilities. Intertek is accredited to conduct hundreds of
electrical, chemical, and mechanical tests for automotive components,
products, and systems.

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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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