HONG KONG, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Bureau Veritas' Consumer Product Services division (BVCPS) acquired Sargam Laboratory Private Limited (SLPL) in Chennai, India in 2011. The Sargam Laboratory has now been completely integrated with Bureau Veritas Consumer Product Services (I) Pvt. Ltd.
The Sargam Laboratory Private Limited (SLPL) has changed its name to Bureau Veritas Consumer Product Services (I) Pvt. Ltd. ("BVCPS India") with effect from June, 2013. As a result of this Acquisition, BVCPS India has further strengthened its network of laboratories in 5 major locations in India - Noida, Gurgaon, Bangalore, Tirupur and the latest laboratory facility in Chennai.
The BVCPS' Chennai facility is located near the Thiruvika Industrial Estate where it is easily accessible from the industrial areas around the city. The Chennai lab supports a wide range of testing services in the areas of food and agri-products, water, metals, environment, microbiological, pharmaceuticals including ayurvedic, and natural products. Advanced services include testing clinical specimen using ICP MS for toxic trace metals and food / agricultural products for pesticide residues, drug residues and natural toxins to meet national and international requirements.
BVCPS' Chennai facility is a state of the art analytical laboratory accredited by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India under the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) under ISO/IEC 17025 in the fields of chemical and biological testing. In its three decades of existence, the Chennai laboratory has been providing reliable, timely and cost effective analytical services to meet a variety of testing needs. Its strict adherence to quality standards, well trained staff and advanced instrumentation ensure the accuracy and reliability of the tests. The testing instruments are calibrated by NABL-accredited calibration laboratories.
The Chennai lab has been recognised by MoEF, approved by AYUSH, Government of India, FSSAI, Drug Control authorities, and AGMARK Certification for Export Products and for Organic Certification.
Additionally, the lab has obtained approval /recognition from:
- BIS for testing packaged drinking water and containers and feeding bottles,
- APEDA for testing fruits and vegetables, nuts and nut products,
- EIC for testing marine, dairy, water for food industry, and
- RMP for eggs.
About Bureau Veritas
Bureau Veritas is a global leader in testing, inspection and certification services. Founded in 1828, the group has 59,000 employees in 1,330 offices and laboratories located in 140 countries. Bureau Veritas helps its clients to improve their performances by offering innovative services and solutions in order to ensure that their products, infrastructure and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environment protection and social responsibility. Bureau Veritas is listed on Euronext Paris and belongs to the Next 20 index (Compartment A, code ISIN FR 006174348, stock symbol: BVI) Website: http://www.bureauveritas.com
Bureau Veritas' Consumer Products Services division is a leading global quality assurance provider for the global consumer product and retail markets. It offers an array of specialized services including testing, inspections, audits and engineering services for a wide range of consumer products. These products include hard goods; toys and juvenile products; soft goods; premiums; electrical and electronic products including wireless and mobile devices; automotive equipment; food products as well as health, beauty, cosmetics, and household products. Website: http://www.bureauveritas.com/cps
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