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NSF Shanghai Co., Ltd Newsletter – 2012 Quarter 2
We hope you enjoy the second issue of NSF Shanghai E-News for 2012. NSF Shanghai E-News includes the latest NSF news, tips for a better use of our Official listing and information about trade shows and seminars which NSF Shanghai will be present at. Be sure to look for our next issue in September 2012!
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NSF International Receives Partnership Award from the University of Michigan School of Public Health’s Environmental Health Sciences Department
NSF International, an independent global organization that has been developing national public health standards for more than 68 years, received the Environmental Health Sciences Partnership Award from the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health (UM SPH), Environmental Health Sciences (EHS) department. The award was presented to NSF International at the department’s 125th anniversary event in Ann Arbor, Mich. > Read More
NSF International’s Commitment to Protect Food and Water Supports World Accreditation Day 2012
NSF International supports World Accreditation Day 2012 (June 9th) to help raise awareness about the importance of accreditation and to support safer food and clean drinking water activities globally. NSF is a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Food and Water Safety and Indoor Environment that tests and certifies products against public health and safety standards to protect the global food and water supply. To honor the day, NSF hosted a tour of its laboratories for media.
Accreditations are important to an organization such as NSF International as they attest to the competency and impartiality of the services provided and compliance with established national and international standards for third-party certification. > Read More
NSF Water Programs
NSF Water Filtration Bottle Certification Special Offer!
NSF is offering a special discount for certification of water filtration bottles. For a limited time, your water filtration bottle can be certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 42 (NSF 42) for only $19,900!*
*Certification application and deposit must be received prior to September 1, 2012, to qualify for this special offer.
Aquatech China Show Special (NSF booth#1.077)
Apply before September 1st and receive ￥12,000 off NSF Certification.*
*Offer valid for new NSF customers on their first certification with NSF to NSF 42 or NSF 53. Application fee must be received by September 1, 2012. Email us at: email@example.com (China), firstname.lastname@example.org (Europe, Middle East or Africa) or email@example.com (Americas) or call 400-821-0702
NSF International's Plastic Pipe and Fitting Standard (NSF/ANSI 14) Now Required by Uniform Plumbing Code and All Other Major Model Plumbing Codes, Raising the Bar on Quality for Plastic Piping Products
All major plumbing codes are now requiring that plastic piping products comply with NSF/ANSI Standard 14: Plastics Piping System Components and Related Materials including the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC). The International Plumbing Code, International Residential Code and National Standard Plumbing Code have required compliance with NSF/ANSI Standard 14 for many years, and now the Uniform Plumbing Code also requires NSF/ANSI 14 compliance for plastic pipe and fittings, raising the bar on quality for plastic piping products nationwide. > Read More
NSF International and the American Society of Plumbing Engineers Partner to Advance Public Health and Sustainability Efforts in Plumbing
NSF International and the American Society of Plumbing Engineers have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance and promote public health and sustainability initiatives within the plumbing industry. The MOU impacts the design, specifications, installation, inspection and regulation of plumbing systems. > Read More
NSF Food Equipment Program
Ensure Your Stainless Steel Sinks Meet US and Canadian Plumbing Codes — Get Certified by NSF
The regulations for stainless steel sinks can be confusing. Some manufacturers may not realize that these products have requirements in U.S. and Canadian Plumbing Codes. NSF certification can ensure your products meet these requirements so you can concentrate on what is most important to you –growing your business.
NSF’s accredited laboratory tests sinks to the Stainless Steel Plumbing Fixture standard – ASME A112.19.3/CSA B45.4. This standard includes requirements for physical evaluation, capacity, marking, structural integrity (load), and dimensions.
For more information regarding the NSF Stainless Steel Sinks Program or a request for quote, contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or (86) 21-52377700 or 4008210702
NSF's Grease Interceptor Testing and Certification Program
Fats, oils and grease (FOG) from restaurants and commercial kitchens is an increasingly serious problem for municipal sewer systems. With the potential to damage property and pollute surface and ground water, FOG is an issue that is gaining attention from regulatory authorities coast to coast.
NSF Health Science Programs
NSF International Helps Raise the Bar on Food Safety for 2012 Summer Olympic Games with Innovative Behavior-Based Educational Model
NSF International, a global independent public health organization with nearly 70 years of food safety expertise, has been selected by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) to help improve the food safety handling practices of catering businesses and restaurants in preparation for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. To accomplish this, NSF food safety experts will utilize a new, innovative behavior-based education model to identify knowledge gaps and refocus employee training to improve their food safety handling practices. The ultimate goal is to increase employees’ knowledge and confidence level when it comes to establishing and following food safety practices. > Read More
NSF Sustainability Programs
NSF International and Carbonfund.org Foundation Partner in CarbonFree® Product Certification to Address the Rising Interest in Climate Neutral Products
Growing demand for carbon neutral products has led to the new exclusive partnership of NSF International and the Carbonfund.org Foundation, owner of the CarbonFree® Product Certification Program. CarbonFree® product certification is a credible, transparent way for companies to provide environmentally-friendly, carbon neutral products to their customers and is now offered through NSF International’s Sustainability division. The NSF and Carbonfund.org partnership leverages their combined expertise in product sustainability and NSF’s global certification management resources. > Read More
NSF International Publishes American National Standard to Evaluate the Sustainability of Single Ply Roofing Membranes
NSF International has developed an American National Standard for Sustainable Roofing Membranes — NSF/ANSI 347 Sustainability Assessment for Single Ply Roofing Membranes. Certification to NSF/ANSI 347 provides a transparent way for manufacturers of single ply roofing membranes to demonstrate their commitment to applying more sustainable approaches to product development and corporate operations, and enables them to differentiate their products in the marketplace. > Read More
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