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NSF Shanghai Co., Ltd Newsletter – 2012 Quarter 4

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We hope you enjoy the fourth 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 March 2013!

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NSF International Appoints Clif McLellan as Vice President of Its Global Water Division

NSF International, an independent global organization that writes public health standards, tests and certifies products for the food, water, health science and consumer goods industries, has appointed Clif McLellan as Vice President of NSF International’s Global Water Division. > Read More

NSF International’s Shanghai Laboratory Earns ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation to Provide Local Foodservice Equipment Testing Services to Manufacturing Companies in China and Throughout Asia

NSF International, an independent global public health and safety organization that develops standards, and tests and certifies products for the food equipment, dietary supplement, water and consumer goods industries, has achieved ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation from the China National Accreditation Service (CNAS) for its laboratory in Shanghai, China. This accreditation enables NSF’s Shanghai lab to provide local, accredited third-party testing and certification services to foodservice equipment manufacturers with production facilities in China and throughout Asia, helping to reduce testing turnaround times and shipping costs. > Read More

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NSF Water Programs

First Comprehensive Protocol to Evaluate Entire Swim Spa Exercise Systems Developed by NSF International

NSF International, an independent global organization that writes standards, tests and certifies products for the water, food and consumer goods industries, has developed the first comprehensive protocol that evaluates the performance, health and safety of every component of a swim spa. Master Spas’ Michael Phelps Signature Swim Spas are the first to earn certification to the new protocol. > Read More

NSF Food Safety Program

Home Food Safety Mythbusters Zap Microwave Misconception

Microwaving, nuking, zapping – whatever you call it – using a microwave oven to cook or reheat foods can be fast and convenient, but it’s not effective at killing harmful bacteria if the food isn’t heated to a safe internal temperature, according to the two food safety non-profits, NSF International and the Partnership for Food Safety Education. > Read More

NSF Health Science Programs

NSF International Releases Atorvastatin Calcium Reference Standard Kits to Help Manufacturers Maintain the Highest Quality Standards

NSF International, an independent global public health organization that develops high quality reference standards, now has Atorvastatin Calcium Reference Standard Kits, which are traceable to official U.S. (USP) and European pharmacopeial (EP) standards. Two versions are available, the compendial organic impurities and the required series of enantiomeric impurities. Pharmaceutical manufacturers can utilize the kits to demonstrate the identity, purity, quality and strength of their Atorvastatin Calcium products. > Read More

NSF Sustainability Programs

NSF International Developing Science-Based Product Category Rule for Flat and Float Glass to Enable Environmental Attribute Reporting and Comparison Throughout Entire Product Life Cycle

NSF International, in cooperation with the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Float Glass Manufacturing Division, is developing a Product Category Rule (PCR) for flat and float glass. Flat glass includes sheet glass, plate glass, rolled glass and float glass* and is used in a wide range of architectural, auto and decorative applications. This PCR will provide a science-based and internationally recognized method for reporting the environmental impact of glass products and materials throughout their entire life cycle. > Read More

NSF Training and Education Programs

Food Processing Quality Managers Can Now Earn Accredited Training Certificates from NSF International

The Training and Education division of NSF International, an independent global organization that writes standards, tests and certifies products for the food, water and consumer goods industries, has earned American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accreditation for its food safety certificate programs for food processing quality professionals. This provides food companies added assurance that their quality managers are receiving the most current and highest quality training available from a public health organization that has nearly 70 years of food safety expertise. > Read More

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