Relocation Ceremony of NSF International’s Expanded Shanghai Laboratory Hosted Successfully

The relocation ceremony of NSF Shanghai Testing Co., Ltd., which is the global independent testing and certification organization NSF International’s one operation center in China, was successfully hosted on Jun. 14 in Shanghai. This expanded new Shanghai Laboratory will continue to meet increasing demand for safety and quality and custom R&D testing in China market through our testing expertise and innovative solutions, help companies protect their brand and increase credibility and acceptance with customers.

NSF China Lab

Founded in 2011, NSF Shanghai laboratory is accredited by the China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment (CNAS) to ISO/IEC 17025 and certified by the China Metrology Accreditation (CMA), provide local testing services for the growing food safety and water quality programs. The new Lab relocates to 8th/ 9th Floor, building 1, No. 760, Xinjun Ring Road, Shanghai, will continue to combine our nearly 80 years expertise and knowledge on standard development, certification and state-of-art testing capabilities to provide local markets engineering, chemistry, microbiology and exposure lab and more comprehensive testing services as well as human health risk assessments across all major industries, including food safety, bottled water, dietary supplements, water products, food equipment, food contact materials, and pharmaceutical and drug packaging materials, etc. We can develop and evaluate test methods, as well as create test procedures, standards and protocols.

NSF China Lab

Sol Yu, Managing Director in Greater China of NSF International began the relocation ceremony with a warm welcome speech, encouraged all staff pull together to grow up with NSF and achieve excellence.

 “I am honored to be standing before you today to celebrate the opening of this state-of-the-art laboratory in Shanghai. NSF has come a long way since the opening of our first office in Shanghai in 2005. We opened this office to support the safety and quality needs of our customers, who were beginning to manufacture products in China. Six years later, we would go on to open our first laboratory to provide local testing services for our growing food safety and water quality programs. This new laboratory that we are opening today represents the strengthening of our relationship with China and we hope, the continuation of our success and growth here, to be considered as one of the most trusted organizations in China. ” said Kevan P. Lawlor, President and CEO of NSF International in the ceremony, “we must all work together - We have worked together with government institutions – to develop quality and safety standards that support China’s 2025 initiative; We have worked together with our customers – to help them strengthen the safety and quality of their products and services for domestic and foreign markets; and, we have worked together as a global team – to deliver the independent, scientific and technical expertise that our customers and government partners have come to rely on. Opening this new laboratory continues this commitment to working together to further our mission to protect and improve human health in China and around the world. This spirit of cooperation also guides us as we endeavor to fulfill our vision for the future. A future where NSF International is the leading global organization for assuring the safety and quality of the food we eat, the water we drink, the health care products we use and the environment we live in.”

NSF China Lab

 During the event, Anne Zhang, Assistant Chemist from Shanghai Lab shared her working experience in the hope of mutual encouragement of offering customers first-class services and achieve NSF’s healthy development and goals with positive attitude with all staffs. In addition, Danny Zhang, Supply Chain Unit Manager of Food Safety and Karen Sun, Unit Manager of Water department also delivered their greeting speeches on the stage.

The Awards for “Going for Extra Mile” were presented to the staffs and teams made special contribution in relocation of NSF shanghai Laboratory.

NSF China Lab

Offering new and expanded certification, testing and auditing services across China is one of the ways NSF International hopes to support China’s future efforts to protect and improve human health. We also hope that the laboratory we are opening today is the first of many new laboratories in China. Our global laboratory network is the bedrock of our scientific and technical excellence. To fulfill our vision for the future, we will endeavor to build a network of state-of-the-art laboratories across China. With all NSF employees’ hard work and dedication to our mission, we’ve earned the trust and respect of our customers and government partners in China, and we’ll keep making our contribution to the development of Chinese inspection, testing and certification.

 Learn more about NSF Shanghai Lab’s testing services, please contact us at +86 21-24286300, or chinalab@nsf.org.

About NSF International

In 2019, NSF International is celebrating 75 years of protecting and improving human health. The global public health organization facilitates standards development, and tests and certifies products for the food, water, health sciences and consumer goods industries to minimize adverse health effects and protect the environment. Founded in 1944, NSF is committed to protecting human health and safety worldwide. With operations in more than 175 countries, NSF International is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center on Food Safety, Water Quality and Indoor Environment.

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NSF has an established network of laboratories throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and China, with a professional staff of engineers, microbiologists, toxicologists, chemists, public health experts and certification specialists. NSF labs worldwide are accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 and the Ann Arbor location is an OSHA Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory. Our labs provide a wide range of testing, certification and technical services across all industries, including food safety testing for retail food, growers, processors and seafood; soil testing; environmental impact studies for the energy and agrochemical sectors; and toxicity studies for agribusiness. NSF’s Applied Research Center provides custom research and development services for all major industries including contract method development; testing and consulting services in chemistry, microbiology, genomics and toxicology; product claim verification; lab quality/management; methods training; and human health risk assessment.