ANN ARBOR, Mich., USA and PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (PRWEB) November 25, 2013
NSF International, an independent global public health and safety organization that develops standards, and tests and certifies products for the food, water and pharma biotech industries, has acquired Bioensaios Analysis and Environmental Consulting Laboratory Ltd., based in Porto Alegre, Brazil. It will become known as NSF Bioensaios.
Founded in 1990, Bioensaios is a leading analytical laboratory that provides GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) studies and highly specialized testing services, including ecotoxicity, for a range of domestic and international companies as well as government agencies serving the water, food and agribusiness industries. NSF International clients now have access to NSF Bioensaios' full set of services, including environmental evaluations for freshwater, seawater, effluent, soil and sediment; valuation reports on drinking water, food and feed safety; and OECD-GLP studies for chemical products, drugs, materials and components.
“NSF International’s acquisition of Bioensaios significantly enhances both organizations. In addition, it expands NSF’s technical leadership in water, food safety, health sciences and sustainability in Latin America’s largest market while reinforcing NSF’s global commitment to technical excellence,” said Kevan P. Lawlor, NSF International President and CEO.
The acquisition complements NSF International’s existing operations in Peru, Chile, Brazil, Mexico and Costa Rica, and its recent acquisition of the INASSA Group, a Peruvian leader in testing for the water, seafood, pharmaceutical and mining industries.
“As part of NSF International’s global organization, we know Bioensaios found a partner that shares the same commitment to providing the most comprehensive solutions
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