Chemicals Business of Uflex Earns NABL Accreditation
The Chemicals Business of Uflex Limited has become India’s First NABL-accredited entity in the field of combined manufacturing of packaging inks and lamination adhesives.
National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) is a Constituent Board of Quality Council of India. NABL has been established with the objective of providing government, industry associations and industry in general with a scheme of Conformity Assessment Body’s accreditation, which involves third-party assessment of the technical competence of testing, including medical and calibration laboratories, proficiency testing providers and reference material producers.
Some of the highly acclaimed products made by Uflex Chemicals are laminating solvent-based adhesives, solventless adhesives, water-based adhesives, PU adhesives, ink binders, flexo, gravure primers, top coats, inks, heat seal coatings, energy curable coatings, UV coatings, solvent-borne coatings and UV LED coatings, among others.
“With this, the Laboratory of Chemicals Business has been formally recognized by an accreditation body in line with the internationally laid down principles and is now authorized to issue results (within defined scope) for customers as a third party for outside samples in accordance with ISO/IEC17025:2005,” notes Rajesh Bhasin, business head, Chemicals at Uflex Ltd. “Reports issued by an NABL-accredited laboratory are internationally accepted owing to its tie up with International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC).”