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NSF International

Primary Contact

Jessica L. Evans
Director of Standards
789 North Dixboro Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Phone: 734.913.5774
Email: jevans@nsf.org
Website: http://www.nsf.org/

Organizational Overview

NSF International, The Public Health and Safety Company™, a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, is the world leader in standards development, product certification, education, and risk-management for public health and safety. For 60 years, NSF has been committed to public health, safety, and protection of the environment. While focusing on food, water, indoor air, and the environment, NSF develops national standards, provides learning opportunities through its Center for Public Health Education, and provides third-party conformity assessment services while representing the interests of all stakeholders. The primary stakeholder groups include industry, the regulatory community, and the public at large.

NSF is widely recognized for its scientific and technical expertise in the health and environmental sciences. Its professional staff includes engineers, chemists, toxicologists, and environmental health professionals with broad experience both in public and private organizations.

NSF has earned the Collaborating Center designations by the World Health Organization (WHO) for Food and Water Safety and Indoor Environment. Serving manufacturers operating in 80 countries, NSF was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI USA. The NSF Mark is recognized for its value in international trade around the world and is respected by regulatory agencies at the local, state, and federal levels.

Scope of Standards Developing Activity

NSF develops Public health, safety and environmental standards including, but not limited to:

  • food additives and contaminants (chemical and microbiological)
  • commercial and household food service equipment (powered, preparation, storage, and service products)
  • food processing equipment
  • water quality and treatment
  • drinking water additives
  • drinking water treatment systems
  • commercial bottled water
  • home treatment devices
  • beverage treatment technologies
  • plumbing products
  • plastic pipe
  • recreational water standards
  • swimming pool, spa, and hot tubs and related equipment
  • waste water treatment systems (small, commercial, and home treatment systems and technologies)
  • biosolids quality and treatment
  • waste water additives
  • air quality
  • product emissions and filtration equipment
  • related management system standards

International Activities by Region


Africa

Koen Bontinck
NSF Europe Headquarters
Kleine Kloosterstraat 6
1932 Zaventem, Belgium
Phone: +32 27 713 654
Email: bontinck@nsf.org

Region-Specific Webpage:
http://www.nsf.org/international/europe/belgium/index.asp?program=BelgiumEn

Belgium, famous home of the EU institutions and considered as the gateway to Europe, is also home to NSF International's European office.

Here, the NSF team is ready to respond to interested parties in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. With a friendly, committed, responsive, and multilingual team, NSF Europe focuses on, primarily, third party product certification services in the areas of food and water.


Americas

Jessica L. Evans
Director of Standards
789 North Dixboro Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Phone: 734.913.5774
Email: jevans@nsf.org

Region-Specific Webpage:
http://standards.nsf.org

NSF International, The Public Health and Safety Company™, a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, is the world leader in standards development, product certification, education, and risk-management for public health and safety. For 60 years, NSF has been committed to public health, safety, and protection of the environment. While focusing on food, water, indoor air, and the environment, NSF develops national standards, provides learning opportunities through its Center for Public Health Education, and provides third-party conformity assessment services while representing the interests of all stakeholders. The primary stakeholder groups include industry, the regulatory community, and the public at large.

NSF is widely recognized for its scientific and technical expertise in the health and environmental sciences. Its professional staff includes engineers, chemists, toxicologists, and environmental health professionals with broad experience both in public and private organizations.

NSF has earned the Collaborating Center designations by the World Health Organization (WHO) for Food and Water Safety and Indoor Environment. Serving manufacturers operating in 80 countries, NSF was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI USA. The NSF Mark is recognized for its value in international trade around the world and is respected by regulatory agencies at the local, state, and federal levels.


Asia Pacific

Katherine Lin
NSF-ISR Taiwan
6 F., No. 71, Hwan-Pei Road
Chung-Li City, Taoyuan 320
Taiwan R.O.C.
Phone: +88 63 281 0922
Email: klin@nsf-isr.org

Region-Specific Webpage:
http://www.nsf.org/international/asia/taiwan/chung-li_city.asp?program=TaiwanChuEn

NSF-ISR Taiwan provides management systems registration audits throughout Taiwan. A customer focused company, NSF-ISR Taiwan sells a comprehensive range of NSF-ISR standards including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, AS9100, ISO/TS 16949, and ISO 22001.


China

Robert Prevendar
NSF Shanghai Co. Ltd.
4th floor, Building 2
258 Wuyi Rd.
Shanghai 200050, PRC
Phone: +86 21 5237 7700
Email: prevendar@nsf.org

Region-Specific Webpage:
www.nsf.org.cn

NSF Shanghai Co. Ltd provides customers in China local service for product certification and systems registration programs. Product certification areas include food equipment and water related products (pipes, fittings, facuets,drinking water treatment units, and chemicals for drinking water treatment. For Systems registration we focus on ISO TS 16949, and ISO 14000. Addiionally, we are expanding to provide more food safety solutions for customers in China.


Europe

Koen Bontinck
NSF Europe Headquarters
Kleine Kloosterstraat 6
1932 Zaventem, Belgium
Phone: +32 27 713 654
Email: bontinck@nsf.org

Region-Specific Webpage:
http://www.nsf.org/international/europe/belgium/index.asp?program=BelgiumEn

Belgium, famous home of the EU institutions and considered as the gateway to Europe, is also home to NSF International's European office.

Here, the NSF team is ready to respond to interested parties in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. With a friendly, committed, responsive, and multilingual team, NSF Europe focuses on, primarily, third party product certification services in the areas of food and water.


Middle East

Koen Bontinck
NSF Europe Headquarters
Kleine Kloosterstraat 6
1932 Zaventem, Belgium
Phone: +32 27 713 654
Email: bontinck@nsf.org

Region-Specific Webpage:
http://www.nsf.org/international/europe/belgium/index.asp?program=BelgiumEn

Belgium, famous home of the EU institutions and considered as the gateway to Europe, is also home to NSF International's European office.

Here, the NSF team is ready to respond to interested parties in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. With a friendly, committed, responsive, and multilingual team, NSF Europe focuses on, primarily, third party product certification services in the areas of food and water.