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Posted: February 4, 2008
Oxonica Inc Awarded ISO 9001: 2000 Certification
(Nanowerk News) Following an assessment by Underwriters Laboratories, Oxonica Inc., a US-based subsidiary of Oxonica plc, has been successful in achieving ISO 9001 accreditation. This internationally recognised certification for quality is a standard in use worldwide as a benchmark for quality.
Oxonica Inc. has been awarded this accreditation for its activities in the development and manufacture of nanoparticles for OEM partners and for the design and development of nanoparticle-based applications.
"Oxonica plc was awarded the ISO standard in March 2006 for its UK-based activities. This second accreditation demonstrates Oxonica's commitment to quality and continuous improvement in all its operations" said Dr. Kevin Matthews, CEO of Oxonica plc.
About Oxonica plc
Oxonica (AIM: OXN.L) is a leading international nanomaterials group with advanced products already launched into global markets and is listed in London on AIM. Oxonica's mission is to develop innovative products for international markets using its expertise in the design and application of nanomaterials. Products already launched or under development offer substantial benefits to the energy, healthcare, materials and security markets.
The Group is structured in two operating divisions: Oxonica Diagnostics and Oxonica Nanomaterials. Oxonica Diagnostics is developing transformational detection technologies which will enable a new generation of ultrasensitive multiplex diagnostic tools for the clinical diagnostics and life science markets. Oxonica Nanomaterials has already launched products into international markets. Lead products include:
Envirox™ fuel borne catalyst - a nanocatalyst improving fuel economy and reducing emissions
Optisol™ UV absorber - a revolutionary photostable UV protection system designed to optimise the performance of quality sunscreens and anti-premature aging products
In addition, Oxonica Nanomaterials is developing other UV absorber technologies for polymer systems and coatings and is also developing covert security product solutions.