UL Standards Testing

UL Standards Testing & Certification

If you are selling your product in the United States, your product must comply with the applicable nationally accepted UL standards. F2 Labs can evaluate and test your product, help you through the UL certification process and enable you to certify your product to the UL requirements through a Nationally Recognized Test Lab (NRTL).

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) regulates products in the United States, that are used in the workplace, by stipulating that these products must be suitably third-party safety approved by a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory. A manufacturer has the option to select the NRTL of its choice for the testing and certification of its products. Additionally, they can expect that customers/retailers will accept products that have been Listed by any NRTL.

We partner with SGS, which is a Nationally Recognized Test Lab (NRTL) in order to provide our clients with product certification to the UL standards. F2 Labs would perform all certification testing to the UL certification requirements and perform the factory inspections, as well.

United States Certification Process

In the U.S., you have two different options for product certification. They are as follows:

U.S. Field Label Evaluation: This is a customized field certification service performed on a limited number of units at the location of the final installation. Products are evaluated to the full requirements of the applicable UL or other standards(s). A Field Label Report and a controlled number of serialized labels bearing the certification mark will be issued for products found compliant with the applicable requirements.

Listing/Certification Evaluation: While the product itself will be evaluated and tested for conformance with the appropriate UL or other standards, the manufacturer must also be able to demonstrate a Quality Control system to assure that all future products will continue to conform. This process includes an Initial Customer Application/Quality System Review, Initial Factory Inspection, and ongoing Quarterly Inspections.

Steps to Product Certification
  • Product Testing and Evaluation: A sample of your product and supporting documentation will be evaluated and tested to the applicable safety standard(s).
  • Initial Factory Inspection: Just prior to the issuance of your first certification an Initial Factory Inspection will be performed. This is done only once.
  • Annual Listing Fees: Annual Listing Fees can vary, please contact us for a quote of these fees.
  • Quarterly Inspections: Quarterly inspections, or follow-up visits, will be performed at each manufacturing site. During these visits, the inspector will review, among other things: production line tests, quality procedures and documentation, product revisions, required markings, etc.
  • Fees for the above services: Fees per facility vary depending on the number of product categories being listed, and inspection fees are dependent upon the location of the facility.

F2 Labs can provide testing to the UL standards for the following Types of Products / Equipment:

  • Information Technology Equipment (ITE)
  • Scientific Equipment
  • Industrial Equipment
  • Test & Measurement Equipment
  • Lighting Equipment
  • Household Appliances / Electric Tools
  • Audio / Video Equipment
  • Medical Equipment
  • Electrical Control Equipment
  • Electrical Laboratory Equipment
  • And others

If you have any questions, please Contact Us. We will be happy to discuss the U.S. (UL) standards testing and certification process in more detail with you to meet your specific needs and requirements.

Here are some of the standards that F2 Labs can evaluate your product to:

    Medical Electrical Equipment, Part 1: General Requirements for Safety
    Medical Electrical Equipment, Part 1: General Requirements for Safety
    Safety Requirements for Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use – Part 1: General Requirements
    Safety Requirements for Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use – Part 1: General Requirements
    Information Technology Equipment – Safety – Part 1: General Requirements
    The standard for Audio, Video and Similar Electronic Apparatus – Safety Requirements
    Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools – Safety – Part 1: General Requirements
    Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools – Safety – Part 1: General Requirements
    Luminaires
    Safety of Household and Similar Appliances, Part 1: General Requirements
    Safety of Household and Similar Appliances, Part 1: General Requirements
    Explosive Atmospheres – Part 0: Equipment – General Requirements
    The standard for Amusement and Gaming Machines
    Outline of Investigation for Transportable and Special Purpose Portable Electric Tools
    The standard for Electric Signs
    Enclosures for Electrical Equipment, Non-Environmental Considerations
    Standard for Panelboards
    The standard for Motor-Operated Appliances
    The standard for Electric Gardening Appliances
    The standard for Tests for Flammability of Plastic Materials for Parts in Devices and Appliances
    Enclosed and Dead-Front Switches
    The standard for Photographic Equipment
    The standard for Electric Heating Pads
    The standard for Garment Finishing Appliances
    The standard for Portable Electric Luminaires
    The standard for Household Electric Storage Tank Water Heaters
    The standard for Safety X-Ray Equipment
    The standard for Commercial Electric Cooking Appliances
    The standard for Rubber Gasketed Fittings for Fire-Protection Service
    Standard for Solid-State Controls for Appliances
    Household Refrigerators and Freezers
    The standard for Access Control System Units
    Portable Electric Hand Lamps
    The standard for Door, Drapery, Gate, Louver, and Window Operators and Systems
    Standard for Limit Controls
    The standard for Cord Reels
    Standard for Electrically Operated Valves
    Grounding and Bonding Equipment
    The standard for Safety Musical Instruments and Accessories
    The standard for Commercial Refrigerators and Freezers
    The standard for Portable Sun/Heat Lamps
    The standard for Room Air Conditioners
    Lampholders
    The standard for Attachment Plugs and Receptacles
    The standard for Electric Heating Appliances
    The standard for Specialty Transformers
    The standard for Electric Fans
    The standard for Industrial Control Equipment
    The standard for Industrial Control Panels
    Outline of Investigation for Relays Used in Information Technology Equipment
    The standard for Power Conversion Equipment
    Outline of Investigation for IEC Type ‘2’ Coordination Short Circuit Tests of Electromechanical Motor Controllers in Accordance with IEC Publication 947-4-1
    Metallic Outlet Boxes
    The standard for Refrigerated Vending Machines
    The standard for Fluorescent Lamp Starters
    The standard for Safety Medical and Dental Equipment
    The standard for Floor-Finishing Machines
    Standard for Ice Makers
    The standard for Local Burglar Alarm Units and Systems
    The standard for Safety Electrically-Actuated Transmitters
    The standard for Electric Toys
    Standard for Toy Transformers
    Household Dishwashers
    The standard for Vending Machines
    The standard for Coin and Currency Changers and Actuators
    • UL 763
      The standard for Motor-Operated Commercial Food Preparing Machines
    • UL 796
      The standard for Printed-Wiring Boards
    • UL 813
      The standard for Commercial Audio Equipment
    • UL 817
      The standard for Cord Sets and Power-Supply Cords
    • UL 826
      The standard for Household Electric Clocks
    • UL 840
      The standard for Insulation Coordination Including Clearances and Creepage Distances for Electrical Equipment
    • UL 858
      The standard for Household Electric Ranges
    • UL 859
      The standard for Household Electric Personal Grooming Appliances
    • UL 863
      The standard for Time-Indicating and -Recording Appliances
    • UL 867
      The standard for Electrostatic Air Cleaners
    • UL 869A
      Reference Standard for Service Equipment
    • UL 873
      The standard for Temperature-Indicating and -Regulating Equipment
    • UL 913
      The standard for Intrinsically Safe Apparatus and Associated Apparatus for Use in Class I, II, III, Division 1, Hazardous (Classified) Locations
    • UL 916
      The standard for Energy Management Equipment
    • UL 917
      The standard for Clock-Operated Switches
    • UL 921
      Commercial Dishwashers
    • UL 923
      The standard for Microwave Cooking Appliances
    • UL 924
      Standard for Emergency Lighting and Power Equipment
    • UL 935
      The standard for Fluorescent-Lamp Ballasts
    • UL 961
      The standard for Electric Hobby and Sports Equipment
    • UL 982
      The standard for Motor-Operated Household Food Preparing Machines
    • UL 984
      Hermetic Refrigerant Motor-Compressors
    • UL 987
      The standard for Stationary and Fixed Electric Tools
    • UL 998
      Humidifiers
    • UL 1004
      The standard for Rotating Electrical Machines – General Requirements
    • UL 1005
      The standard for Safety Electric Flatirons
    • UL 1008
      Transfer Switch Equipment
    • UL 1012
      The standard for Power Units Other Than Class 2
    • UL 1017
      Vacuum Cleaners, Blower Cleaners, and Household Floor Finishing Machines
    • UL 1018
      The standard for Electric Aquarium Equipment
    • UL 1026
      The standard for Household Electric Cooking and Food Serving Appliances
    • UL 1028
      The standard for Safety Hair Clipping and Shaving Appliances
    • UL 1029
      The standard for High-Intensity-Discharge Lamp Ballasts
    • UL 1042
      The standard for Electric Baseboard Heating Equipment
    • UL 1069
      The standard for Hospital Signaling and Nurse Call Equipment
    • UL 1082
      The standard for Household Electric Coffee Makers and Brewing-Type Appliances
    • UL 1083
      Household Electric Skillets and Frying-Type Appliances
    • UL 1086
      The standard for Household Trash Compactors
    • UL 1088
      Temporary Lighting Strings
    • UL 1206
      The standard for Electric Commercial Clothes-Washing Equipment
    • UL 1230
      Standard for Amateur Movie Lights
    • UL 1236
      The standard for Battery Chargers for Charging Engine-Starter Batteries
    • UL 1244
      Standard for Safety Electrical and Electronic Measuring
    • UL 1261
      The standard for Electric Water Heaters for Pools and Tubs
    • UL 1262
      The standard for Safety Laboratory Equipment
    • UL 1278
      The standard for Movable and Wall- or Ceiling-Hung Electric Room Heaters
    • UL 1286
      The standard for Office Furnishings
    • UL 1310
      The standard for Class 2 Power Units
    • UL 1418
      The standard for Safety Cathode Ray Tubes
    • UL 1431
      The standard for Personal Hygiene and Health Care Appliances
    • UL 1433
      The standard for Safety control centers for changing message type electric signs
    • UL 1445
      The standard for Safety Electric Water Bed Heaters
    • UL 1447
      The standard for Electric Lawn Mowers
    • UL 1448
      The standard for Safety Electric Hedge Trimmers
    • UL 1459
      The standard for Safety Telephone Equipment
    • UL 1472
      Solid-State Dimming Controls
    • UL 1492
      Audio-Video Products and Accessories
    • UL 1561
      Standard for Dry-Type General Purpose and Power Transformers
    • UL 1562
      The standard for Transformers, Distribution, Dry-Type – Over 600 Volts
    • UL 1563
      The standard for Electric Spas, Equipment Assemblies, and Associated Equipment
    • UL 1564
      The standard for Industrial Battery Chargers
    • UL 1573
      The standard for Stage and Studio Luminaires and Connector Strips
    • UL 1574
      Standard for Track Lighting Systems
    • UL 1585
      The standard for Safety Class 2 and Class 3 Transformers
    • UL 1594
      The standard for Sewing and Cutting Machines
    • UL 1598
      Luminaires
    • UL 1604
      Standard for Safety Electrical Equipment For Use In Class I And II, Division 2, And Class III Hazardous (Classified) Locations
    • UL 1638
      Visible Signaling Devices for Fire Alarm and Signaling Systems, Including Accessories
    • UL 1647
      The standard for Motor-Operated Massage and Exercise Machines
    • UL 1727
      The standard for Commercial Electric Personal Grooming Appliances
    • UL 1786
      Direct Plug-In Nightlights
    • UL 1838
      The standard for Low Voltage Landscape Lighting Systems
    • UL 1993
      Self-Ballasted Lamps and Lamp Adapters
    • UL 1995
      Heating and Cooling Equipment
    • UL 2044
      The standard for Commercial Closed-Circuit Television Equipment
    • UL 2157
      Electrical Clothes Washing Machines and Extractors
    • UL 2158
      Electric Clothes Dryers
    • UL 2161
      The standard for Neon Transformers and Power Supplies
    • UL 2305
      The standard for Exhibition Display Units, Fabrication, and Installation
    • UL 2601-1
      The standard for Safety Medical Electrical Equipment
    • UL 3044
      The standard for Safety Surveillance Closed Circuit Television Equipment
    • UL 3111-1
      Standard for Safety Electrical Measuring and Test Equipment Part 1: General Requirements
    • UL 6500
      The standard for Audio/Video and Musical Instrument Apparatus for Household, Commercial, and Similar General Use
    • UL 8750
      Standard for Light Emitting Diode (LED) Equipment for Use in Lighting Products
    • UL 61010A-2-10
      Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2-010: Particular requirements for laboratory equipment for the heating of materials
    • UL 61010A-2-20
      Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2-020: Particular requirements for laboratory centrifuges
    • UL 61010A-2-41
      Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2 – 41: Particular requirements for autoclaves using steam for the treatment of medicals, and for laboratory processes
    • UL 61010A-2-42
      Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2 – 42:Particular requirements for autoclaves and sterilizers using toxic gas for the treatment of medical materials and for laboratory processes
    • UL 61010A-2-51
      Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2-051: Particular requirements for laboratory equipment for mixing and stirring
    • UL 61010A-2-61
      Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2-061: Particular requirements for laboratory atomic spectrometers with thermal atomization and ionization
    • UL 61010B-1
      Safety Requirements for Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use – Part 1: General Requirements
    • UL 61010B-2-31 Withdrawn
      Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2-031: Particular requirements for hand-held probe assemblies for electrical measurement and test
    • UL 61010B-2-32
      Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2-032: Particular requirements for hand-held and hand-manipulated current sensors for electrical test and measurement
    • UL 61010C-1
      Safety Requirements for Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use – Part 1: General Requirements
    • UL 60730-1A
      The standard for Safety Automatic Electrical Controls for Household And Similar Use, Part 1: General Requirements
    • UL 60730-2-3
      Standard for Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Thermal Protectors for Ballasts for Tubular Fluorescent Lamps
    • UL 60730-2-4
      Standard for Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Thermal Motor Protectors for Motor-Compressors of Hermetic and Semi-Hermetic Type
    • UL 60730-2-16A
      Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Automatic Electrical Water Level Controls
    • UL 62368-1
      Audio/video, information and communication technology equipment – Part 1: Safety requirements
    The standard for Motor-Operated Commercial Food Preparing Machines
    The standard for Printed-Wiring Boards
    The standard for Commercial Audio Equipment
    The standard for Cord Sets and Power-Supply Cords
    The standard for Household Electric Clocks
    The standard for Insulation Coordination Including Clearances and Creepage Distances for Electrical Equipment
    The standard for Household Electric Ranges
    The standard for Household Electric Personal Grooming Appliances
    The standard for Time-Indicating and -Recording Appliances
    The standard for Electrostatic Air Cleaners
    Reference Standard for Service Equipment
    The standard for Temperature-Indicating and -Regulating Equipment
    The standard for Intrinsically Safe Apparatus and Associated Apparatus for Use in Class I, II, III, Division 1, Hazardous (Classified) Locations
    The standard for Energy Management Equipment
    The standard for Clock-Operated Switches
    Commercial Dishwashers
    The standard for Microwave Cooking Appliances
    Standard for Emergency Lighting and Power Equipment
    The standard for Fluorescent-Lamp Ballasts
    The standard for Electric Hobby and Sports Equipment
    The standard for Motor-Operated Household Food Preparing Machines
    Hermetic Refrigerant Motor-Compressors
    The standard for Stationary and Fixed Electric Tools
    Humidifiers
    The standard for Rotating Electrical Machines – General Requirements
    The standard for Safety Electric Flatirons
    Transfer Switch Equipment
    The standard for Power Units Other Than Class 2
    Vacuum Cleaners, Blower Cleaners, and Household Floor Finishing Machines
    The standard for Electric Aquarium Equipment
    The standard for Household Electric Cooking and Food Serving Appliances
    The standard for Safety Hair Clipping and Shaving Appliances
    The standard for High-Intensity-Discharge Lamp Ballasts
    The standard for Electric Baseboard Heating Equipment
    The standard for Hospital Signaling and Nurse Call Equipment
    The standard for Household Electric Coffee Makers and Brewing-Type Appliances
    Household Electric Skillets and Frying-Type Appliances
    The standard for Household Trash Compactors
    Temporary Lighting Strings
    The standard for Electric Commercial Clothes-Washing Equipment
    Standard for Amateur Movie Lights
    The standard for Battery Chargers for Charging Engine-Starter Batteries
    Standard for Safety Electrical and Electronic Measuring
    The standard for Electric Water Heaters for Pools and Tubs
    The standard for Safety Laboratory Equipment
    The standard for Movable and Wall- or Ceiling-Hung Electric Room Heaters
    The standard for Office Furnishings
    The standard for Class 2 Power Units
    The standard for Safety Cathode Ray Tubes
    The standard for Personal Hygiene and Health Care Appliances
    The standard for Safety control centers for changing message type electric signs
    The standard for Safety Electric Water Bed Heaters
    The standard for Electric Lawn Mowers
    The standard for Safety Electric Hedge Trimmers
    The standard for Safety Telephone Equipment
    Solid-State Dimming Controls
    Audio-Video Products and Accessories
    Standard for Dry-Type General Purpose and Power Transformers
    The standard for Transformers, Distribution, Dry-Type – Over 600 Volts
    The standard for Electric Spas, Equipment Assemblies, and Associated Equipment
    The standard for Industrial Battery Chargers
    The standard for Stage and Studio Luminaires and Connector Strips
    Standard for Track Lighting System
    The standard for Safety Class 2 and Class 3 Transformers
    The standard for Sewing and Cutting Machines
    Luminaires
    Standard for Safety Electrical Equipment For Use In Class I And II, Division 2, And Class III Hazardous (Classified) Locations
    Visible Signaling Devices for Fire Alarm and Signaling Systems, Including Accessories
    The standard for Motor-Operated Massage and Exercise Machines
    The standard for Commercial Electric Personal Grooming Appliances
    Direct Plug-In Nightlights
    The standard for Low Voltage Landscape Lighting Systems
    Self-Ballasted Lamps and Lamp Adapters
    Heating and Cooling Equipment
    The standard for Commercial Closed-Circuit Television Equipment
    Electrical Clothes Washing Machines and Extractors
    Electric Clothes Dryers
    The standard for Neon Transformers and Power Supplies
    The standard for Exhibition Display Units, Fabrication, and Installation
    The standard for Safety Medical Electrical Equipment
    The standard for Safety Surveillance Closed Circuit Television Equipment
    Standard for Safety Electrical Measuring and Test Equipment Part 1: General Requirements
    The standard for Audio/Video and Musical Instrument Apparatus for Household, Commercial, and Similar General Use
    Standard for Light Emitting Diode (LED) Equipment for Use in Lighting Products
    Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2-010: Particular requirements for laboratory equipment for the heating of materials
    Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2-020: Particular requirements for laboratory centrifuges
    Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2 – 41: Particular requirements for autoclaves using steam for the treatment of medicals, and for laboratory processes
    Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2 – 42:Particular requirements for autoclaves and sterilizers using toxic gas for the treatment of medical materials and for laboratory processes
    Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2-051: Particular requirements for laboratory equipment for mixing and stirring
    Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2-061: Particular requirements for laboratory atomic spectrometers with thermal atomization and ionization
    Safety Requirements for Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use – Part 1: General Requirements
    Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2-031: Particular requirements for hand-held probe assemblies for electrical measurement and test
    Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2-032: Particular requirements for hand-held and hand-manipulated current sensors for electrical test and measurement
    Safety Requirements for Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use – Part 1: General Requirements
    The standard for Safety Automatic Electrical Controls for Household And Similar Use, Part 1: General Requirements
    Standard for Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Thermal Protectors for Ballasts for Tubular Fluorescent Lamps
    Standard for Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Thermal Motor Protectors for Motor-Compressors of Hermetic and Semi-Hermetic Type
    Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Automatic Electrical Water Level Controls
    Audio/video, information and communication technology equipment – Part 1: Safety requirements
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