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    Footwear

    Sports shoes are one of the most important pieces of fitness equipment you will buy and choosing the right pair is essential. UL tests footwear to manufacturer requirements for factors like heel attachment, sole flexibility and even shoelace abrasion, giving athletes of all kinds peace of mind that their footwear meets their expectations.

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    Vitamins

    Is that dietary supplement really what it says it is? As a consumer, it can be hard to tell. Through industry-approved and time-tested methodologies, UL independently evaluates individual products to confirm they meet manufacturer claims, helping companies verify that what you read on the label is exactly what’s in the bottle.

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    Household Products

    Store shelves are packed full of products promising health and wellness. How do you choose? On a scale of 0 to 10, our GoodGuide® platform rates more than 250,000 common household products in three categories — health, society and environment. Visit www.goodguide.com to see how your favorite products measure up.

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    Sunglasses

    Sunglasses not only help us look cool, they protect our eyes from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation.UL chemists run visible spectrophotometry tests that confirm actual UV protection and that claims on the product label are accurate.

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    Fitness Wearables

    The convenience of a fitness activity tracker is hard to beat. But all that personal data stored on your personal fitness wearable means you could be at greater risk for cyber attacks. UL tests for cybersecurity threats and offers security verification processes to assist manufacturers in assessing and mitigating risks before their products ever hit store shelves.

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    Performance Fabrics

    Whether out on the field or in the stands, you want your sports apparel to hold up. UL works with apparel manufacturers and tests for special manufacturer claims such as colorfastness, moisture management and antibacterial finish, making sure your favorite brand stays a winner when it comes to meeting your expectations for quality, fit, comfort and durability.

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