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    Smart Home

    By 2022, a typical home will contain as many as 500 smart devices. UL tests thousands of products for interoperability, cybersecurity and electrical safety to help ensure the smart devices you put in your home work together and keep your data and your family safe.

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    LED Light Bulbs

    Energy-efficient light bulbs, like LEDs, may cost more up front but can last up to 25 times longer than traditional incandescent bulbs. UL offers testing and certification services under a wide range of programs like Energy Star to confirm that LEDs meet high performance standards.

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    Cleaning Products

    When it comes to keeping your home fresh and clean, consumers look for safe, environmentally friendly products that work. UL independently tests a wide range of chemicals to help boost your confidence in the sustainability of the products you buy.

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    Smoke Alarms

    360,000 – 400,000 home fires are reported each year in the U.S. Using smoke alarms properly can be a matter of life and death. For more than a century, UL research has advanced fire safety with the goals of helping prevent fires, injury and loss of life and to minimize property damage.

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    Power Tools

    Home improvement accidents send more than 200,000 people to the hospital every year. UL works with power tool manufacturers to test and certify hundreds of products to safety and performance standards. Whether you are a professional or a DIYer, UL helps keep you safe.

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    Holiday Lights

    Each year 250 people land in the emergency department with injuries related to holiday decorating. UL helps everyone celebrate safely by making it easy to choose safe decorative lights. When you buy new lights, look for the UL mark, which indicates they meet UL safety standards.

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