Leverage our proven expertise in safety, testing and certification across multiple industries to solve your go-to-market challenges. Whether you’re struggling to untangle regulatory complexities or want to bring new transparency to your supply chain, need to demonstrate the quality and performance of your products or quickly bring innovative offerings to markets around the world, we deliver the experience and solutions that enable you to maintain your competitive edge.
Work with us to strengthen and protect your brand. We are trusted experts in product safety and performance testing, in addition to being the leading global certifier for UL and IEC based standards. We’ll work to help you mitigate the risks of bringing technically complex and innovative products to market.
For decades, UL’s expert engineers and advisers have been helping manufacturers fulfill safety requirements and boost confidence and innovation in batteries. We test and certify standby, primary and secondary batteries for various applications, with a focus on lithium types, to key national and international regulations. We’ll help identify the potential safety issues, develop a plan for standards testing, while also helping you understand how your products perform. Work with us to bring safer products to market faster.
Beauty and Personal Care
From analyzing the purity and stability of raw ingredients to helping achieve compliance with regulatory requirements, we provide full-cycle supply chain quality assurance testing for a wide range of products, including cosmetics, hair and skin care, baby products, feminine hygiene, and dental care. Our ability to combine sensory services with physical, microbiological and analytical testing uniquely qualifies us to meet the safety, quality and performance needs of the personal care and beauty industry.
We work with manufacturers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and their suppliers to help them bring safer, smarter products to market. We offer a comprehensive set of services throughout the entire development cycle, providing you with single destination testing and advisory services. We work closely with key international regulatory agencies, code authorities and manufacturers on the development of consensus-based standards and services for emerging technologies within your industry. Our expertise gives you confidence that your components will be validated against current market specifications.
Consumer Packaged Goods
We help you meet market demand efficiently and sustainably. Our offerings include testing to demonstrate safety, performance and quality, supply chain solutions that aim to increase your speed to market, and a wide range of services that help you meet regulations and reduce the risk of product recalls.
Firefighters have no margin for error, so they can’t afford to gamble on the reliability of their equipment. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, the U.S. fire service has suffered more than 100 on-duty firefighter fatalities on average over the last 10 years. That’s why we offer services that take the guesswork out of fire equipment safety and performance. We evaluate a variety of equipment for compliance with the requirements of the appropriate National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards, or with the requirements of the appropriate standards.
Our services for the furniture and bedding industries help you to mitigate risks, improve product quality, and meet regulatory requirements and customer demands. We’ll help you demonstrate safety, durability, performance and compliance with our full suite of testing, verification and certification offerings.
Our technical experts use intensive analytical and physical testing procedures in our state-of-the-art laboratories. We provide a variety of services, including testing, certification and verification, product evaluations, consumer panels, supply chain responsible sourcing and risk assessments, packaging, and label reviews. Our global expertise in safety science and compliance help you speed safer, quality products to the world market.
Household and Industrial Cleaners
No one wants to be contaminating their homes with dangerous chemicals. That’s why consumers want to be sure that the household cleaning products they are using are tested and certified. We can help boost consumer confidence in your products by providing third-party assessment of their quality and performance. As one of the most trusted testing resources in the industry, we can help build trust in your brand and set your products apart on store shelves.
Our experienced engineers are at the forefront of industry technology, driving HVACR industry compliance through their active leadership in HVACR standards and programs development, industry technical groups, and global conferences.
Work with us for the highest level of service in lighting testing, safety certification, performance verification, quality assurance, advisory services, and beyond. We keep you informed on requirements so you can stay ahead of issues that might affect the flow of inventory. Our combination of global reach and local presence allows us to deliver innovative, customized solutions to streamline testing and simplify the certification process.
We offer total product life cycle (TPLC) testing, risk management, and quality management support for connected medical devices, including electrical safety, biocompatibility, cybersecurity and interoperability. Our services are designed to help you meet regulatory requirements and efficiently deliver safer, innovative products to the global market.
OTC and Dietary Supplements
Our full portfolio of services, which includes quality assurance solutions, regulatory compliance testing and global market access programs, are designed to help you meet consumer and regulatory demands for high-quality dietary supplements. Our team of experts uses recognized test methods to help you meet U.S., Japanese and European standards.
Textiles, Apparel and Footwear
By having an in-depth understanding of the footwear, textile and apparel industries, we are well-versed in the standards and risks associated with the procurement, construction and performance of these items. We offer a full suite of services to help you comply with applicable regulations for manufacturing, selling and distributing your products. We have access to state-of-the-art laboratories around the world that test for quality, fit and durability — criteria based on consumer expectations — and significant experience in helping luxury brands maintain stringent quality controls across their entire supply chain.
Toys and Children's Products
As our scientific understanding of how to keep children safer rapidly advances, it can be challenging to stay informed and compliant with the industry’s ever-evolving standards. That’s why we’ve made it our business to stay on top of the latest regulations and protocols. We’re here to help you navigate through the compliance process to help ensure that the furniture you produce meets all applicable standards.
Water and Plumbing
The UL Mark for plumbing products demonstrates compliance with both the International Plumbing Code (IPC) and the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC), as well as the applicable United States and Canadian recognized health effects and performance-testing standards. Evaluation criteria include materials, physical characteristics, performance testing and marking requirements to help ensure your fixture and fittings perform as expected.
Wire and Cable
We evaluate more than 70 different wire and cable product categories to national and international standards for safety, performance, quality, environmental impact and regulatory compliance as required for markets in North America, Latin America, Middle East, Europe and Asia. Our customized service packages help reduce redundant testing, which saves both time and money, and helps you get safer and better-quality products to market more quickly.