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UL Solutions’ testing and certification services evaluate household appliances against stringent standards for safety, security and sustainability. Work with UL Solutions to navigate complex regulatory requirements.

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UL Solutions’ household appliances services

The rapid pace of change in the global household appliances market stems from trends including increased consumer power and expanding demand for appliances that are energy-efficient and operate safely within the smart home ecosystem. These trends present evolving challenges for manufacturers to demonstrate the safety, performance and efficiency of their products and meet regulatory requirements worldwide.

As the world’s safety science leader, we test and certify your household appliance products to all applicable recognized requirements, including UL and IEC based standards. You can count on UL Solutions to help you earn the marks you need to compete in a crowded marketplace.

UL Solutions offers a wide array of testing and certification services for household appliances such as: 

  • Gas-fired combustion cooking appliances, indoor and outdoor
  • Electric cooking appliances, including stoves, range hoods, microwaves, ovens, outdoor appliances
  • Laundry appliances, such as washing machines, dryers and combination washer-dryers
  • Dishwashers
  • Refrigerators and freezers

Why UL Solutions

As the global safety science leader, we are a trusted partner to household appliance manufacturers and help them efficiently gain access to their important markets, maintain product compliance, simplify complexities, and improve safety, security, reliability, and sustainability. With our deep appliance industry knowledge, a recognized team of experts and a dedicated global network of accredited conformity assessment bodies for testing, inspection, and certification, we can deliver comprehensive compliance solutions for your appliance products to help you succeed today and tomorrow. 

Recognized expertise - UL Solutions experts currently sit on 1,300+ standards panels and other technical committees and we’ve helped create thousands of standards around the world, defining safety, security, sustainability, and quality. 

Global reach with local support - Benefit from local testing services and a single access point for international certifications.

Solutions from a single source - Our global network of laboratories give us the opportunity to combine testing for safety, performance, connectivity, cybersecurity, materials and more to improve turnaround times and reduce complexity for our customers.

Comprehensive tools - UL Solutions offers complimentary, searchable tools, such as UL Product iQ®, Global Market Access Configurator and UL Verify, that give customers up to date information and makes their products more visible to specifiers, retailers and more 

Get innovations ready for connected markets – Meet regulatory and industry requirements for wireless performance, connectivity and cybersecurity of your appliances and enhance your position in the smart appliances market.


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