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UL Solutions’ Italian Laboratory Gets Recognition from WRAS

Learn more about how our laboratory in Cabiate, Italy, now offers BS6920 testing.

Cabiate lab, UL Solutions in Italy.

UL Solutions laboratory in Cabiate, Como (Italy), has been officially recognized by Water Regulations Approval Scheme (WRAS) as an approved material testing laboratory for British Standard (BS) 6920 testing.

The WRAS is an independent United Kingdom (U.K.) approval body for plumbing products and materials. The BS 6920 standard is used to evaluate the suitability of non-metallic products for use in contact with water intended for human consumption in regard to their effect on the quality of the water.

Earning certification from WRAS helps manufacturers demonstrate that a material is of a suitable quality and has been tested to demonstrate compliance with the BS 6920 standard.

BS 6920 requires testing related to:

  • Odor and flavor
  • Color and turbidity
  • Growth of aquatic microorganisms
  • Extraction of substances that may be of concern to public health (EXS) or cytotoxicity (Cyto) test
  • Extraction of metals

With this WRAS recognition, UL Solutions expands its offerings for global water systems certifications. We provide a broad range of comprehensive services to test, inspect and certify the essential materials, products and technologies that deliver water through municipal pipes for consumer purposes. As an approved BS 6920 material testing laboratory, UL Solutions can act as a single source for your crucial certifications.

Contact us to learn more about BS 6920 testing and how UL Solutions can support you.


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