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Japan, PSE Specified Products Mark – UL at Northbrook Expands Capability

April 3, 2018

By: Kazu Iwasaki / UL DENAN (PSE Mark) Program Owner

We are pleased to announce that UL at Northbrook is now recognized by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) as a Conformity Assessment Body (CAB) authorized to provide services relating to mandatory product investigation (safety and EMC), factory inspection and issuance of DENAN certificates for Specified Products (SPs) in the categories shown below. UL LLC is currently the only CAB in North America who is registered by METI and issues mandatory DENAN (PSE Mark) certificates on behalf of METI. Recent additions to UL LLC at Northbrook’s scope is noted below:

  • Electric heating appliances
  • Motor-operated appliances

How UL can help

As a conformity assessment body recognized by METI, UL is expertly qualified to conduct testing and product investigations, factory inspections and issuance of the PSE Mark for products on the Specified Products List. For products on the Non-specified list, we can support by conducting testing required for compliance.

Our Global Market Access team is prepared to help you achieve compliance with new requirements around the world. For more information or to contact our experts, visit our Global Market Access site at

These updates are for information purposes only and are not intended to convey legal or other professional advice.