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Singapore: UL is Accredited as a Water Efficiency Labeling Scheme Certification Body

October 9, 2018

By: Chian Haw YONG, ASEAN Global Market Access Lead

In addition to existing Singapore Safety Mark certifications, NEA registration and IMDA approval services, UL Singapore can now issue the mandatory Water Efficiency Labeling Scheme (WELS) Certificate of Conformity (CoC) and register client products into the PUB WELS certified product database. This provides timely, hassle-free services to customers requiring Singapore market access.

The WELS certification operates under ISO/IEC 17067 Type 1a scheme, and UL is an accredited product Certification Body (CB) for the following products:

* In effect from October 1, 2018

Additional information:

  1. Local representative (importer or distributor) is required
  2. UL has ILAC accredited labs that conduct testing and issue test reports to the above standards
  3. There is no expiry on WELS certification. Manufacturer/local rep is responsible to inform CB when there are changes/modifications to product​ design/construction

How UL can help

UL helps washing machine and dishwasher manufacturers accessing the Singapore markets by providing testing and certification services and registering customers’ regulated products to authority certified product databases.