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UL is granted first MRA for exports to Mexico for NOM-001, NOM-029 and NOM-032. Test at UL’s laboratories to expedite market access to Mexico.
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UL to participate in multiple Automotive Safety Council subcommittees including those addressing safety, health and environment, and sensing and active safety
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Button batteries or coin batteries are commonly used in games and toys. If the toy’s design and construction are not strong enough to resist normal or abuse-use tests, the battery compartment can be easily opened or broken, making these small batteries acc
In 2019 a large proportion of alerts on the Safety Gate showed that dangerous chemicals were found in toys; 47% of alerts about toys signaled a chemical risk.
Such products may pose a risk of choking if they are put into the mouth and swallowed by children. When the toy expands, it can cause fatal occlusion of the respiratory tract of small children or blockage of the gut.
Small parts of the toy pose a risk of choking by blocking the airway at the back of the child’s mouth and upper throat. This kind of hazard is particularly significant for children under 36 months.
When the sound level is too high or there is prolonged exposure to elevated levels over a period of time, a child’s hearing can be damaged.
One of the main risks identified by the European Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC is flammability. If a toy catches fire, the risk is high that children may be injured and burned.
The risk of infection is posed if the toy containing aqueous media is swallowed or comes into contact with skin when microbiological contamination is present.
These toys can cause asphyxiation, leading to an interruption of oxygenation.
As part of the global movement to create healthier, more sustainable buildings, safety science organization UL recognized M Moser’s Hong Kong office with a 3 Star Rating, the highest classification from Fitwel.
An ECASEx notified body, certifying equipment for use for hazardous locations
UL has opened the expansion of its Silicon Valley electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and wireless testing laboratory with the debut of new 5G testing facilities.
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Mexico publishes new standard minus the expected equivalency agreement.
In 2019, EU member states sent a total of 2,243 notifications on dangerous products through Safety Gate, the rapid alert system for dangerous non-food products.
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