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Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Cable Testing and Certification

UL provides type-test reports and certification for electric vehicle charging cables according to various standards globally.

Electric vehicle charging cable plugged into an electric vehicle port

The future of transportation is powered by certified EV charging cables

Electric vehicle (EV) charging cables are an integral part of the charging system. Different regulatory requirements around the world specify the appropriate cable to use. To help you compete in the global market, it’s important to know that your EV charging cables are compliant. UL can provide type-test reports and certification for these cables according to the standards below.

EV charging cable service offerings

Type of service Deliverable
Certification to North American standards UL Listing Certificate, test report
Certification to International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)/European Standard (EN) standards UL-EU Certificate, test report
Type testing * UL test report
Research testing * UL test report
Witnessed testing at factory in-house lab * UL test report

 *Testing in accordance with one or more standards described below.

Important EV charging standards and the UL Certification Mark

Expert testing can help confirm and certify product compliance with global requirements, which helps reduce liability and risk throughout your supply chain. Certified products are automatically listed in Product iQ®, UL’s database for certification information, where many suppliers verify the safety of products they choose.

Electric vehicle charging cable testing standards and regulations

Standard Scope Market
EN 50620 Electric cables – Charging cables for electric vehicles Europe
IEC 62893 series Charging cables for electric vehicles of rated voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV Europe
UL 62 Flexible cords and cables United States
CSA C22.2 No. 49 Flexible cords and cables Canada
JCS 4522 Flexible charging cables Japan

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