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Small Appliance Testing and Certification

Guiding small appliance product safety, performance and reliability in a complex global marketplace.

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We have been working with small appliance manufacturers and retailers for more than 100 years. We aim to simplify the safety certification process while still providing the highest level of engineering and technical expertise that our clients have come to know and expect of us.  

Our comprehensive portfolio of offerings includes services for manufacturers of:

  • Electric fans and ceiling fans

  • Heated pads/heated bedding

  • Household food preparation and cooking appliances

  • Personal grooming appliances

  • Animal care appliances

  • Motor operated massage and exercise equipment

  • Portable heaters

  • Vacuums and blower cleaners

  • Electrostatic air cleaners

  • Air fresheners and deodorizers

  • Insect and rodent control appliances

  • Electric household food service appliances

  • Hospitality use appliances

  • Sewing and cutting machines

We also offer the UL Verified Mark program which provides independent confirmation of your product’s key features or benefits to help set your product apart in a crowded market.


As retailers and consumers alike look forward to the next generation of products, the window of opportunity in this highly competitive market has become shorter and shorter.

We are uniquely positioned to increase speed to market through our comprehensive portfolio of service offerings for safety certifications, claims validation, EMC testing, energy efficiency testing, prototype reviews, performance, product benchmarking and reliability testing, sustainability assessments, custom on-site training and Global Market Access services.

Why UL Solutions

The UL Certification Mark is one of the most widely recognized and trusted symbols of safety for consumers globally, giving UL Certified products a clear path to market acceptance.

Leverage our expertise and gain measurable cost- and time-saving benefits associated with working with a single, experienced resource. With a full understanding of market drivers, pain points and business necessities, we help navigate the complex challenges of today’s global marketplace helping manufacturers and brands speed time to market and meet rigorous regulatory demands across the globe.  

Our worldwide presence allows us to provide local service in the local language as well as access to our collaborative global network of safety, regulatory and engineering experts.

Download our brochure

Small Appliance Conformity Assessments

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Chemical Global Market Access for Small Appliance

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Make the Change to UL Solutions infosheet

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