UL stands for Underwriters Laboratories Inc.® and is one of the world's leading product safety testing and certification organizations. It tests and certifies a wide variety of materials, components and end products for their operational safety, especially with regard to potential personal injury and the development of fires.
UL maintains a directory of more than 3 million products that are publicly available through online databases.
UL offers several certifications:
UL listing check character:
Evidence that UL has tested representative samples of the applicable product and confirmed its compliance with UL's applicable safety requirements.
|Connection-ready devices certified to U.S. and Canadian regulations e.g. limit switch with cable and connector.|
|Connection-ready devices certified according to Canadian regulations e.g. limit switch with cable and plug|
|Connection-ready devices certified to US regulations e.g. limit switch with cable and connector|
UL Recognized Component mark:
Identifies UL Recognized Component parts that can be used in a product or system that bears the UL Listing Mark.
|Devices intended for installation, certified in accordance with U.S. regulations|
|Devices intended for installation, certified to Canadian regulations|
|Devices intended for installation, certified to U.S. and Canadian regulations|