March 12th, 2017

REACHAcross™: Software That Reduces the Need for Animal Testing to Meet REACH Deadlines

UL Environment introduces REACHAcross™ software, an innovative prediction tool that builds large networks of chemicals based on properties such as molecular structure and health-endpoint interactions. This pioneering tool uses machine learning techniques to predict the endpoint behavior of any chemical of interest for REACH compliance. It provides the ease of use of QSARs with the… read more

March 9th, 2017

Are You Ready? TSCA Title VI, Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products Takes Effect December 2017.

Formaldehyde is a colorless gas found in numerous products, including composite woods (plywood, particleboard and medium-density fiberboard, or MDF) and products containing these materials. As exposure to formaldehyde may cause adverse health effects, regulations exist to limit this substance in the market. Currently, any composite wood products or products containing these materials are already required to meet… read more

February 20th, 2017

Furniture Tip-Over and Outdoor Furniture Recalls Continue

You may have read some communications from UL about furniture tip-over and the damage it can have on your brand reputation. Or you’ve seen stories in the news about real-world examples of items such as dressers tipping over, either trapping children, and on some instances, causing deaths. These safety risks continue to negatively affect the… read more

January 4th, 2017
UL GREENGUARD Certification Now Included in EPA Standards for US Federal Government
October 17th, 2016
UL Introduces SPOT™ Online Database – The Largest Credible Product Sustainability Information Tool
October 17th, 2016
Ten tips for improving indoor air quality in your home
October 12th, 2016
New California Flammability and Labeling Laws Went into Effect January 1, 2015
October 12th, 2016
Carlos Correia Appointed UL’s Supply Chain & Sustainability President
October 12th, 2016
UL Releases 4th Edition of UL 962 and Launches Continuous Certification Process
October 12th, 2016
UL’s Indiana Test Lab Offers KCMA Testing for Kitchen Cabinets