May 25th, 2017

New Effective Dates for TSCA Title VI Implementation

Composite wood products, including hardwood plywood, medium density fiberboard (MDF) and particleboard are used in a variety of products such as flooring, furniture, cabinetry and building materials. A national standard for formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products, designed to closely mirror the existing standards established by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), has been in… read more

April 21st, 2017

Preparing for Changes to California’s Prop 65

Since 1986, when Californians voted in favor of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (more commonly known as Proposition 65), the initiative has been warning residents of California of toxic substances that are in the goods they purchase. The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) oversees Proposition 65 and its list of… read more

April 20th, 2017

Product Lens™ Program Accepted by USGBC for Materials Ingredient Credit in LEED®

Our Product Lens™ chemical disclosure program has been recognized under the Building Product Design and Optimization grouping – Materials Ingredient credit by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED® green building program. To read about the specific requirements in this category of LEEDv4, visit the USGBC website. UL’s Product Lens program was developed to address… read more

March 12th, 2017
REACHAcross™: Software That Reduces the Need for Animal Testing to Meet REACH Deadlines
March 9th, 2017
Are You Ready? TSCA Title VI, Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products Takes Effect December 2017.
February 20th, 2017
Furniture Tip-Over and Outdoor Furniture Recalls Continue
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
Acquisition of Advanced Furniture Testing Expands UL’s Furniture Capabilities