November 7th, 2016

Reducing The Fire Hazard of Pre-Lit Artificial Christmas Trees

As the holiday season approaches, an increasing number of households will choose an artificial Christmas tree to decorate their home. According to data from the National Christmas Tree Association, nearly 14 million artificial trees were purchased in 2014, representing almost 35 percent of the total number of Christmas trees purchased and, with $1.2 billion in… read more

November 7th, 2016

Powering over LAN Cable and the Proposed Revisions to the 2017 National Electrical Code

At the NFPA Technical Meeting held on June 16, 2016 in Las Vegas, the voting members of the NFPA considered several certified amending motions involving the proposed 2017 NEC revisions related to powering over LAN cable. The members voted to uphold the recommendations of NFPA technical panels 3 and 16. As a result, new sections… read more

November 7th, 2016

European Construction Products Regulation (CPR) Update

According to the current Standard for Power, control and communication cables – Cables for general applications in construction works subject to reaction to fire requirements, EN 50575, cables with Class Fca should be identified as “No performance determined” (NPD). However, the European Commission has published a new delegated act to redefine the meaning of Class Fca… read more

November 7th, 2016
Strategic Collaboration Between UL and BASEC on CPR
November 7th, 2016
CSA Standard Will Follow UL To Allow An Optional Braid On Specific Flexible Cord Types
November 7th, 2016
UL and IWCS Collaborate on China Conference
November 7th, 2016
UL Becomes an Authorized Test Center for DisplayPort Cable Assemblies
November 7th, 2016
UL’s Anti-Counterfeiting Efforts Expanding to Wholesale and Retail
August 8th, 2016
UL Traceability Programs Support Supply Chain Integrity and End User Sourcing Requirements
August 7th, 2016
UL Announces Category 8 Verification Testing to ANSI/TIA-568C.2-1 and Category 8.1/8.2 to IEC 61156-9/10