EMC

UL delivers unmatched EMC expertise for every market.

We help customers around the world attain the electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) certifications they need to get their products to market, even in the most challenging situations.

The benefits of working with UL
With our understanding of new technologies, participation in standards formulation and cross-industry experience, UL is unmatched in its depth of EMC and wireless industry expertise. This enables us to offer full support and advice to our customers, from design concept to product completion. Additionally, our global presence allows us to deliver local services, in the local language, while providing our customers access to UL expertise in all of their target markets.

Our full-service EMC laboratories are accredited or recognized by numerous regulatory agencies and governments in major markets, including the United States, Europe, Japan, Canada, Taiwan and Australia. This includes recognition as a:

  • Telecommunication Certification Body (TCB) for the U.S. Federal Communications Commission
  • Foreign Certification Body (FCB) for Canada
  • Conformity Assessment Body (CAB) – Notified Body for the European Union
  • Notified Body for the EMC and R&TTE Directives (2004/108/EC and 1999/5/EC) for Europe

We develop tailored testing solutions, using software automation to enhance process efficiency, analyze results and reduce testing cycles. Our customers can bundle their EMC testing services with other UL offerings—including product safety certification services for the UL Mark—as well as leveraging our global market access services to get products to market quickly.

The EMC team brings our customers decades of testing and the mitigation experience often needed to meet international regulatory requirements. Our staff members also contribute their expertise to such national and international EMC standards organizations as the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and the International Special Committee on Radio Interference (CISPR).

Areas of Focus

Automotive
Automotive
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Consumer Electronics
Consumer Electronics
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Industrial
Industrial
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Lighting
Lighting
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Medical
Medical
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Smart Meters
Smart Meters
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Telecommunications Infrastructure
Telecommunications Infrastructure
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Wi-Fi Certification Testing
Wi-Fi Certification Testing
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With the Certification and Accreditation Administration (CNCA)’s final approval, UL International Limited (UL Hong Kong) officially signed the CCC (China Compulsory Certification) Testing Office Agreement with China Quality Certification Center (CQC) for ITE (information technology equipment) product category. The agreement signed with the CQC signifies that ITE manufacturers are able to obtain the CCC Mark...

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EN 62368-1 – As mentioned in previous communications, EN 62368-1 was published in Europe during the second half of 2014.  The Date of Withdrawal (DoW) of the standards to be superseded, EN 60065 and EN 60950-1, was assigned of June 20, 2019.  However, the Official Journal (OJ) of the European Union has yet to be...

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There is a change in regards to the validity of the current and future BIS registrations. Key points of changes: – Effective Jan 28, 2015, all new registrations granted will have a validity of two years – Existing registrations that manufacturers have received that note 1 year will now automatically be valid for 2 years. ...

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