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September 11th, 2018
New US & Canada Binational Standard Published for Door and Gate Operators and Systems

In May, 2017 a new binational US and Canadian Standard for garage door operators, gate operators, and similar products was published: ANSI/CAN/UL 325. This article is an update of the previous announcement made in Q4 of 2017. Automated door and gate systems are common in both US and Canada. In fact, many of the same… read more

July 16th, 2018
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) Update

By: John O’Farrell / UL Senior Engineer The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) was founded in 1907 to support engineers advancing agricultural, biological and food systems. Agricultural and Biological Engineering is the discipline of engineering that applies engineering principles and the fundamental concepts of biology to agricultural and biological systems and tools,… read more

January 5th, 2018
New US and Canada Binational Standard Published for Door and Gate Operators and Systems

Automated door and gate systems are very common in both the US and Canada.  In fact, many of the same manufacturers, distributers, and dealers operate in both countries, and the use of these products is very similar across borders.  However until recently, the product safety standards for these products were not the same.  With the… read more

October 10th, 2017
We Want Your Input on Standards Development!

UL Environment will be testing a new standards development process this November and we want you to participate. We are trying to shake up traditional standards development by engaging with as many stakeholders as possible during the initial development of the standard. Traditionally, standards are developed by a small group of stakeholders who represent all… read more

June 7th, 2017
Samsung Galaxy S8 / Galaxy S8+ Become First Mobile Phones Certified to ANSI/UL 110, Standard for Sustainability for Mobile Phones

MARIETTA, Ga., June 7, 2017 – UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced today that Samsung’s Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U) / Galaxy S8+ (SM-G955U) mobile phones achieved ECOLOGO Gold Certification to the ANSI/UL 110 Standard for Sustainability for Mobile Phones, which was recently approved as an American National Standard… read more

March 10th, 2017
Are Distributed Chemicals Still Certified?

Guidance for Water Administrators – Procurement of Third-Party Distributed Treatment Chemicals Written by: Amanda Dail – UL Staff Engineer Procuring NSF/ANSI 60 certified drinking water treatment chemicals for use in water systems has become increasingly more challenging as it relates to the complexity of the chemical distribution chain. Third-party distribution of treatment chemicals, as opposed… read more

February 13th, 2017
UL Announces Certification Options for New ANSI T-LED Fit System

UL is excited to announce new certification options designed around the newly approved ANSI G6.6 T-LED fit system! On February 10, 2017 NEMA published revisions to ANSI C81.61, “Electric Lamp Bases” and ANSI C81.62, “Electric Lampholders”. These revisions include a new fit designed specifically for T-LEDs. This new T-LED fit system will allow for new… read more

October 13th, 2016
ASTM Opposes Proposed ISO NWIP on Wheeled Child Conveyances

The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) is opposing the proposed new work item proposal (NWIP) on wheeled child conveyances. ASTM is opposing the NWIP because the coverage of the proposed standard is already covered by ASTM F833 Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Carriages and Strollers. Also, ASTM points out that ASTM F833… read more

May 11th, 2016
UL PDE Participates in US-German Standards Panel

Pamela Gwynn, UL Principal Engineer for Medical and Home Healthcare Equipment, presented at the 2016 US-German Standards Panel on “Innovation in the Medical Device Sector”, co-hosted by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the German Institute for Standardization (DIN) on April 12, in Washington, D.C. UL was asked to provide its perspective on electro-medical… read more

February 18th, 2016
UL 7003: Sustainability Standard for Household Clothes Washers Recognized by ANSI and SCC

UL 7003 is the second in a family of product sustainability standards to attain ANSI and ACC accreditation that was under development by AHAM, CSA Group, and UL Environment. It was created as a practical measurement tool to assist clothes washer manufacturers in evaluating the environmental sustainability of home appliances. UL 7003 is based on… read more