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October 11th, 2018
Appliance Advisor Issue 3 2018

Find our latest newsletter at the resource link below. Stay in the know with real time Appliance, HVAC/R and Water industry updates from UL. Appliance Advisor is a quarterly newsletter delivering key insights on energy efficiency, performance, reliability, safety and sustainability trends, standards, regulations, UL solutions and more. In this Issue: UL Meets Cybersecurity Challenge… read more

October 11th, 2018
Saudi Arabia: Updates on SASO IECEE Recognition Certificates

By: Federico Picco, Saudi Regulatory Program Expert The new SASO IECEE Recognition Certificate is the recently introduced Saudi National Conformity Certificate issued based on a valid CB Test Certificate and CB Test Report. It guarantees that certified appliances are compliant with the standards of the IEC Conformity Assessment Schemes for Electrotechnical Equipment and Components (IECEE),… read more

October 11th, 2018
GSO Countries: Changes Required for Cooking Appliances

Understanding the potential impact of a new IEC 60335-2-6 amendment By: Pesconi Paola, Gulf Conformity Marking Program Expert To access markets in GCC Standardization Organization ( GSO) member states, a valid Gulf Type Examination certificate is mandatory for electrical household cooking appliances (ovens, microwaves, hobs, and cookers). As the GCC Standardization Organization (GSO) continues their… read more

October 9th, 2018
Middle East: Mandatory ECAS Mark Implementation in the UAE

By: Elena Andreula – EMEA Regulatory Program Expert The Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) has introduced a mandatory implementation of the ECAS Mark. As per ESMA Board of Directors Decision Number 78 of 2017, all ECAS certified products shall bear the ECAS Mark indicating conformity of the products to the UAE Product Certification… read more

October 9th, 2018
UL Thailand Lab Grand Opening

By: Kongpob Rattanakornkun, Thailand Regulatory Program Expert UL, a global safety science organization, officially opened a new laboratory in Samut Prakan, Thailand. The new facility features cutting-edge testing equipment and will serve as UL’s regional hub for testing appliances, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (AHVAC) equipment across diverse industries. Keith Williams, UL CEO & President,… read more

October 9th, 2018
Singapore: UL is Accredited as a Water Efficiency Labeling Scheme Certification Body

By: Chian Haw YONG, ASEAN Global Market Access Lead In addition to existing Singapore Safety Mark certifications, NEA registration and IMDA approval services, UL Singapore can now issue the mandatory Water Efficiency Labeling Scheme (WELS) Certificate of Conformity (CoC) and register client products into the PUB WELS certified product database. This provides timely, hassle-free services… read more

July 17th, 2018
Appliance Advisor Issue 2 2018

Find our latest newsletter at the resource link below. Stay in the know with real time Appliance, HVAC/R and Water industry updates from UL. Appliance Advisor is a quarterly newsletter delivering key insights on energy efficiency, performance, reliability, safety and sustainability trends, standards, regulations, UL solutions and more. In this Issue: Cooling Towers: Preventing Legionnaires… read more

July 16th, 2018
Saudi Arabia, SASO Quality Mark – SQM Mandatorily Required for Gas Appliances

By: Federico Picco / UL Saudi Regulatory Program Expert As a result of the mandatory implementation of the SASO Technical Regulation for Gas Appliances and their Accessories, No. 04-03-16-156 surveillance on the market has now become strict. Saudi Customs are blocking the shipments of gas appliances entering Saudi Arabia unless marked by the SASO Quality… read more

July 16th, 2018
Saudi Arabia, Energy Efficiency – New Standard for Motors

By: Federico Picco / UL Saudi Regulatory Program Expert  Most recently, The Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) published new Energy Efficiency (EE) standards for Saudi Arabia related to single speed, three-phase cage induction motors. This new standard is now based on IEC 60034-30-1: 2014, covers a wider scope and introduces the “exempted” category… read more

July 16th, 2018
Middle East, G-Mark – Gulf Conformity Tracking Symbol and Surveillance in GCC Member States

By: Gabriella Mazzola / UL Global Market Access Engineering Leader, Convenor of Working Group 3 of GSO Notified Bodies Cooperation Group for Low Voltage Regulation As the GCC Standardization Organization (GSO) continues to unify and harmonize regulations throughout GCC countries, member states are increasingly implementing regular surveillance at customs and on the market. Saudi Arabia… read more