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April 12th, 2018

Stability Verified’ Mark Will Help Consumers Identify Safer Products  April 11, 2018 HIGH POINT, N.C. – The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) has partnered with UL, a global safety science company, in creating a “Product Stability UL Verified” mark to help consumers identify products that meet the industry’s voluntary stability standard requirements. The mark is part… read more

April 12th, 2018
UL Announces New Stability Verification Program with the American Home Furnishings Alliance to Help Consumer Identify Safer Products

UL has partnered with The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA),  in creating a “Product Stability UL Verified” mark to help consumers identify products that meet the industry’s voluntary stability standard requirements. The mark is part of a program that allows participating companies to have their in-house stability testing process reviewed and verified by UL, thereby… read more

March 30th, 2018
UL Announces Agreement with Taiwan Architecture and Building Center Add Certified Products to SPOT™ Online Database

MARIETTA, GA., March 29, 2018 — UL (Underwriters Laboratories) today announced that the Taiwan Architecture and Building Center (TABC) has agreed to add products that have received the TABC Green Building Material mark to SPOT®, UL’s web-based product sustainability information tool. The addition of the products to SPOT will give architects and designers in Asia… read more

October 26th, 2017
A.R.T. Furniture First to Receive UL Stability Verification for Artiste Line of Products

UL Stability Verification offers furniture manufactures the opportunity to verify their marketing claims of safety and stability backed by safety science. And UL recently delivered the first of this type of claim to A.R.T. Furniture for their Artiste product line chest of drawers. It means that A.R.T. Furniture’s Artiste new custom case goods have been… read more

October 12th, 2017
Wellness Certification for Furniture
October 12th, 2017
Products for Wellness

UL Wellness Certification for Products Demonstrate that your products support human health and well-being and meet the criteria for the WELL Building Standard. With problems like obesity, asthma, inactivity and depression soaring to epidemic levels around the globe, the importance of wellness is gaining more attention. With much of the population spending upwards of 90… read more

June 7th, 2017
UL Environment to Demonstrate New BIM Project Tool and More at NeoCon

BIM project users attending NeoCon will be able to see a demo of UL Environment’s new SPOT app for REVIT™ in Booth # 7-139A. Launching soon, the new SPOT app for REVIT™ will allow users to access product data from SPOT, our sustainable product database, and assign it directly to their BIM project. In addition… read more

May 25th, 2017
New Proposed 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… read more

October 3rd, 2016
A Reflection on the TB 117 Standard and the Way Forward for Truly Comprehensive Safety Standards

A feasibility study released this month by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Feasibility, Benefits and Costs of Adopting TB 117-2013 as a Mandatory National Standard, concluded that TB 117-2013 did not effectively address the hazard of smoldering ignition and should not be adopted as a mandatory national standard. A bit of history provides… read more

September 30th, 2016
UL Environment Co-Hosts Furniture Seminar in Vietnam

On September 28, UL Environment co-hosted a seminar in Vietnam where manufacturers learned how testing and certification can help them gain access to global furniture markets. Guiseppe Barisan, global operations director at UL Furnishings and Scott Steady, product manager for chemical emissions testing and certification at UL Environment discussed global emissions regulations that apply to… read more