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March 3rd, 2017
Safety Standards: Making India’s Healthcare Sector Safer and Future Ready!

UL’s Jibu Mathew, Business Development Head for the SE Asia markets was featured in the January-March 2017 article in Innohealth titled “Safety Standards:  Making India’s Healthcare Sector Safer and Future Ready.” Summary: Safety is omnipresent and intrinsic to the entire healthcare delivery spectrum and the entire medical fraternity must move towards an industry equilibrium. Medical devices are… read more

July 16th, 2015
How to Avoid Store Opening Delays as a Retailer (Pt. 2)

Part Two: Pursuing Certification By Bruce Bohren, Primary Designated Engineer, UL In Part One of this series, we discussed “red tagging,” which is when a local inspector does not allow a retail fixtures to be turned on because it is not up to code, and this may prevent the store from opening. The best way… read more

September 26th, 2014
CPSC Approves Safety Standard for High-Powered Magnet Sets

Details The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has approved a new national safety standard for high-powered magnet sets to protect the safety of consumers, especially young children, tweens, and teenagers, addressing the preventable risk of injury or death associated with high-powered magnet sets. The magnet sets are considered hazardous for young children, who have… read more

August 20th, 2014
ASTM Publishes Safety Standard for Non-Powered Scooters

The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) has published ASTM F2264 – 14 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Non-Powered Scooters, which covers performance and labeling requirements, and test methods to minimize the hazards to users of scooters. This specification is intended to cover use of these products by children ages 5 years and older…. read more

May 16th, 2013
CPSC Approves Proposed Rule Aimed at Making Strollers Safer

Details The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted on May 10, 2013 to approve a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) in the Federal Register to create a federal safety standard for strollers. The proposed stroller standard incorporates the published voluntary ASTM F833-13 standard, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Carriages and Strollers, with one modification… read more