October 4, 2017

Bringing clarity to the safety of cabling: UL Issues “Low Smoke Halogen Free” (LSHF) Safety Certification to 3M’s AWM for Global Market

UL has recently issued a “Low Smoke Halogen Free” (LSHF) safety certification to 3M for Appliance Wiring Material (AWM) Styles 22088 and 22089 flat ribbon cable sold under the name 3M™ Round Conductor Flat, HF447 Series. There is often confusion around what “low smoke” and “halogen free” designations for cabling really means. However, when products… read more

July 24, 2017

BULLETIN: Decorative Lighting Strings

Decorative lighting strings including holiday, seasonal or Christmas lights can carry potential safety risks when subjected to unforeseen consumer misuse or when they are not manufactured in accordance with UL’s safety requirements. The familiar UL Listing Mark on a product means that UL engineers have evaluated and tested representative samples of the product for risk… read more

July 12, 2017

BULLETIN: Online Source of EPCV and Class XL Compounds – RELOCATED

UL’s list of presently available commercial compounds that we have investigated have been relocated. The list of compounds can be found on the Online Certifications Directory, under the UL Category Code ‘QMTT2’. Under each listing, the subcategories shown below provide a list of Certified compounds suitable for this application. Heat-, and Moisture-curable EPCV Insulation Compounds… read more

April 20, 2017

BULLETIN: Outline of Investigation for Patch Cords Terminating in Eight-Position Modular Plug Connectors

January 20, 2017

UL and IWCS China Symposium Issues a Call for Papers