RoHS, also known as Lead-Free, stands for Restriction of Hazardous Substances. RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC restricts the use of six hazardous materials found in electrical and electronic products. All applicable products in the EU market after July 1, 2006 must pass RoHS compliance. RoHS impacts the entire electronics industry.
UL is the trusted source across the globe for product compliance. Benefiting a range of customers - from manufacturers and retailers to consumers and regulating bodies - we've tested products for public safety for more than a century. And now, we can offer one of the conformity assessment industry's broadest portfolios of capabilities and certification marks. Our unique mix of local expertise in global markets and deep industry knowledge helps bring safer products to markets faster than ever before.
A valid CE Marking affixed to a product indicates that it complies with the relevant European 'New Approach' product safety Directives.
CSA can test and certify products you are selling at home or exporting to the U.S.A. and Canada, eliminating the need for duplicate testing - saving you time and money. We test products to Canadian and U.S.standards and issue the CSA Mark for qualified products. CSA International can also test products to European and other national standards.
A product bearing the ETL Listed Mark is determined to have met the minimum requirements of prescribed product safety standards. Moreover, the mark indicates that the manufacturer's production site conforms to a range of compliance measures and is subject to periodic follow-up inspections to verify continued conformance.
ISO 9001: 2008 is the world's most widely recognized standard for quality management systems. Meeting over one hundred requirement items, complemented by rigorous external and internal audits, customers are assured of consistent, value-focused products and services. Our certificate can be viewed HERE.
The U.S. Government requires all manufacturers, exporters, and brokers of defense articles, defense services or related technical data to be ITAR compliant. ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) and the EAR (Export Administration Regulations) are export control regulations run by different departments of the US Government. Both of them are designed to help ensure that defense related technology does not get into the wrong hands.
UL 508A certification is an industrial control panel directive, which is sought by electrical inspectors. The UL 508A Listing Mark on an industrial control panel provides evidence of third party certification to the municipal inspection authority and to the purchaser of the panel.