May 26, 2015
UL UK Accredited as Test Laboratory for MasterCard Contactless Readers V3.0
April 16, 2015
UL Fire Researchers Test Use of Fans to Control Blazes
Throughout January, UL’s FRSI staff set fires in two specially built homes inside its massive Northbrook burn lab to investigate the use of a new firefighting technique.
April 15, 2015
Behind the Scenes: Assessing Wearable Battery Safety
April 15, 2015
UL Consumer Products Launches Verification Program and New Mark for the Dietary Supplements Industry
April 9, 2015
The Harmonisation of Product Standards: A Look at Frequency Inverters and Programmable Logic Controllers
Dirk R.F. Müller speaks to ElectroAutomation magazine Today’s global products need to be manufactured with multiple regional standards in mind. As a result, many manufacturers opt to produce different product lines for North America and the ‘IEC market’. The harmonisation of industrial automation equipment standards significantly reduces the overall number of requirements, as well as… read more
April 8, 2015
UL Brings Together Designers, Architects and Manufacturers to Explore the Impact of New Lighting Technologies and Celebrate the UN’s International Year of Light
UL will host the “Full of Light Experience” event in Milan on April 15 – bringing together designers, architects, buyers, manufacturers and others invested in lighting technology and design. As a patron sponsor of the United Nation’s International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015), UL is hosting the “Full of Light Experience” event… read more
March 25, 2015
UL Announces New Standard for Products Using Lithium Button or Coin Cell Batteries
UL 4200A is aimed at preventing children from removing and ingesting small batteries found in household products and toys.
March 25, 2015
Fighting Fire with Science
Through the months of December and January, researchers at the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute examined the effectiveness of positive-pressure ventilation, also known as PPV.
March 10, 2015
New ATEX directive 2014/34/EU
The ATEX directive is the name commonly given to the two European Directives for controlling explosive atmospheres; describing what equipment and work environment is allowed in a potentially explosive atmosphere.
February 24, 2015
Computer Modeling: Starting Fires Without Heat or Smoke