UL certificated wall charger in the United States

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    To enter the American market, the charger needs to pass UL certification. UL is the abbreviation of Underwriters Laboratories of the United States. The UL Safety Testing Institute is the most authoritative in the United States and the largest private organization engaged in safety testing and appraisal in the world.

    It is an independent, profit-making professional organization that conducts experiments for public safety. It uses scientific testing methods to study and determine whether various materials, devices, products, equipment, buildings, etc. are harmful to life and property and the degree of harm; determine, write, and issue corresponding standards and help reduce and prevent life data on property losses, while carrying out fact-finding research business.

    UL certification is a non-compulsory certification in the United States, mainly for product safety performance testing and certification, and its certification scope does not include the EMC (electromagnetic compatibility) characteristics of the product.

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    Let us pass the following points to learn more about UL certification.

    Test standards of UL

    1. UL 2809 car
    2. UL 62368 car charger
    3. UL 2056 Power Bank
    4. UL 2054 current
    5. UL 60335 home appliances
    6. UL 60598 lamps
    7. UL 9990 data cable
    8. UL 508 light bar
    9. UL 908 humidifier
    10. UL 94 flame retardant

    Testing costs of UL

    The cost of UL testing is about $1400-$2000

    Testing cycle of UL

    10-12 working days after the sample is sent and the report is issued

    What is the UL certification standard for wall chargers?

    Need to apply for UL certification

    The applicant signs the application form and the tracking service agreement, and returns the form to UL company. At the same time, through bank transfer and sent sample at the post office or by express mail.
    Please provide proper description of sample(such as name, model). Please send the application form and charger samples separately. For each application project, UL will assign a unique project number (ProjectNo.) to indicate the project number and the name of the application company when remittances, samples and application forms are sent to facilitate UL’s inspection.

    Need to test the product

    After receiving the application form, remittance and experimental samples signed by your company, UL will notify the completion time of the experimental plan. Product testing of charger is generally carried out at UL laboratories in the United States. UL can also accept audited third-party testing data, and experimental samples will be returned or destroyed according to your requirements.

    If the test result of the charger meets the requirements of the UL standard, the UL company will issue a test qualification report and follow-up service rules. The test report will detail the test situation, the indicators reached by the sample, the product structure and the safety signs suitable for the use of the product. The follow-up service rules include a description of the product and instructions for UL regional inspectors. A copy of the test report is sent to the applicant company, and a copy of the tracking service rules is sent to each production factory.

    The applicant is authorized to use the UL mark

    The UL regional inspector in China contacts the production plant for the Initial Production Inspection(IPI). The inspector inspects the product and its parts in the production line and warehouse inventory to confirm whether the product structure and parts are consistent with the tracking service rules. If required in the rules, Regional inspectors will also conduct witness experiments. When the inspection results meet the requirements, the applicant is authorized to use the UL mark.

    Following IPI, inspectors will visit the factory from time to time to inspect the product structure and conduct witness experiments. The frequency of inspection is determined by the product type and production volume. Most types of products are inspected at least four times a year. The inspector’s inspection is for Ensure that the product continues to be consistent with UL requirements. Before you plan to change the product structure or components, please notify UL. For minor changes, there is no need to repeat any experiments. UL can quickly modify the tracking service rules so that the inspector can accept This change. When UL believes that product changes affect its safety performance, it needs to apply for the company to re-submit samples for necessary testing.

    Issues that need attention for UL certification

    1. The minimum height of the registered trademark should be 3/64 inch.
    2. When the outer diameter of the UL mark is less than 3/8 inch, the registered trademark symbol can be ignored if it is not clearly readable under naked eyes.
    3. The mark can be directly and fixed on the unchanging product by stamping, moulding, ink printing, screen printing or similar methods.
    4. Obtaining the logo: The manufacturer can reprint it or obtain it from a UL authorized distributor.

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    UL Certificate information

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