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Dec 04, 2012, 16:13 ET

UL Middle East Safety Forum Highlights Concerns Around Living and Working Environments in the Region

Over 50 Experts Discuss and Debate Implementation of Safety Initiatives  UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a world leader in advancing safety,...

Dec 04, 2012, 07:00 ET

UL Middle East Safety Forum Highlights Concerns Around Living and Working Environments in the Region

Over 50 Experts Discuss and Debate Implementation of Safety Initiatives  UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a world leader in advancing safety,...

Feb 14, 2012, 13:00 ET

Safety Alert: UL Warns About TV, Large Furniture Tip-Over Dangers

 Following the recent fatalities due to TV accidents, families and caregivers are reminded that we can all do something to safeguard our homes...

Nov 09, 2011, 08:00 ET

Underwriters Laboratories Supports the Alarm Industry Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) Program

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a world leader in advancing safety, announced today, after careful technical review, its support for the Alarm...

Nov 01, 2011, 06:00 ET
UL and The Muppets remind families to always have a fire extinguisher handy.  (PRNewsFoto/UL (Underwriters Laboratories))

UL and the Muppets Team Up to Help Make the Holiday Season Safe and Bright

Every minute, 17 children visit the ER due to unintentional injuries, a startling number that equates to an estimated 9.2 million injuries a...

Jun 30, 2011, 09:00 ET

UL Warns of USB Power Adapter Bearing Unauthorized UL Mark

UL (Underwriters Laboratories) is notifying consumers and retailers that the power adapter identified below, bears an unauthorized UL Mark for the...

Jun 24, 2011, 09:00 ET
Shoe Dryer, Model DS4010.  (PRNewsFoto/UL (Underwriters Laboratories))

UL Warns of Unauthorized UL Mark on Portable Boot & Shoe Dryer

UL (Underwriters Laboratories) is notifying consumers that the portable boot and shoe dryer, distributed by HotLink Drying Systems, bears an...

Jun 08, 2011, 08:00 ET

UL Introduces ULwebCerts for Alarm Certificate Service Customers

UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a world leader in advancing safety, announced the availability of ULwebCerts, a new on-line service of its Alarm...

May 26, 2011, 14:23 ET

UL Urges Parents to Help Reduce 2.3 Million Childhood ER Visits This Summer

With the unofficial kickoff to summer vacation fast approaching, many families are taking 'staycations' to save money and keep close to home. That...

Jan 24, 2011, 09:00 ET

UL Warns of Night Light Aroma Lamp With Unauthorized UL Marks

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying consumers that the night light aroma lamp identified below bears an unauthorized UL Mark. This lamp has...

Dec 14, 2010, 09:00 ET

UL Releases White Paper for Proper Evaluation of Dielectric Voltage Withstand Test

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a world leader in safety testing and certification, announces the release of a white paper, titled The Dielectric...

Oct 13, 2010, 09:00 ET

It's Okay for Halloween to be Spooky as Long as it Remains Safe

The only thing more frightening than your child's ghoulish Halloween costume is the potential risk it can pose for serious injury. What's more,...

Jun 29, 2010, 09:00 ET

Underwriters Laboratories Joins Electric Drive Transportation Association

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a world leader in safety testing and certification, became a member of the Electric Drive Transportation...

May 04, 2010, 14:00 ET

UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Extension Cord Bearing Unauthorized UL Mark

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying retailers and consumers that the 9FT extension cord, identified below, bears an unauthorized UL Mark...

Nov 19, 2009, 07:00 ET

Underwriters Laboratories Is Leading the Way To Help Families Keep the Holidays Safe and Bright

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a leader in product safety testing and certification services for more than 115 years, is spearheading a national...

Feb 18, 2009, 08:00 ET

Underwriters Laboratories Expands Global Photovoltaic Footprint to China

Underwriters Laboratories, a world leader in product safety testing and certification, announced today the expansion of its global photovoltaic...

Jul 03, 2000, 01:00 ET

Accreditation as Telecommunications Certification Body Allows UL to Certify Certain FCC-regulated Products

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) has been designated as a Telecommunications Certification Body...