UL Launches Mobile App for Global Regulations

New mobile application -- UL Regulations Alert -- delivers up-to-date developments and news impacting the global consumer products industry.

Dec 15, 2015, 10:00 ET from UL

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Dec. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, a leading global safety science organization, has developed a mobile application to assist brands, retailers, manufacturers and suppliers in achieving compliance with the new standards and changing regulations for consumer products. 

"Navigating the regulatory landscape of global markets can be complex and challenging. UL is deeply aware that regulatory compliance is one of the most important stages in a products' route to market and as such we are developing the tools needed for smarter supply chain management," said Dr. Natale Consonni, Vice President and General Manager for UL Consumer Products.

"Almost daily, new and revised regulations are introduced at the international, federal and regional levels. The UL Regulations Alert mobile application pushes complex updates well ahead of their enforcement date, providing clients with sufficient time to act, to help get products to market in compliance, and on time," Consonni added.

Available on iTunes and Google Play, UL Regulations Alert provides uncomplicated access to the latest global news for:

  • Toys and Children's Products
  • Juvenile Products
  • Textiles Apparel and Footwear
  • Chemicals
  • Jewelry and Watches
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Personal Care and Beauty
  • Food and Beverage
  • OTC and Pharmaceuticals
  • Cleaning Products
  • Hardlines

Sortable by date of enforcement,  industry, region and country, global regulatory updates and industry news are pushed to a user's mobile device as they are added to the database and includes search and filter performance.

To download the UL Mobile Regulations APP:

iTunes: https://goo.gl/PvV3mf
Google Play: http://goo.gl/5gpTlV

iOS version 7 to 8.3, and Android version 4.0 to 5.0 are supported.

For more information visit http://industries.ul.com/ul-mobile-app-ul-regulations-alert or contact QAInfo@ul.com, and a UL representative will be in touch soon.

About UL
UL is a premier global independent safety science company that has championed progress for more than 120 years. Its nearly 11,000 professionals are guided by the UL mission to promote safe working and living environments for all people. UL uses research and standards to continually advance and meet ever-evolving safety needs. We partner with businesses, manufacturers, trade associations and international regulatory authorities to bring solutions to a more complex global supply chain. For more information about our certification, testing, inspection, advisory and education services, visit http://www.UL.com.

CONTACT: Kim Vranas
Marketing Manager
UL Consumer Products
T: (781) 821.2200 ext. 265

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