The relationship between Canadian power adapter CUL certification and UL certification


It is well known that power adapters sold in the United States need to pass UL certification, because the UL safety testing institute is the most authoritative in the United States, and it is also the largest private organization engaged in safety testing and identification in the world. At the same time, UL also issues CUL certification, and the CUL mark is used for The UL mark of products circulating in the Canadian market, the products with this mark have been verified to meet the Canadian safety standards, these standards are basically the same as the standards cited by UL in the United States, and the standards of some products are also different. For example: hand-held power tools There are two sets of standards: UL45 is only applicable in the United States, and UL745-1 is applicable in the United States and Canada. The two standards are similar, both derived from the International Electrotechnical Association IEC60745--Safety standard for hand-held motor-driven tools. The CUL mark is widely used in household appliances, Computer equipment, ventilation equipment, home security systems and other types of products.

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UL is the abbreviation of Underwriter Laboratories Inc. in English. It is an independent, non-profit, professional organization that conducts tests for public safety. It uses scientific testing methods to study and determine various materials, devices, Whether products, equipment, buildings, etc. are harmful to life and property and the degree of harm, determine, compile, and issue corresponding standards and materials that help reduce and prevent the loss of life and property, and conduct fact-finding business;

Enterprises may encounter Canadian customers when exporting, requiring products to have CUL certification. After obtaining CUL certification, the product meets the safety requirements of all provinces in Canada. It is an advantage to apply for CUL at the same time as UL, because UL Many testing items are duplicated with CUL, so when applying for CUL, you only need to do a few less ite