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SGS Expands NRTL Scope and Adds an Accredited Lab in France to its Global Network

Electrical and ElectronicsMay 18, 2020

SGS is pleased to announce two new developments in its Electrical & Electronic (EE) product testing, an expanded Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) scope and a new NRTL testing laboratory in Aix-en-Provence, France.

All Electrical and Electronic (EE) products used in the workplace must be tested and certified, to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety specifications, by a NRTL before they can be sold on the US market.

John Ciliege, Global Head of NRTL, SGS, said: “We are proud that our state-of-the-art testing facilities and services across the globe have gained this additional recognition from OSHA and to have expanded our global network through a new NRTL in France. We’ve also extended our expertise in electric kitchen appliances and heaters with the addition of gas-fired product testing to our NRTL scope. At SGS, we are also one of the first to receive OSHA recognition for UL 2524 – the standard for In-building 2-way Emergency Radio Communication Enhancement Systems.”

SGS’s expanded scope now includes:

 UL 22 Standard for Amusement and Gaming Machines
 UL 430 Electric Waste Disposers
 UL 466 Standard for Electric Scales
 UL 574 Standard for Electric Oil Heaters
 UL 826 Standard for Electric Clocks
 UL 1740 Robots and Robotic Equipment
 UL 2524 In-building 2-way Emergency Radio Communication Enhancements System
 ANSI Z83.26 Gas-fired Outdoor Infrared Patio Heater
 ANSI Z21.58 Outdoor Cooking Gas Appliances
 ANSI Z21.89 Outdoor Cooking Speciality Gas Appliances
 ANSI Z83.7 American National Standards/CSA Standard for Gas-fired construction heaters
 ANSI Z21.1 Household Cooking Gas Appliances

Items highlighted in bold are exclusive to SGS.

OSHA aims to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards. These standards include those from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and the Underwriters Laboratory (UL).

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SGS Electrical & Electronic Product Services

As the world’s leader in third party testing SGS has the global knowledge and local expertise to help you achieve compliance with Electrical & Electronics regulations covering product safety, EMC, hazardous substances (RoHS, REACH, SVHC, Prop 65 etc.), energy efficiency, Ecodesign, ErP, performance and reliability as well as with many other consumer product related requirements. Whether you are in need of testing or services in the fields of inspection, certification, compliance assurance, outsourcing, training or auditing SGS is ideally positioned to satisfy your needs.

For further information, please contact:

Silke Hilmer
Global Marketing Manager
T: +49 40 301 01 826

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