Accreditations and Approvals

Accreditations and Approvals

With a vast global network and a wide array of accreditations at both the local and international level TÜV SÜD America can test and certify to nearly any product safety certification requirement, including competing certification marks such as UL, ETL, CSA, IEC and others.

We are an OSHA recognized Nationally Recognized Test Laboratory (NRTL), a Certified Body and Inspection Body with SCC (Standards Council of Canada), an accredited EMC Testing laboratory with A2LA, and many others.

Please click on a heading below to review more of our accreditation and certification services.

  • North America

    TÜV SÜD America Inc. is authorized by OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) as a NRTL (Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory) capable of performing product safety testing to UL/ANSI Standards to the scope listed below.

    • UL 22 Amusement and Gaming Machines
    • UL 48 Electric Signs
    • UL 50 Enclosures for Electrical Equipment
    • UL 67 Panelboards
    • UL 69 Electric Fence Controllers
    • UL 73 Motor-Operated Appliances
    • UL 82 Electric Gardening Appliances
    • UL 197 Commercial Electric Cooking Appliances
    • UL 201 Garage Equipment
    • UL 250 Household Refrigerators and Freezers
    • UL 291 Automated Teller Systems
    • UL 325 Door, Drapery, Gate, Louver, and Window Operators and Systems
    • UL 399 Drinking Water Coolers
    • UL 427 Refrigerating Units
    • UL 467 Electrical Grounding and Bonding Equipment
    • UL 471 Commercial Refrigerators and Freezers
    • UL 474 Dehumidifiers
    • UL 482 Portable Sun/Heat Lamps
    • UL 497A Secondary Protectors for Communication Circuits
    • UL 499 Electric Heating Appliances
    • UL 506 Specialty Transformers
    • UL 507 Electric Fans
    • UL 508 Industrial Control Equipment
    • UL 508a Industrial Control Panels
    • UL 508c Power Conversion Equipment
    • UL 541 Refrigerated Vending Machines
    • UL 551 Transformer-type Arc-welding Machines
    • UL 561 Floor-Finishing Machines
    • UL 563 Ice Makers
    • UL 588 Seasonal and Holiday Decorative Products
    • UL 676 Underwater Luminaires and Submersible Junction Boxes
    • UL 696 Electric Toys
    • UL 697 Toy Transformers
    • UL 745 1 Portable Electric Tools
    • UL 745 2 1 Particular Requirements for Drills
    • UL 745 2 3 Particular Requirements for Grinders, Polishers, and Disk Type Sanders
    • UL 745 2 5 Particular Requirements for Circular Saws and Circular Knives
    • UL 745 2 14 Particular Requirements for Planers
    • UL 745 2 17 Particular Requirements for Routers and Trimmers
    • UL 745 2 31 Particular Requirements for Diamond Core Drills
    • UL 745 2 32 Particular Requirements for Magnetic Drill Presses
    • UL 745 2 35 Particular Requirements for Drain Cleaners
    • UL 745 2 36 Particular Requirements for Hand Motor Tools
    • UL 745 2 37 Particular Requirements for Plate Jointers
    • UL 749 Household Dishwashers
    • UL 751 Vending Machines
    • UL 763 Motor-Operated Commercial Food Preparing Machines
    • UL 775 Graphic Arts Equipment
    • UL 778 Motor Operated Water Pumps
    • UL 813 Commercial Audio Equipment
    • UL 826 Household Electric Clocks
    • UL 858 Household Electric Ranges
    • UL 859 Household Electric Personal Grooming Appliances
    • UL 867 Electrostatic Air Cleaners
    • UL 873 Temperature-Indicating and -Regulating Equipment
    • UL 875 Electric Dry-Bath Heaters
    • UL 921 Commercial Dishwashers
    • UL 923 Microwave Cooking Appliances
    • UL 935 Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts
    • UL 963 Sealing, Wrapping, and Marking Machines
    • UL 969 Marking and Labeling Systems
    • UL 977 Fused Power Circuit Devices
    • UL 979 Water Treatment Appliances
    • UL 982 Motor-operated Household Food Preparing Machines
    • UL 984 Hermetic Refrigerant Motor Compressors
    • UL 987 Stationary and Fixed Electric Tools
    • UL 998 Humidifiers
    • UL 1004 Electric Motors
    • UL 1012 Power Units Other Than Class 2
    • UL 1017 Vacuum Cleaners, Blower Cleaners, and Household Floor Finishing Machines
    • UL 1018 Electric Aquarium Equipment
    • UL 1026 Electric Household Cooking and Food Serving Appliances
    • UL 1028 Hair Clipping and Shaving Appliances
    • UL 1030 Sheathed Heating Elements
    • UL 1082 Household Electric Coffee Makers and Brewing-Type Appliances
    • UL 1083 Household Electric Skillets and Frying-Type Appliances
    • UL 1086 Household Trash Compactors
    • UL 1088 Temporary Lighting Strings
    • UL 1090 Electric Snow Movers
    • UL 1206 Electric Commercial Clothes Washing Equipment
    • UL 1230 Amateur Movie Lights
    • UL 1236 Battery Chargers for Charging Engine-Starter Batteries
    • UL 1240 Electric Commercial Clothes Drying Equipment
    • UL 1278 Movable and Wall-or Ceiling-Hung Electric Room Heaters
    • UL 1310 Class 2 Power Units
    • UL 1244 Electrical and Electronic Measuring and Testing Equipment
    • UL 1419 Professional Video and Audio Equipment
    • UL 1431 Personal Hygiene and Health Care Appliances
    • UL 1448 Electric Hedge Trimmers
    • UL 1449 Surge Protective Devices
    • UL 1450 Motor-Operated Air Compressors, Vacuum Pumps and Painting Equipment
    • UL 1484 Residential Gas Detectors
    • UL 1492 Audio-Video Products and Accessories
    • UL 1559 Insect Control Equipment - Electrocution Type
    • UL 1561 Dry Type General Purpose and Power Transformers
    • UL 1563 Electric Spas, Equipment Assemblies, and Associated Equipment
    • UL 1573 Stage and Studio Luminaires and Connector Strips
    • UL 1574 Track Lighting Systems
    • UL 1594 Sewing and Cutting Machines
    • UL 1598 Luminaires
    • UL 1647 Motor-Operated Massage and Exercise Machines
    • UL 1662 Electric Chain Saws
    • UL 1740 Industrial Robots and Robotic Equipment
    • UL 1741 Inverters, Converters, Controllers and Interconnection System Equipment for Use With Distributed Energy Resources
    • UL 1778 Uninterruptible Power Supply Equipment
    • UL 1786 Direct Plug-In Nightlights
    • UL 1838 Low Voltage Landscape Lighting Systems
    • UL 1963 Refrigerant Recovery/Recycling Equipment
    • UL 1993 Self Ballasted Lamps and Lamp Adapters
    • UL 1995 Heating and Cooling Equipment
    • UL 2044 Commercial Closed-Circuit Television Equipment
    • UL 2111 Overheating Protection for Motors
    • UL 2157 Electric Clothes Washing Machines and Extractors
    • UL 2158 Electric Clothes Dryers
    • UL 2200 Stationary Engine Generator Assemblies
    • UL 5085-1 Low Voltage Transformers--Part 1: General Requirements
    • UL 5085-3 Low Voltage Transformers--Part 3: Class 2 and Class 3 Transformers
    • UL 6500 Audio/Video and Musical Instrument Apparatus for Household, Commercial, and Similar General Use
    • UL 60065(1) Audio, Video and Similar Electronic Apparatus.
    • UL 60335-1 Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances, Part 1: General
    • UL 60335-2-3 Household and Similar Electrical Appliances, Part 2: Particular Requirements for Electric Irons
    • UL 60335-2-8 Household and Similar Electrical Appliances, Part 2: Particular Requirements for Electric Shavers, Hair Clippers, and Similar Appliances
    • UL 60335-2-34 Household and Similar Electrical Appliances, Part 2: Particular Requirements for Motor-Compressors
    • UL 60601-1 Medical Electrical Equipment, Part 1: General Requirements for Safety
    • UL 60745-1 Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements
    • UL 60745-2-2  Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric
      Tools-Safety-Part 2-2: Particular Requirements for Screwdrivers and Impact
      Wrenches
    • UL 60745-2-4 Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools -
      Safety - Part 2-4: Particular Requirements for Sanders and Polishers Other Than
      Disk
    • UL 60745-2-6 Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools -
      Safety - Part 2-6: Particular Requirements for Hammers
    • UL 60745-2-8 Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools -
      Safety - Part 2-8: Particular Requirements for Shears and Nibblers
    • UL 60745-2-9 Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools -
      Safety - Part 2-9: Particular Requirements for Tappers
    • UL 60745-2-11 Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools -
      Safety - Part 2-11: Particular Requirements for Reciprocating Saws
    • UL 60745-2-12 Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools -
      Safety - Part 2-12: Particular Requirements for Concrete Vibrators
    • UL 60745-2-16 Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools -
      Safety - Part 2-16: Particular Requirements for Tackers
    • UL 60745-2-18 Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools -
      Safety - Part 2-18: Particular Requirements for Strapping Tools
    • UL 60745-2-20 Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools -
      Safety - Part 2-20: Particular Requirements for Band Saws
    • UL 60950 Information Technology Equipment
    • UL 61010A-1 Electrical Equipment For Laboratory Use; Part 1: General Requirements
    • UL 61010A-2-010 Electrical Equipment for Laboratory Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Laboratory Equipment for the Heating of Materials
    • UL 61010A-2-020 Electrical Equipment for Laboratory Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Laboratory Centrifuges
    • UL 61010A-2-041 Electrical Equipment for Laboratory Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Autoclaves Using Steam for the Treatment of Medical Materials for Laboratory Processes
    • UL 61010A-2-051 Electrical Equipment for Laboratory Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Laboratory Equipment for Mixing and Stirring
    • UL 61010A-2-061 Electrical Equipment for Laboratory Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Laboratory Atomic Spectrometers with Thermal Atomization and Ionization
    • UL 61010B-1 Electrical Measuring and Test Equipment; Part 1: General Requirements
    • UL 61010B-2-031 Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Hand-Held Probe Assemblies for Electrical Measurement and Test
  • EMC Accreditations

    TÜV SÜD America offers a wide variety of EMC testing capabilities from our A2LA ISO 17025 - Accredited Testing Laboratories that are capable, and competent to perform conformance testing in the areas of Electromagnetic Compatibility testing (EMC) and telecommunications.

    Listed below is the scope of accreditation for these laboratories. For additional, general information, view the A2LA website.

    A2LA Accreditation Information

    A2LA scopes of accreditation can be found by searching by organization: "TUV SUD America Inc.", "TUV SUD Canada Inc." or by the certificate number listed below. Click here for A2LA Scopes of Accreditation Information.

    A2LA Certificate Numbers

    • TÜV SÜD America Inc. San Diego, CA [certificate number 2955.13]
    • TÜV SÜD America Inc. Plymouth, MI [certificate number 2955.05]
    • TÜV SÜD America, Inc. Millville, MN [certificate number 2955.10]
    • TÜV SÜD America, Inc. New Brighton, MN [certificate number 2955.11]
    • TÜV SÜD America, Inc. Taylors Falls, MN [certificate number 2955.12]
  • Canada
    In Canada, TÜV SÜD Product Service is accredited by SCC (Standards Council of Canada) as a Certification Body and Inspection Body able to perform electrical safety testing to Canadian requirements.

    Additionally, TÜV SÜD America is an SCC-qualified ISO 13485 registrar under the Canadian Medical Devices Regulations (CMDCAS) as well as an SCC.
  • European Union

    TÜV Süddeutschland Holding AG and/or its subsidiaries perform in several European Union (EU) roles including Competent Body and Notified Body. It is authorized to the conformity assessment procedures for the following EU Directives:

    • Active Implantable Medical Devices (90/385/EEC)
    • Appliances burning Gaseous Fuels (90/396/EEC)
    • EMC (89/336/EEC and 2004/108/EC)
    • Equipment and Protective Systems in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres (94/9/EC) - [Munich Only]
    • Ex Safe Equipment (94/9/EC)
    • Gas Appliances (89/396/EEC)
    • Gas Devices (90/396/EEC)
    • Low Voltage (73/23/EEC)
    • In Vitro Diagnostic Devices (98/79/EC)
    • Lifts (95/16/EC)
    • Machinery (98/37/EC)
    • Medical Devices (93/42/EEC)
    • Outdoor Noise (2000/14/EC)
    • Personal Protective Equipment (89/686/EEC)
    • Pressure Equipment (97/23/EC)
    • Radio and Telecommunication Terminal Equipment (1999/5/EC)
    • Recreational Craft (94/25/EC)
    • Simple Pressure Vessels (87/404/EEC)
    • Toys (88/378/EEC)
    • Transportable Pressure Equipment (1999/36/EC)
  • Federal Republic of Germany

    TÜV SÜD Product Service is authorized to test and certify in accordance with the Equipment Safety Law and to issue the GS Mark. In the non-regulated Product Safety and EMC areas, the certification body for products is accredited through the German Accreditation System by BAM and the certification body for QA Systems by TGA and ZLS. The EMC laboratory of TÜV SÜD Product Service holds accreditation through DAR. We also hold CB Testing Laboratory status in the international IECEE (CB Scheme).

    In addition, TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH, Munich, Germany, is also a Recognized NRTL, providing services to the following scope.

    • UL/ANSI 82 Electric Gardening Appliances
    • UL/ANSI 122 Photographic Equipment
    • UL/ANSI 197 Commercial Electric Cooking Appliances
    • UL/ANSI 250 Household Refrigerators and Freezers
    • UL 298 Portable Electric Hand Lamps
    • UL 429 Electrically Operated Valves
    • UL/ANSI 474 Dehumidifiers
    • UL/ANSI 484 Room Air Conditioners
    • UL/ANSI 499 Electric Heating Appliances
    • UL/ANSI 507 Electric Fans
    • UL/ANSI 508 Industrial Control Equipment
    • UL/ANSI 561 for Floor Finishing Machines
    • UL/ANSI 588 Christmas Tree and decorative Lighting Outfits
    • UL 676 Underwater Lighting Fixtures
    • UL/ANSI 745-1 for Portable Electric Tools
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-1 Particular Requirements of Drills
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-11 Particular Requirements for Reciprocating Saws
    • UL/ANSI745-2-12 Particular Requirements for Concrete Vibrators
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-14 Particular Requirements for Planers
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-17 Particular Requirements for Routers and Trimmers
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-2 Particular Requirements for Screwdrivers and Impact Wrenches
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-3 Particular Requirements for Grinders, Polishers, and Disk-Type Sanders
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-30 Particular Requirements for Staplers
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-31 Particular Requirements for Diamond Core Drills
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-32 Particular Requirements for Magnetic Drill Presses
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-33 Particular Requirements for Portable Bandsaws
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-34 Particular Requirements for Strapping Tools
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-35 Particular Requirements for Drain Cleaners
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-36 Particular Requirements for Hand Motor Tools
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-37 Particular Requirements for Plate Jointers
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-4 Particular Requirements for Sanders
    • UL 745-2-5 Particular Requirements for Circular Saws and Circular
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-6 Particular Requirements for Hammers
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-8 Particular Requirements for Shears and Nibblers
    • UL/ANSI 745-2-9 Particular Requirements for Tappers
    • UL/ANSI 749 Household Dishwashers
    • UL/ANSI 775 for Graphic Arts Equipment
    • UL/ANSI 778 for Motor-Operated Water Pumps
    • UL/ANSI 859 Household Electric Personal Grooming Appliance
    • UL 873 Temperature-Indicating and -Regulating Equipment
    • UL 921 Commercial Electric Dishwashers
    • UL/ANSI 923 Microwave Cooking Appliances
    • UL/ANSI 935 Fluorescent-Lamp Ballasts
    • UL/ANSI 982 Motor-Operated Household Food Preparing Machines
    • UL/ANSI 987 for Stationary and Fixed Electric Tools
    • UL/ANSI 998 Humidifiers
    • UL 1004 Electric Motors
    • UL/ANSI 1005 Electric Flatirons
    • UL/ANSI 1017 for Vacuum Cleaners, Blower Cleaners, and Household Floor Finishing Machines
    • UL/ANSI 1026 Electric Household Cooking and Food Serving Appliances
    • UL/ANSI 1082 Household Electric Coffee Makers and Brewing-Type Appliances
    • UL/ANSI 1083 Household Electric Skillets and Frying-Type Appliances
    • UL 1230 Amateur Movie Lights
    • UL 1278 Movable and Wall-or Ceiling-Hung Electric Room Heaters
    • UL/ANSI 1310 Class 2 Power Units
    • UL 1411 Transformers and Motor Transformers for Use In Audio-, Radio-, and Television-Type Appliances
    • UL/ANSI 1419 for Professional Video and Audio Equipment
    • UL 1431 Personal Hygiene and Health Care Appliances
    • UL 1492 Audio-Video Products and Accessories
    • UL 1573 Stage and Studio Lighting Units
    • UL/ANSI 1574 Track Lighting Systems
    • UL/ANSI 1585 for Class 2 and Class 3 Transformers
    • UL 1594 Sewing and Cutting Machines
    • UL/ANSI 1598 Luminaries
    • UL/ANSI 1647 Motor-Operated Massage and Exercise Machines
    • UL/ANSI 1776 for High-Pressure Cleaning Machines
    • UL 1786 Nightlights
    • UL 1993 Self-Ballasted Lamps and Lamp Adapters
    • UL 60065 Audio, Video and Similar Electronic Apparatus - Safety Requirements
    • UL 60601-1 Medical Electrical Equipment, Part 1: General Requirements for Safety
    • UL/ANSI 60335-1 Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances, Part 1; General Requirements
    • UL/ANSI 60335-2-8 Household and Similar Electrical Appliances, Part 2: Particular Requirements for Shavers, Hair Clippers, and Similar Appliances
    • UL/ANSI 60335-2-34 Household and Similar Electrical Appliances, Part 2; Particular Requirements for Motor-Compressors
    • UL 60730-1A Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use; Part 1: General Requirements
    • UL 60730-2-7 Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Timers and Time Switches
    • UL 60730-2-10A Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Motor Starting Relays
    • UL 60730-2-11A Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Energy Regulators
    • UL 60730-2-12A Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Electrically Operated Door Locks
    • UL 60730-2-13A Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Humidity Sensing Controls
    • UL 60730-2-14 Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Electric Actuators
    • UL 60730-2-16A Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Automatic Electrical Water Level Controls
    • UL/ANSI 60950 Information Technology Equipment
    • UL 61010A-1 Electrical Equipment For Laboratory Use; Part 1: General Requirements
    • UL 61010A-2-010 Electrical Equipment for Laboratory Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Laboratory Equipment for the Heating of Materials
    • UL 61010A-2-020 Electrical Equipment for Laboratory Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Laboratory Centrifuges
    • UL 61010A-2-041 Electrical Equipment for Laboratory Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Autoclaves Using Steam for the Treatment of Medical Materials and for Laboratory Processes
    • UL 61010A-2-051 Electrical Equipment for Laboratory Use; Part 2: Particular Requirements for Laboratory Equipment for Mixing and Stirring
    • UL 61010A-2-061 Electrical Equipment for Laboratory Use; Part 2: Laboratory Atomic Spectrometers with Thermal Atomization and Ionization
    • UL 61010B-1 Electrical Measuring and Test Equipment; Part 1: General Requirements
    • UL/ANSI 6500 for Audio/Video and Musical Instrument Apparatus for Household, Commercial, and Similar General
  • Partnerships and Agreements

    TÜV SÜD Product Service is an international product testing and certification company without boundaries. We owe our global presence and success to our global network of offices as well as the many partnerships and cooperative agreements we maintain with prominent organizations around the world:



    United States

    UL, NAmSA, and Laboratory Accreditation Bureau

    Germany DIN CERTCO, GZE and VDE
    Italy CESI
    Japan JQA
    Singapore SISIR
    Switzerland SEV and SQS
    United Kingdom BABT and BEAB


    The Agreements and Accreditations We Maintain Cover a Variety of Product Areas:

    • Medical Devices (FDA, NAmSA, SEV, and UL)
    • CB Scheme
    • Quality Systems (SQS, QAS)

    We understand that regulations, marketing trends, as well as testing and certification responsibilities are continuously changing. This is why we commit to recognizing and adapting to your needs. The result: value-added services for you and a constant commitment from TÜV SÜD Product Service.

  • Other Countries Accreditations

    Australia

    • CB Scheme

    Canada

    • Industry Canada
    • Health Canada
    • SCC

    Germany

    • BNetzA

    Italy

    • MDC

    Japan

    • VCCI
    • DENKAN
    • JATE
    • MHLW

    Korea

    • KAB

    New Zealand

    • Communications Division of Ministry of Commerce

    Russia

     

    • GOST

    Singapore

     

    • Consumer Protection Registration Scheme

    Spain

     

    • ENAC

    Taiwan

     

    • BCIQ

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