Underwriters Laboratory Inc. (UL)
(international standards) An independent not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organization. Founded in 1894 in the U.S., UL has developed more than 1,201 product safety standards and a reputation as the leader in U.S. product safety and certification. The organization is also rapidly becoming one of the most recognized conformity assessment providers in the world. Each year 21 billion UL Marks are applied to products worldwide. Note that there are more than 60 different UL-related marks. Contact: Underwriters Laboratory Inc, 2600 N.W. Lake Rd., Camas, WA 98607-8542 USA: Tel:  877-UL-HELPS ( (877) 854-3577); Web: www.ul.com.