Safety Testing: D.L.S Conformity Assessment Approved by UL

Aug. 5, 2011
Underwriters Laboratories has officially accepted D.L.S. Conformity Assessment, Inc. into its Third Party Test Data Program.

Underwriters Laboratories has officially accepted D.L.S. Conformity Assessment, Inc., a subsidiary of D.L.S. Electronic Systems, Inc. based in Wheeling, Ill., into its Third Party Test Data Program. Manufacturers can complete their electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), safety and environmental testing requirements all under one roof. The UL program provides for a formal UL listing for U.S. and Canadian safety standards.

Acceptance in the Third Party Test Data Program allows D.L.S. (www.dlsemc.com/ul) to test directly to UL standards for Information Technology Equipment Safety (ITE, http://www.itesafety.com/standards.htm), as well as audio/video, medical devices and equipment, and laboratory test and measurement equipment formal UL listing.

Approved categories currently testing to include:

UL-cUL 60950 Information and Technology Equipment
UL-cUL 60601-1 Medical Devices and Accessories
UL-cUL 61010 Laboratory Test Measurement and Control
UL-cUL 60065 Audio Video
UL-cUL 60730 Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use (limited scope)
UL-cUL 916 Industrial Controls (limited scope) http://www.automationworld.com/Controllers
UL-cUL 60335 Household and Similar Appliances-Industrial (limited scope)

Other categories on a project-by-project basis.

Renee Robbins Bassett, [email protected], is Managing Editor of Automation World magazine.

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