Furnishings Focus Blog

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UL’s Dr. Marilyn Black will be speaking at NeoCon 2015 this June

Explore the use of flame retardants and the steps being taken to ensure we can have both flame protection and chemical safety. Dr. Marilyn Black, vice president and senior technical advisor of UL, will be speaking on the topic of Flame Retardant Chemicals in Healthcare Environment on Wednesday, June 17th, from 9:30 to 10:30am at NeoCon in Chicago, IL. [...]

UL Expands the UL Mark to Europe for Furniture and Bedding

Customers Can Test Furniture and Bedding for the UL Mark in UL's Laboratory in Cabiate, Italy. Customers can now submit products for testing and certification to our Furniture Laboratory in Cabiate, Italy, which has been qualified to perform the UL Mark for furniture according to the following standards: UL-962 (Household and Commercial Furnishing), UL-65 (Wired Cabinets), and UL-1286 (Office Furnishings).  The lab is approved to test for both powered and non-powered furniture. [...]