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UL Announces New Streamlined Process for Safety Testing to UL 962 for Limited Production Commercial Displays

Northbrook, III - August 27, 2019 - UL, a global safety science leader, announced a new streamlined program for safety certification to UL 962, the Standard for Household and Commercial Furnishings. This program was specifically designed for manufacturers of custom commercial displays that have a short production cycle. Certification to UL 962 provides a thorough assessment of the electrical, mechanical and fire safety of products. [...]

Whitepaper: Making Point-of-Sale and Commercial Displays Safe for Retailers and Consumers

This UL white paper discusses the general safety issues related to displays used in retail and commercial settings, and the importance of selecting displays that have been evaluated and certified for their intended use. The paper begins with an overview of the expanded use of displays and their benefits to retailers and consumers. Then, the white paper reviews the legal mechanisms for enforcing minimum safety standards for retail displays, the risks of non-compliance and the value of independently tested and certified displays. [...]

Sign up for a Free Consultation with a UL Engineer at Global Shop

Confused about which UL Standard your commercial displays need for faster acceptance? We are offering free consultations at Global Shop 2015 with a UL Engineering Expert to help you achieve faster approval for your products. This year we are offering a free consultation with a UL engineer that will be held during Global Shop from March 24 – 26. These consultations are meant to help you identify best practices to prepare your company for increasingly updated quality and safety standards. [...]