UAE adds UL Solutions’ Carugate site to list of recognised testing laboratories


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United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Interior General Directorate of Civil Defense has updated its list of accepted laboratories to include the UL Solutions laboratory in Carugate, Italy.

UL International Italia S.r.l. is now recognised as a testing laboratory that can conduct emergency lighting testing and issue test reports to UAE requirements in accordance with the International Accreditation Service (IAS).

The UL Solutions Carugate laboratory is recognised for testing the following products and standards: Emergency lighting luminaires per EN 60598-2-22; Automatic test lighting systems per EN 62034; and Central battery lighting systems per EN 50171.

To earn the Emirates Quality Mark (EQM), a third party such as UL Solutions must issue an IEC CB certificate for electrical safety within the last three years. Hazardous substances must also have test reports from a third-party laboratory accredited to ISO/IEC 17025.

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