How Electrical and Electronic Product Manufacturers Can Optimize NRTL Safety Certification

SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has published a Consumer Compact article that details five simple things manufacturers of electrical and electronic (EE) products can do to optimize certification by a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).

Any electrical item used in a US work environment must be certified by an NRTL. This requirement does not apply to EE for the home space but retailers often require NRTL certification so they can sell products for use in both environments.

SGS’s Consumer Compact article details the five things manufacturers should consider in order to streamline their NRTL certification process and therefore optimize their route to market.

Read the original Consumer Compact article, ‘Streamlining the NRTL Certification Process for Electrical Products’.

SGS Solution

SGS provides a comprehensive range of services to help manufacturers and retailers ensure EE products conform to OSHA and other governmental requirements. They hold NRTL accreditations covering a wide variety of products, including power tools, household appliances, lighting, medical equipment, batteries, IT equipment, audio-visual equipment, and products for hazardous and potentially explosive environments. Once a product has been certified it can bear the SGS North America Listed Mark. In the end, it’s only trusted because it’s tested.

Learn more about the SGS North America Listed Mark.

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