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Underwriters Laboratories

Underwriters Laboratories is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the UL Mission through the discovery and application of scientific knowledge. We conduct rigorous independent research and analyze safety data, convene experts worldwide to address risks, share knowledge through safety education and public outreach initiatives, and develop standards to guide the safe, sustainable commercialization of evolving technologies. As a global standards developer, our standards are developed based on consensus and a scientific approach that deliver solutions for a wide variety of areas from households appliances to smoke alarms, building materials, batteries and battery-powered devices, cybersecurity, environment, and to emerging technologies such as autonomous products.