This is the first video in our short series of UL videos. In this video we focus on the basics of UL 969 for labels, shed light on the differences between PGJI2 (USA), PGJI8 (Canada), PGDQ2 (US) & PGDQ8 (Canada) category codes.Read more
How we help with UL Label Design Assistance
Written by Oliver Stockton, Managing Director, CILS
We recently worked with a manufacturer of air purifiers who was going through the UL process and needed design assistance to create the label artwork. They also wanted our help to make sure they correctly covered all the aspects needed to comply with the label requirements of UL.
We then guided them through the processes of obtaining and having the correct UL Mark approved ready to incorporate into their label design.
Once the correct UL Mark was approved, we offered our artwork services free of charge because they didn’t have any internal design resources. We created the label design for the customer to get ‘sign-off’ from their internal product engineers then they submitted it to UL for final design approval.
As soon as they received the stamped approved artwork from the UL label centre they passed the authorisation to us to proceed to manufacture the label. We now hold this approval on file for all label reorders so that the UL label centre doesn’t need to be involved again unless the label design changes.
The process of obtaining and putting the UL Mark onto your product labels is quite complex and can be time-consuming if the process is not fully understood. We are a PGAA approved label supplier and understand everything you need to know to reproduce the UL Mark onto your labels and can guide you through the process to make it as pain-free as possible.
To conclude, if you need help choosing a durable label, designing a label, and/or need help understanding the UL Mark approval process we will help you, it’s all part of the service.
Whether you are labelling air purifiers, medical devices or anything in between, phone us, email us or fill in a form and a label specialist will help you out.
An overview of UL Marks
In this short video, we discuss what the difference between the various UL marks are that you can often find on labels.Read more
Are CILS Labels approved for all UL categories?
We reviewed our customer’s typical requirements for products and component labels that needed UL 969 approved labels and then created a UL approved label product offering of 48 different label constructions to cover the majority of customer needs.Read more