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
UL labels - what is a UL file number?
We have put together a product offering of 48 different blank, partially printed and completely printed labels. Samples of each of these labels have been submitted to UL for testing, the results of which are kept in a physical UL file which is what the UL file number refers to. A summary of these tests are then available to see in the UL directory and are called yellow cards.
Yellow cards are published on the UL directory for all to see. All you need is the specific UL file number and you'll be able to see the test and results for that label material. There will be lots of information available including the the surfaces that the labels were applied to, the chemical and solvents used for testing durability, whether they were tested for indoor or outdoor use and most importantly the type of toner and thermal transfer ribbon that was used.
It is important to ensure you are using the exact same toner cartridge and thermal transfer ribbon as noted down in the UL file and the yellow card because if you don't then the label won't be UL approved.
If you have any requirements for UL approved labels, please contact us and our team of specialists will be more than happy to help.
An Overview of PGAA
There are various steps you need to follow in order to obtain the UL mark and put it onto your products if using a label. This blog provides a short overview of PGAA.Read more
Recognised component label approval process
This short video explains the processes involved for the recognised component approval process.Read more
Changing supplier for an UL approved product
This short video blog describes the process of changing supplier for an UL approved product and how easy it is to do.Read more
Avoid extra UL label costs with UL ‘combination’ or ‘custom’ labels
Incorporate the UL Mark into your existing design.Read more
How we help with UL Label Design Assistance
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.Read more