UL and CSA Labels

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January 09, 2017 Beatrice Thouveny

Take 1 minute to learn something new about UL and CSA labels.

(Heads up: This info can make your life better.)

 Medical research indicates we can “exercise” our brain by learning something new every day. Here’s something about UL and CSA labels that you probably didn’t know!

 First, let’s talk about your product. Is it electrical or mechanical? Does it require plumbing or gas? If so, you probably know the Underwriters Laboratories must test and inspect US products to ensure safety in living and work environments. In Canada, this task falls to CSA International.

 Here’s that tidbit – something new to “exercise” your brain:

Did you know that UL and CSA labels must be tested and certified?

At NFI, we provide quality UL and CSA labels to our customers in the US and Canada.  You may be surprised to learn that these labels have been tested and certified to meet UL and CSA’s stringent standards – just like your products.

 What’s more, you may be surprised to learn that not every printing company can create UL and CSA labels. For example, for UL labels, the printer must be registered with the UL Authorized Label Suppliers Program. NFI is an Authorized Printer of UL/CSA labels and stickers, which includes authorized use of all registered certification marks.

 You might be asking: “How does this make my life better?”

If you’re a manager, engineer or purchasing agent in charge of selecting a vendor – then teaming with that vendor to design, order, and apply UL or CSA labels – you want to get it right the first time. A quality label from a service-minded company like NFI means no rework and no headache for your well-exercised brain.

For instance, manufacturers of medical equipment and technology require UL and CSA labels for the products they supply to hospitals, operating rooms, clinics, and laboratories. As with other industries, labels applied to medical equipment often must endure harsh environmental conditions, withstand maintenance and cleaning, and tolerate exposure to chemical solutions. Plus, labels must meet federal regulations and safety requirements. That’s a lot to ask of a “simple” label!

 

You can order UL and CSA labels from NFI that are:

  • Waterproof
  • Have serial numbers
  • Are manufactured with subsurface printing and/or aggressive adhesive
  • Offer extreme durability in all sorts of temperature ranges and weather

 

Get a prototype of your UL or CSA label – FAST!

With NFI’s Prototype Program, you get rapid product development with a guaranteed fast turnaround. You get:

  • Rapid development (3-5 day delivery)
  • Small quantity production (10 pieces)
  • Testing without the costs of full production or tooling

 

3 ways to get started on your prototype:

  1. Call us at 800-999-8900. Our customer service reps are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern.
  2. Click HERE to learn more about NFI’s Prototype Program.
  3. Click HERE to submit a request for a prototype. We make every effort to respond to all queries & comments within 24 hours.

 

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