In some situations, individual safety certifications for building products and materials may be insufficient to determine full compliance with code-based requirements such as those found in the International Building Code (IBC) and International Mechanical Code (IMC).
To meet these needs, UL’s code evaluation service helps deliver technical guidance for code authorities, architects, designers, contractors, specifiers and other built environment influencers through the issuance of UL evaluation reports.
UL’s code evaluation service helps in determining code compliance for products when:
With more than a century of trusted safety testing, inspection and certification expertise, UL is uniquely qualified to deliver high-quality, technical evaluation reports to help get products to market in a timely manner and at a reasonable cost.
With the UL code evaluation service, customers receive:
Our product safety experts perform code evaluation services as an extension of our traditional product safety evaluation activities. The work involves a UL review of the product’s construction, test data and installation details.
If a product satisfies code requirements, UL will deliver a report of our findings to our customer. The report holder also undergoes product inspections and quality inspection services similar to UL’s traditional follow-up services and inspection audits to ICC Evaluation Service, Inc. AC10 Requirements.
For more information on UL’s code evaluation service, please contact us at 1.847.664.2687.
Evaluation is in accordance with applicable model building codes, e.g., IBC, IMC, IRC and acceptance criteria.