Standards Matter
Developing Safety Standards

Standards Matter

From doing laundry
to cooking a meal,
our standards help
make everyday tasks safer.

UL's Fire Safety Research Institute
UL's Fire Safety Research Institute

Smoke Alarm
Safety

With only three minutes or less
to escape a home fire, working
smoke alarms deliver the earliest
warning possible.

Future Of Safety Science
Webinar Series

The Future of Safety Science

Are you interested in discovering opportunities in research and standards that solve critical safety issues? Join the conversation on safety science and connect with premier research, standards and education professionals through our free series.

We collected samples from two of the most popular electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) products on the market to help understand this public health risk.
Chemical Insights Research Institute

Putting Vaping to the Test

The CDC estimates 3.6 million U.S. youths used e-cigarettes in 2020. We collected samples from two of the most popular electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) products on the market to help understand this public health risk.

Dedicated to Safety. Guided by Science.

At Underwriters Laboratories we are dedicated to creating a safer, more secure and sustainable future. Since our founding in 1894, we’ve conducted rigorous independent research and have delivered lasting scientific contributions to improve living and working conditions throughout the world.

 

As we step into the future, we continue to drive transformative change in pursuit of a safer and more resilient society.

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Underwriters Laboratories conducts original scientific research and releases information and reports for the benefit of public and private stakeholders.