Certification, mutual recognition and standard exchange helps Chinese PPE enterprises to go to the world

1n Decembe4, 2018, the seminar on China’s personal protective equipment certification and standards was successfully held (information provided by the official account of China labor protective equipment Union). The biggest highlight of the meeting is that the China National Defense Research 1nstitute of labor protection technology will cooperate with the US UL certification in the field of PPE products certification, so as to achieve “mutual recognition of certification and standard interoperability”. Wang Liangji, Secretary General of Zhejiang safety and health protection products industry association, attended the meeting

Secretary General Wang Liangji communicated with the principal persons in charge of the 1nstitute of labor protection technology of the United States of science and technology and the UL certification organization of the United States of America

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NFPA standard / UL certification

NFPA is the standard of the American Fire Protection Association, and formulates fire prevention codes, standards, recommended operating procedures, manuals, guidelines, standards and regulations, etc. Many standards formulated by NFPA have been incorporated into American national standards (ANS1)

in addition, the association also participated in the standard formulation work of international organization for Standardization (1SO) and Canadian Electrical Code Council (CECC). We also work with the Department of labor (DL), Department of health, education and welfare (dhew), National Bureau of standards (NBS), General Service Administration (GSA) and Department of housing and urban development (HUD)

UL is a world-famous certification body, which has a set of strict organization and management system, standard development and product certification procedures. UL certification is a non compulsory certification in the United States. 1t is mainly engaged in product safety certification and business safety certification. 1ts ultimate goal is to obtain products with a considerable level of safety for the market, and to contribute to the guarantee of personal health and property safety

before this seminar, UL certification is widely recognized in most countries’ markets and industries except China

the significance of mutual recognition and intercommunication

the cooperation of PPE certification and mutual recognition between China and the United States conforms to the development trend of international PPE industry, and is a milestone progress in promoting and standardizing the rapid and healthy development of PPE industry in China, especially the PPE products for fire protection

for domestic PPE production and operation enterprises:

1; Products with UL certification mark will be purchased by more consumers and purchasing units

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