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Is ETL certification accepted in Canada?

Last Updated: 24th March, 2020

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ETL was born into a culture of innovation. The ETL Mark is proof of product compliance to North American safety standards. Authorities Having Jurisdiction(AHJs) and code officials across the US and Canada accept the ETL Listed Mark as proof of product compliance to published industry standards.

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Correspondingly, is ETL certification good for Canada?

The ETL Listed Mark and C-ETL Listed Mark are accepted throughout the United States and Canada when denoting compliance with nationally recognized standards such as ANSI, IEC, UL, and CSA.

Likewise, is ETL and UL the same? A: UL and ETL are both what are called Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTL). UL develops the testing standards and tests to them. ETL tests to UL standards.

is UL certification accepted in Canada?

The ULC Mark is issued by Underwriters Laboratories of Canada, a member of the UL family of companies. This mark is nationally recognized in Canada for many types of products, including building materials and fire protection and suppression products.

Is CSA certification required in Canada?

All of the Canadian provinces have adopted the CSA electrical standards, which means that certification is mandatory for all electrical products to be installed in Canada. These standards focus mainly on safety from electrical shock and fire hazard.

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How much does ETL certification cost?

QUARTERLY CERTIFICATION FEE (includes Certification, Inspection* and expenses):
United States & Canada $415
Mexico & Brazil $900
Argentina & Chile $2,845
Caribbean Islands $1,425
Asia Pacific $930

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What is ETL number?

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What is ETL certified?

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Is ETL same as CSA?

ETL is currently a division of Intertek Testing Laboratories. Intertek ETL is, like UL or CSA, an OSHA recognized NRTL, Unlike UL or CSA, ETL does not publish their own standard, instead, they test parts and components to the published standards of other NRTL's, including ASME, ASTM and of course CSA and UL.

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What's ETL certified?

ETL Certification Definition
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What is an ETL safety listing?

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What is ETL in lighting?

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What is difference between CSA and UL?

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Is CE certification accepted in Canada?

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Can UL listed products be used in Canada?

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Is Canada part of the UK?

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How do I get CSA approval in Canada?

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Can you sell non CSA approved products in Canada?

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What is 4 UL certified?

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What is the backwards RU symbol?

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Steffen Birmanns

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Is ETL better than UL?

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What does ETL stand for?

extract, transform, load