Lighting Standards: Global Safety & Performance

Testing to Safety and Performance Standards Around the World

We test your product to virtually any safety or performance lighting standard – domestic or international – across our network of 1,000 labs worldwide. The breadth of our services gives us capabilities to test your residential, commercial, automotive, aviation, transportation, sign, stage, and studio lighting, as well as a variety of other lamps, ballasts, luminaires and LEDs. Contact us for testing to ANSI, UL, IEC/EN, ErP, CSA, IEEE, IESNA, ASTM, NEMA, FMVSS, FAA and more.

Product TypeStandard(s)
Electric SignsUL 48 & CSA C22.2 No. 207
Electric Sign ComponentsUL 879 & CSA-C22.2 No. 207
Portable LuminairesUL 153 & CSA C22.2 No.12
Dimmers/ControllersUL 244A & CSA C22.2 No. 177
Seasonal/Holiday Decorative ProductsUL 588 & CSA C22.2 No. 37
Underwater LuminairesUL 676 & CSA C22.2 No. 89
Photoelectric Switches for LightingUL 773A & CSA C22.2 No. 205
Fluorescent Lamp BallastsUL 935 & CSA C22.2 No. 74 Part 1
HID Lamp BallastsUL 1029 & CSA C22.2 No. 74 Part 2
LED DriversUL 8750 & CSA C22.2 No. 250.13
Solid-State Dimming ControlsUL 1472 & CSA C22.2 No. 184.1
Stage and Studio LuminairesUL 1573 & CSA C22.2 No. 166
Track Lighting SystemsUL 1574 & CSA C22.2 No. 9
Fixed LuminairesUL 1598 & CSA C22.2 No. 250.0
NightlightsUL 1786 & CSA C22.2 No. 256
Low Voltage Landscape LightingUL 1838 & CSA C22.2 No. 250.7
Self-Ballasted Lamps/Lamp AdaptersUL 1993 & CSA C22.2 No. 1993
Low-Voltage Lighting SystemsUL 2108 & CSA C22.2 No. 9.0 or CSA 22.2 No. 250.0
Neon Transformers and Power SuppliesUL 2161 & CSA C22.2 No. 255
Flexible Lighting ProductsUL 2388 & CSA C22.2 No. 9.0
LED Equipment for Use in LightingUL 8750

Electrical Safety Lighting Standards for Europe

Product TypeStandard(s)
Electric SignsIEC/EN 60598-2-1 & IEC/EN 60598-1
Portable LuminairesIEC/EN 60598-2-4 & IEC/EN 60598-1
Dimmers/ ControllersIEC/EN 61058-1/ IEC/EN 61347-2-11 & IEC/EN 61347-1
Seasonal/Holiday Decorative ProductsIEC/EN 60598-2-20 & IEC/EN 60598-1
Underwater LuminairesIEC/EN 60598-2-1 & IEC/EN 60598-1
Photoelectric Switches for LightingIEC/EN 60669-2-1 & IEC/EN 60669-1
Fluorescent Lamp BallastsIEC/EN 61347-2-3, IEC/EN 61347-1, IEC/EN 61347-2-8 & IEC/EN 61347-1
HID Lamp BallastsIEC/EN 61347-2-9, IEC/EN 61347-1, IEC/EN 61347-2-12 & IEC/EN 61347-1
LED DriversIEC/EN 61347-2-13 & IEC/EN 61347-1
Solid-State Dimming ControlsIEC/EN 61058-1
Stage and Studio LuminairesIEC/EN 60598-2-17 & IEC/EN 60598-1
Track Lighting SystemsIEC/EN 60570
Fixed LuminairesIEC/EN 60598-2-1 & IEC/EN 60598-1
NightlightsIEC/EN 60598-2-12 & IEC/EN 60598-1
Low Voltage Landscape LightingIEC/EN 60598-2-1, IEC/EN 60598-1, IEC/EN 60598-2-7 & IEC/EN 60598-1
Self-Ballasted Lamps/Lamp AdaptersIEC/EN 60968
Low-Voltage Lighting SystemsIEC/EN 60598-1 & IEC/EN 60598-2
Neon Transformers and Power SuppliesIEC/EN 61347-2-10 & IEC/EN 61347-1
Flexible Lighting ProductsIEC/EN 60598-2-20 & IEC/EN 60598-1
LED Equipment for Use In LightingIEC/EN 62031
Photobiological Safety Lamp and Lamps SystemsIEC/EN 62471
Non-Directional Household LampsErP DirectiveREG. 244/2009
Office & Public Street LightingErP DirectiveREG. 245/2009

Performance Testing: Photometric Test of Lamps

Product TypeStandard(s)
Compact Fluorescent LampsIESNA LM-66:2000
Incandescent LampsIESNA LM-45:2000
Incandescent Filament LampsIESNA LM-49:2001
Spectroradiometric MeasurementsIESNA LM-58:1994
Electrical and Photometric Testing of Solid-State Lighting DevicesIESNA LM-79:2008
Lumen Maintenance of LED Light SourcesIESNA LM-80:2008
ENERGY STAR® Testing of Compact Fluorescent (CFL) Lamps 
ENERGY STAR® Testing of Integral LED Lamps 
Non-Directional Household LampsErP Directive REG. 244/2009
Office and Public Street LightingErP Directive REG, 245/2009
UV Testing of LED Light SourcesIEC/EN 62471

Performance Testing: Luminaire Testing

Product TypeStandard(s)
Luminaire Photometry Testing for IEC Files 
ENERGY STAR® Testing of Residential Lighting Fixtures 
ENERGY STAR® Testing of Solid-State Lighting Luminaires 
ENERGY STAR® Testing of Ceiling Fans and Ceiling Fan Light Kits 
Airflow TestingASTM E283

Performance Testing: Flashlights, Spotlights, and Head Lamps

Product TypeStandard(s)
Performance TestingANSI/NEMA FL1 Specification

Performance Testing: Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts

Product TypeStandard(s)
Performance TestingANSI C82.1 & ANSI C82.11
Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN) Energy-Efficiency Requirements 

Performance Testing: Automotive Lighting

Product TypeStandard(s)
Testing of Headlamps, Tail Lamps, and Auxiliary LampsFMVSS 108 / CMVSS 108
Testing of Headlamps, Tail Lamps, and Auxiliary LampsECE Regulations
Emergency Warning LightsSAE J845, SAE J1318, SAE J595, ECE Reg. 65
Turn Signal/Hazard Warning Switches and FlashersSAE J589, SAE J910, SAE J590b, SAE J945

Performance Testing: Airport Lighting Equipment

Product TypeStandard(s)
Federal Aviation AdministrationFAA AC150 - Advisory Circulars
International Civil Avaiation OrganizationICAO Specifications
Transport CanadaTC Specifications

Performance Testing: LED Traffic and Pedestrian Signals

Product TypeStandard(s)
Institute of Transportation EngineersITE Specifications
California D.O.T.CALTRANS Specifications
European Performance SpecificationEN 12368

Performance Testing: Emergency Exit Signs

Product TypeStandard(s)
Observation Visibility TestUL 924

Performance Testing: Suntanning Equipment

Product TypeStandard(s)
UV TestingFDA Requirements (21 CFR 1040) & UL

Performance Testing: Environmental/Mechanical Testing

Product TypeStandard(s)
Ingress Protection Testing (IP Rating)IEC 60529
Corrosion/Salt Fog TestingASTM B117
Vibration TestingVarious Specifications
Dust TestingVarious Specifications
Moisture TestingVarious Specifications
Thermal Cycling/Thermal ShockVarious Specifications
Humidity TestingVarious Specifications
Transient Protection TestingIEEE C62.41.1 & IEEE C62.41.2
Abrasion TestingVarious Specifications
Drop/Impact TestingVarious Specifications
Mechanical Shock TestingVarious Specifications
Chemical Resistance TestingVarious Specifications
Accelerated UV WeatheringVarious Specifications

Performance Testing: EMC Testing

Product TypeStandard(s)
EN 55015 
EN 55022 
EN 61547 
EN 61000-3-2 
EN 61000-3-3 
SAE J1113 
 

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