Intertek is your safety & performance testing solution, allowing your products to reach dealers, retailers, and the market faster

Intertek stands as your foremost solution, offering a seamless and expedited pathway to your target markets for power tools and outdoor power equipment. Navigating the entire spectrum from ideation to market, we specialize in comprehensive services, including internal performance testing, benchmarking, retailer/distributor requirements, cybersecurity, and various compliance-related challenges in this dynamic and fiercely competitive market space.

Why Choose Intertek for Power Tool and Power Equipment Testing and Certification?

  1. North American Safety Certifications: Intertek’s ETL Mark stands as one of the premier and widely recognized electrical safety certifications in North America, ensuring your products meet the highest safety standards.
  2. Global Safety Certifications: Harness Intertek’s extensive global capabilities to seamlessly support technical file requirements for CE Marking, IECEE CB Certificates, and various regional certification schemes including BRICS, Gulf Region, APAC, and beyond. We provide a comprehensive solution for your global electrical safety certification objectives.
  3. R&D, Validation, and Retailer Onboarding Services: Leverage Intertek’s expansive global network for Research and Development, Validation, and Retailer Onboarding services, ensuring your power tools and outdoor power equipment are not only compliant but also excel in performance and innovation.

Power Tools Testing Standards at Intertek

Our testing adheres to a range of international standards, including but not limited to:

  • IEC/UL/CSA 62841-1 and applicable 62841-2, 62841-3, and 62841-4 series
  • IEC/UL/CSA 60745-1 and applicable 60745-2 series
  • IEC 60335-1 and applicable 60335-2 series
  • Various published performance standards
  • UL 82
  • ANSI/OPEI B71 series

At Intertek, we go beyond the ordinary, ensuring your power tools and outdoor power equipment not only meet regulatory requirements but also exceed industry expectations. Partner with us for a testing and certification process that is swift, reliable, and geared towards positioning your products at the forefront of the global market.

Regulatory Services

Machinery & Tools
comprehensive set of services across assurance, testing, inspection, and certification to sharpen your competitive edge and allow you to power ahead safely
Safety Testing
Ensuring your product is safe is of the utmost importance. Intertek provides appliance and consumer electronics manufacturers with electrical, gas and sanitation testing and certification
EMC Testing
EMC testing for appliances and consumer electronics for any market you wish to enter around the globe
EE/Eco Design
We offer Eco Design solutions helping you be environmentally conscious at all stages of the product development process
Chemical Testing
We offer comprehensive solutions for compliance with restricted substance laws, regulations, and requirements
Acoustical Testing
Meet third-party acoustical and airflow performance requirements defined by specifiers, buyers, and regulatory authorities

Enhanced Services

Benchmark Testing
Assess how your product performs against your competition. We will work with you to create a testing program specific to your needs and goals
Product Failure Analysis
Improve product quality and apply to a variety of manufactured products, components and materials, including metals, plastics, electronics, and more
Assurance & Consulting
Get on-demand expertise to accelerate product design and market launch, access global markets, reduce costs, and mitigate risks
Retailer Requirements
Verify the safety, quality and overall value of appliances and consumer electronics, helping to distinguish your product to retailers
Battery Safety & Performance Testing
Intertek is the leader in battery safety testing solutions with labs across the globe
Usability Testing
Determine the product’s overall ease of use and how well your product will be accepted by the end user
Global Market Access
We streamline and manage the entire product certification process from start to finish, saving you the headaches of global certification

Related Links

Power Tools: IEC 62841 Compliance

Recent changes to technical requirements may require manufacturers to retest or significantly change the design of products, get an overview of the standard, recent changes, upcoming deadlines, and recommended next steps.

IEC 62841 Series: Tool Testing & Certification

IEC 62841 addresses the safety of electric, motor-operated, or magnetically driven tools with provisions for hand-held tools, transportable tools, and lawn and garden machinery. Download our Fact Sheet for an Overview of IEC 62841.

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