UL Environment evaluates and provides technical support on products, and materials for their impacts on health and the indoor environment.
This enables manufacturers to minimize exposure risk by building safer low-emitting products.
We test to many global standards to ensure products meet purchasing, certification, or regulatory market requirements.
Chemical Testing and Analytical Services
UL Environment provides unprecedented technical expertise in testing products and materials for their chemical emissions and content to evaluate the impact on the indoor air quality (IAQ) and health effects, including understanding chemicals of concern.
Environmental chamber testing can determine a products:
- Chemical emissions
- Ozone emissions
- Ultra-fine particles
- Odor and irritation
- Chemical risk exposure
- Customer claims (i.e. products that reduce/eliminate chemicals)
Content testing can determine the presence of the following:
- Flame retardants
- Heavy Metals
- Other Compounds
- Compliance with IAQ standards and specifications
- Certification compliance
- Reducing product development costs
- Minimize litigation risk associated with chemical exposure.