Is IEC accepted in US?

Is IEC accepted in US?

In spite of differing National Differences and Regulations across all IECEx Member Bodies, the IECEx provides significant benefit as an international data exchange agreement across all participating IECEx certification bodies. The US participates in the IECEx through the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

Can you use UL wire in Canada?

Tray Cable marked with the c(UL) mark can be used on the Canadian market? Yes, this product has been produced according to Canadian standards (identified by the “c” on the left of UL) and certified by the American Organization (UL) to be used in the Canadian market.

Is UL and CSA the same?

The fact is, Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and CSA Group (CSA) are both Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTL) that test to the same harmonized Canadian Electrical Code (CEC) and National Electrical Code (NEC) standards, making their certifications virtually interchangeable.

Does CSA recognize IEC?

CSA Group and Sira Certification Service are both Accepted Certification Bodies (ExCB) and Test Laboratories (ExTL) and as such can assess your product to the relevant standards, resulting in the compilation of an IECEx Test Report (ExTR) and IECEx Certificate of Conformity (CofC).

Which countries use IEC?

IEC has currently 60 full members: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, , Kuwait …

Is UL certification legally required?

Though UL certification is not legally required, to sell to many retailers, imported products need to be UL certified. Some retailers will not consider products that are not UL listed.

Are IEC standards international?

IEC International Standards are always used by technical experts; they are always voluntary and based on the international consensus of experts from many countries. International standards also form the basis for testing and certification.