- Certification Definitions
CSA - CSA International (Canadian Standards Association), a member of the CSA Group, is a provider of product testing and certification services for electrical, mechanical, plumbing, gas and a variety of other products. Recognized in the U.S., Canada and around the world, CSA's marks appear on billions of products worldwide.
UL - Underwriters Laboratories, is a world leader in product safety testing and certification. If a product is UL listed it means that it has been tested and it meets UL's requirements for safety standards.
DLC - DesignLights Consortium promotes quality and energy efficient lighting for commercial sector. When you buy a product that's on DLC's Qualified Products List (QPL), you've got yourself a superior lighting product. ENERGY STAR ratings are for lamps, while DLC is for fixtures.
ENERGY STAR - ENERGY STAR is the trusted, government-backed symbol for energy efficiency helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy-efficient products and practices. The ENERGY STAR label was established to: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants caused by the inefficient use of energy.
CE - Conformité Européene. Manufacturer's declaration that the product complies with the essential requirements of the relevant European health, safety and environmental protection legislation.
RoHS - Restriction of Hazardous Substances. Manufacturer's declaration that the product is free of restricted hazardous materials.
PSE - The PSE law is the law that governs electrical appliance safety in Japan.
SAA - The PSE law is the law that governs electrical appliance safety in Australia.