The following provides a summary overview of Canada’s regulations and compliance system.

Canada

How UL Can Help You

UL can help you with any or all of the following to achieve compliance:

  • Identify applicable requirements for your specific product or technology feature to comply with current regulations in safety, EMC, wireless, energy efficiency, etc.
  • Provide pre-compliance testing during the design and development phase to determine compliance
  • Assist in completion of applications and other required forms
  • Test in our accredited labs or your qualified facilities to issue CB Test Report and Certificate with applicable national differences and other test reports for wireless, energy efficiency, etc.
  • Handle entire submittal process including working with local testing and certification organizations
  • Arrange for initial factory inspections that are required before certification issuance
  • Coordinate verification testing on qualified products as needed
  • Facilitate and expedite project progress with support of UL’s local team and/or partner
  • Support renewal maintenance of certificates as needed
  • User manual translation service when needed

Marks/Certifications

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UL Certification Marks

Mandatory/Voluntary

Mandatory, based on authorities having jurisdiction

Validity Period of Certification

No expiration

Certification Organization

UL

Safety

CB test report/certificate accepted

EMC

Not applicable

Additional Requirements

Periodic factory inspections

 

Product Scope

Scope of products covered by the above regulations include but not limited to the following:

  • Information technology equipment
  • Audio and video equipment
  • Household and commercial appliances
  • Heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment
  • Lighting products
  • Medical devices
  • Laboratory, test and measurement equipment
  • Power and control equipment
  • Chemicals
  • Life safety and security products
  • Building materials
  • Renewable energy equipment
  • Motors and generators
  • Gas and oil equipment
  • Wire and cables
  • Batteries, power supplies and components
  • Telecom equipment

Marks/Certifications

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Mandatory/Voluntary

Mandatory

Authority/Regulatory Body

Industry Canada (IC)

Marking of Certification Logo or Number Required?

Yes

Validity Period of Certification

No expiration

Local Representative Required?

Yes (Representative must provide their company number)

Specific User Manual Requirements?

Yes

End Product Testing Required When Using an Approved RF Module?* 

Yes

RF Performance Testing Required? 

Yes (in country not required)

*This may vary based on product specification.

 

Product Scope

Scope of products covered by the above regulations include but not limited to those that contain the following radio/wireless technologies

  • Bluetooth
  • Keyless systems
  • Wireless LAN
  • WiMax
  • UMTS
  • GSM
  • LTE
  • ANT/ANT+
  • ZigBee

*Requirement may be different depending on the product scope. For details, please contact us.


Marks/Certifications

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Energy Efficiency Verification Mark

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ENERGY STAR for Televisions

Mandatory/Voluntary
Mandatory

Certification Organization
An accredited certification body approved by the Standards Council of Canada

Testing Option
Third-party qualification and verification

 

Product Scope

Scope of products covered by the above regulations include but not limited to the following:

  • Battery charger systems
  • Cable, satellite, and telecom service providers (STB)
  • Desktops and integrated computers
  • Display
  • DVD and audio products (residential)
  • Imaging equipment
  • Notebooks and tablet computers
  • Qualified servers (families)
  • Qualified servers (single configuration)
  • Set top boxes
  • Small scale servers
  • Telephony (cordless telephones, answering machines)
  • Televisions
  • Thin clients
  • Workstation computer

Additional Information

Please note the information presented above represents a general overview and may not contain the most up-to-date information since regulatory requirements are changing frequently. For the latest information, please contact UL at gma@ul.com

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