Bright ideas in lighting safety
and performance testing.
Lighting Safety and Performance Testing
Safety and performance testing
for your brightest ideas.
Intertek’s rich history in the lighting industry all began with Intertek’s
Thomas Edison, an industry pioneer who established the Lamp exclusive data
Testing Bureau within his manufacturing facility in 1896, which acceptance program, offers:
later became ETL. Since then, manufacturers have relied on Industry-leading speed.
Intertek’s expertise and responsiveness, allowing them to get Our fast testing turnaround will
their lighting products to market quickly, safely and efficiently. save you significant time and
The ETL Listed Mark is North America’s fastest growing safety certification up to 40% in cost savings over
and is accepted by AHJs and major retailers in both the U.S. and Canada. competing programs.
Intertek is leading the way in LED and other lighting innovations, and we’ve Unprecedented control.
established unparalleled performance testing capabilities for the lighting industry. Choose the level of service you
We’re the right testing facility for you because we’re experienced, knowledgeable, need within the world’s largest
responsive and global. We understand how busy you are, and we’ll serve as a network of safety and EMC labs,
“one stop shop,” expertly handling all of your product testing needs. and decide whether to work with
our engineers or test internally.
The lighting industry depends on Intertek because we’re:
Customize the marks and markets
Global. We’re an industry leader with a global presence. We have a worldwide you need for safety, quality and
network of labs, so we can quickly, safely and efficiently meet all of your product performance testing. Intertek
testing needs. offers more proprietary certification
Responsive. Intertek’s clients receive our undivided attention. We know that products than anyone else.
every moment counts when preparing a product for the marketplace. That’s why Unparalleled efficiency.
we return calls within hours – not days. We’re the industry’s most responsive You’ll appreciate our convenient
testing and certification organization, with project completion times far superior “one stop shopping.” We bundle
to the industry average. Work with us and you’ll launch – and increase your safety, performance and energy
bottom line – sooner. services to provide integrated,
Experts. Our talented team has significant knowledge and experience to help efficient support.
guide you through the testing process. We’ll “bundle” our safety, performance Bottom line results.
and energy efficiency (including Energy Star) services, an efficient way to save our We test products quickly and
clients tremendous time and money. Working with us will streamline your process, efficiently so you’ll launch faster.
as you’ll only have one timeline, relationship and invoice to manage.
Industries Automotive Residential/Comm. Airport Traffic Control
Products Headlamps CFL Lamps Rotating Beacons LED and Incandescent
Tail Lamps Halogen Lamps Obstruction Lights Traffic Signal Balls,
Turn Signal Lamps HID Lamps Wind Cones Arrows and Pedestrian
License Lamps Indoor Lighting Fixtures Isolation Transformers Signals
Daytime Running Lights Outdoor Lighting Fixtures Runway/Taxiway Inpave- Barricade Warning Lights
Fog Lamps Electronic Exit Signs ment & Elevated Lights Retroreflective Pavement
Sidemarkers Eye Protection Retroreflective Markers Markers
Reflex Reflectors Fluorescent Lamps Cable Connectors & Retroreflective Signs
Interior/Exterior CHMSLs Incandescent Lamps Underground Cable and Sheeting
Emergency Warning Miniature Lamps Runway & Taxiway Signs
Lights Lamp Ballasts Portable Runway Lights
Exit Signs Light Bases
Emergency Lighting Constant Current
Suntanning Equipment Regulators
Bollards Precision Approach Path
Street Lights Indicators (PAPI)
Runway End Identifica-
tion Lights (REIL)
Capabilities Photometry IESNA LM-79 Photometry Photometry
Electrical Performance Photometric Testing Accelerated Life Vibration
Mechanical Shock Lumen Output Mechanical Shock Moisture
Accelerated Corrosion Color Temperature Salt Fog Electrical Performance
Temperature Cycle Life Testing Dust Compatibility
Abrasion Power Factor Wind Load Electronic Noise
Chemical Resistance Ballast Factor Altitude Temperature Cycle,
Moisture Efficacy Rain Chromaticity…
Accelerated Luminance Insulation Resistance And more.
Weathering… Visibility Accelerated Weathering
And more. Environmental Leakage Current
Accelerated Life Testing Temperature Cycle…
Wattage… And more. And more.
Specifications FMVSS 108 Illuminating Engineering FAA AC150/5345 Series Institute of Transporta-
SAE Society (IES) Advisory Circulars tion Engineers (ITE)
JIS ANSI ICAO Specifications CALTRANS
Ford SDS Energy Star Lighting FAA-E Series AASHTO
Toyota Programs Specifications State DOT
USCAR ECE Military Specifications Municipal
CMVSS 108 FDA Coast Guard
ECE NYC Local Law 26 Specifications
General Motors UL Standards including
Chrysler 1598, 153, 1993, 8750
Mitsubishi as well as CSA and IEC
Performance testing is essential to ensure that products will
withstand their environments and resist factors such as dust, moisture,
vibrations and temperature extremes. Intertek is the industry leader
in mechanical, environmental and IP testing, ensuring that lighting
products can operate effectively in a variety of conditions.
We’re wherever you do business.
Intertek is nearby to provide all the testing, certifications, and inspections you need.
To start a project, contact us at one of our regional offices below, or visit us online at:
+1 800 967 5352 +39 0432 653 411
Asia Pacific Sweden
+86 21 6127 8200 +46 8 750 00 00
+49 711 27311-0 +44 1372 370 900