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Mark of conformity

Large numbers of Rittal products have internationally recognised approvals. Below, we provide a brief overview of the approval symbols and their meanings.

  • UL – Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (USA) Recognition Mark

    For US-tested and approved products (e.g. Rittal cooling and climate control units etc.).

  • CUL – Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (USA) Recognition Mark

    For Canada-tested and approved products (e.g. Rittal cooling and climate control units etc.).

  • CUL/UL – Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (USA) Recognition Mark

    Combination mark – Products that have been tested and approved for both the USA and Canada

  • CUL – Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (USA) Listed Mark

    Products tested and approved for Canda

  • CUL – Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (USA) Listed Mark

    Products tested and approved for Canda

  • CUL/UL – Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (USA) Listed Components

    Combination mark – Products that have been tested and approved for both the USA and Canada

  • CUL/UL – Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (USA) Listed Components

    Combination mark – Products that have been tested and approved for both the USA and Canada

  • CSA – Canadian Standards Association (Canada)

    For Canada-tested and approved products (e.g. Rittal enclosures).

  • CSA – Canadian Standards Association (Canada)

    Products tested by NRTL (= Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory) and approved for the US market

  • CSA – Canadian Standards Association (Canada)

    Products tested by NRTL (= Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory) and approved for the US market and Canada

  • VDE – Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker (Germany)

    Mark of conformity for structural elements (Rittal enclosures, for example, are tested and certified by VDE as type-tested empty enclosures)

  • VDE – Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker (Germany)

    Mark of conformity for devices and installation materials

  • VDE – Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker (Germany)

    EMC – Mark of conformity (e.g. Rittal RF enclosures)

  • TÜV – Technischer Überwachungsverein

    Mark of conformity for the product service (Rittal enclosures are tested and certified by VDE as type-tested empty enclosures)

  • TÜV NORD GS – Geprüfte Sicherheit (tested safety)

    This mark of conformity is only valid in conjunction with the test agency's symbol (e.g. RWTÜV-GS; VDE-GS etc.).

  • TÜV NORD – Baumuster geprüft (prototype-tested)

    Mark of conformity for prototypes

  • EX – Symbol for operating equipment with cert. from a testing agency

    Rittal EX enclosures are approved by PTB in Braunschweig. PTB certification is recognised by all CENELEC Member States.

  • GL – Germanischer Lloyd (Germany)

    Shipping register mark of conformity for unrestricted application within the context of Germanischer Lloyd's construction guidelines

  • LR – Lloyds Register of Shipping (UK)

    Shipping register mark of conformity

  • DNV – Det Norske Veritas (Norway)

    Shipping register mark of conformity

  • MRS – Russian Maritim Register of Shipping (Russia)

    Shipping register mark of conformity

  • BV – Bureau Veritas (France)

    Shipping register mark of conformity

  • GOST – R (Russia)

    Mark of conformity for compulsory certification for the Russian market

  • CE – Communauté Européen (European Union)

    Label verifying that a product complies with EU safety requirements.

  • ESSA – European Security Systems Association e.V.

    ECBS - European Certification Body Security