1. What is the UL859 standard for hair dryers?
The UL 859 standard is a safety standard for beauty care products such as hair curlers, hair straighteners, and hair dryers in the United States. It is also a UL test report required by the Amazon platform. For beauty care products that cannot provide UL 859, they will receive a report from the website. Email notification and it will be forcibly removed from the shelves within two weeks.
2. Why is the UL test report required?
The electronic products sold on the Amazon platform must meet the specified standards. If they are unqualified, it is easy to cause fire, explosion, etc., which will endanger the life and property safety of consumers. Therefore, many customers lack UL reports, resulting in products being removed from the shelves and the right to sell. In addition to other problems, malicious reports among peers are also indispensable to trigger audits.
3. What items are mainly tested in the UL859 standard?
1. Shell strength test
2. Leakage current test
3. Leakage current test after humidity
4. IDCI action test
5. Conditional sample test
6. Dew humidity test
7. Input test
8. Determine the most unfavorable condition test for normal use
9. The most adverse condition test
10. Normal temperature test
11. Motor step-down temperature test
12. Insulation withstand voltage test
13. Cover table cloth test
14. Lock motor test
15. Surface temperature test
16. Abnormal work test
17. Short circuit test
18. Moisture resistance test
19. Wire tension test
20. Wire bending test
21. Grounding test
22. Wire label test
Fourth, the importance of UL test report
The serious consequence of not doing UL test reports for electronic equipment is not being blocked from listing by Amazon, but being targeted by competitors under the premise that the merchant is selling well According to the report, competitors will entrust U.S. lawyers to send letters to Amazon, requesting to stop selling the company's products, and apply for court proceedings to destroy all of the company's products on Amazon.
Not only did merchants lose all their inventory at this point, but they also had to pay attorneys’ letters and destroy the product, which could mean the company was essentially driven out of the North American market.
5. The difference between UL certification and UL test report
UL certification is a voluntary certification, which requires testing products and auditing factories, and auditing once a quarter. The cost is high, the time is long, and the auditing of factories is very strict.
The UL test report is to issue a qualified test report after selecting the corresponding UL standard for the product to pass the test. The cost is low, the cycle is short, and there is no need to audit the factory. Can be used for Amazon audit, customs clearance is invalid.