UL’s European Center of Excellence for Fire Resistance

Fire safety expertise in Europe, covering the globe.

Testing and certification to EN, BS, UL, ASTM and CAN/ULC standards in a single test project – with the UL fire safety engineers in Europe.

UL fire safety testing and certification of building materials in Europe.

Our state-of-the-art laboratory in Rosenheim, Germany, is a recognised Center of Excellence for fire-resistance testing, and offers a comprehensive portfolio of testing and certification services for building materials and a unique concentration of fire safety expertise. In the facility we can test to European (EN, ISO) and British (BS) standards, European Assessments Documents (EAD) as well as North American standards (UL, ULC, ASTM). 

Bundled test programs that combine CE Marking and UL Certification in a single project help you optimise and accelerate your go-to-market and approval process, from product development to market launch.

Our technical experts provide support to help manufacturers move quicker and more effectively to market with the necessary compliance documentation. Testing services – conducted in accordance with ISO 17025 – include:

  • Reaction to fire 
  • Fire resistance
  • Smoke control
  • Environmental exposures/durability

Do you need help with test standards, regulations, compliance requirements – or with your go-to-market strategy? Submit your question. Our engineers will answer you confidentially within 48 hours.

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As a Notified Body (NB) to the Construction Products Regulation (EU) No 305/2011 and as an EOTA Technical Assessment Body (TAB), UL can evaluate products for CE Marking.

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Test to all critical international safety standards. Thanks to our comprehensive capabilities and expertise.

State-of-the-art testing equipment including large scale furnaces and reaction to fire calorimeters allow for fast and efficient testing of a wide range of construction products – to all important international standards.

Certify for multiple markets. Through a single, combined test project.

We offer testing to support third-party product certification schemes for CE Marking, UL-US and UL-EU certification as well as European Technical Assessments (ETAs). Certify your products for Europe, the U.S., Canada, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia – in one process.