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Product Certification Marks

Certification Marks Found on Cognex Products
Mark Type of Certification
C-UL US Listing MarkC-UL US Listing Mark
UL introduced this new Listing Mark in early 1998. It indicates compliance with both Canadian and U.S. requirements. UL encourages those manufacturers with products certified for both countries to use this new combined Mark, but they may continue using separate UL Marks for the United States and Canada.
Product Safety
C-UL CSA Listing MarkC-UL CSA Listing Mark
A CSA mark with the indicators "C" and "US" or "NRTL/C" means that the product is certified for both the U.S. and Canadian markets, to the applicable U.S. and Canadian standards. If a product has features from more than one area (e.g., electrical equipment with fuel burning features), the mark indicates compliance to all applicable Standards.
Product Safety
TUV MarkTUV Mark
TUV Rheinland of North America is a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NTRL) in the United States and is accredited by the Standards Council of Canada to test and certify products to Canadian National Standards. Clients can demonstrate compliance for both U.S. and Canadian markets through a single mark (cTUVus) on their product(s), which denotes compliance to U.S. and Canadian National Standards.
Product Safety
CE MarkingCE Marking
The letters "CE" are the abbreviations of French phrase "Conformite Europeene," which literally means "European Conformity." The term initially used was "EC Mark" and it was officially replaced by "CE Marking" in the Directive 93/68/EEC in 1993. CE Marking is now used in all EU official documents.
FCC MarkingFCC Marking
All commercial electronic devices (unintentional radio-frequency radiators) destined for sale in the United States that have clocks/oscillators that operate at a frequency of greater than 9 kHz and uses digital techniques are regulated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) under Rules and Regulations, Title 47, Part 15 Subpart B. This includes almost every product that employs a microprocessor. An unintentional radiator, if not controlled through proper design of grounding and shielding, may result in high levels of energy being radiated or conducted from the equipment causing unwanted effects upon another device.
WEEE MarkingWEEE Marking
Related WEEE Directive requires use of the crossed wheelie bin symbol to indicate to users that product should be recycled at its end of life.


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