Product Certification Marks

Certification Marks Found on Cognex Products
Type of Certification
cert-mark-c-ul-us C-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
cert-mark-c-ul-csa C-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
cert-mark-tuv TUV Mark
TUV SUD 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. TUV SUD Is also certified to provide services for multiple international markets.
Product Safety
cert-mark-ce CE 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.
Safety / Emissions / Immunity
cert-mark-fcc FCC 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 Subparts B & C. This includes almost every product that employs a microprocessor. An unintentional radiator, (Part B) 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. An intentional radiator, (Part C) deals with devices that are specifically designed to produce coherent radio waves, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, etc. and must meet power and stability requirements to minimize potential interference and unintended operation.
cert-mark-weee WEEE 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.

Note: Cognex may apply other regulatory marks or statements as required by the end country of use. Further information on these marks can be found in product documentation, from sales agent / importer, or by contacting Cognex.

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