Product Safety Requirements Applicable to Electrical Items (US)
Energy Efficient Lighting Labeling-FCC
The Energy Labeling Rule requires light bulb manufacturers to give consumers key information in an easy-to-read format. It gives shoppers the information they need to buy the most energy-efficient bulb to meet their lighting needs. The label includes a bulb’s brightness, energy cost, life, light appearance, and wattage. In addition, the principal display panel on the front of packaging focuses on lumens, a measure of brightness, rather than on watts, a measure of the amount of energy used, and includes the estimated yearly energy cost for each bulb. Bulbs themselves also feature lumens, and in the case of CFLs, a mercury disclosure. See 16 CFR § 305.2 and § 305.3 and more information here: https://www.ftc.gov/tips-advice/business-center/guidance/ftc-lighting-facts-label-questions-answers-manufacturers .
Electronic Product Safety
All electronic plug-in products being sold to zulily must meet appropriate UL safety requirements tested through a National Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL). For a list of NRTL laboratories under OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) please visit: https://www.osha.gov/dts/otpca/nrtl/nrtllist.html
Product safety directory for listed products:
Intertek (ETL) = http://etlwhidirectory.etlsemko.com/WebClients/ITS/DLP/products.nsf/$$Search?OpenForm
Underwriters (UL) = http://database.ul.com/cgi-bin/XYV/template/LISEXT/1FRAME/index.html?utm_source=ulcom&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=database