Intertek Announces a New Webinar on What You Need to Know About UL 1598 3rd Edition

Webinar will discuss how the update to UL 1598 will impact luminaire manufacturers.

Chicago, IL, June 20, 2009 --( Intertek (LSE: ITRK), a global leader in testing, inspection and certification services, has announced the availability of a new webinar titled: What You Need To Know About UL 1593 3rd Edition. The webinar will be conducted on Thursday, June 25th at 11 a.m. EDT.

Do you know how the changes in the harmonized UL 1598/CSA 250.0 3rd Edition Standard will affect luminaire manufacturers? The new edition becomes mandatory in September, 2010, but some changes are mandatory immediately. Learn what you need to know by attending Intertek’s free webinar, which will discuss:
- New UV Enclosure requirements
- New disconnecting means for Fluorescent Luminaires
- New requirements for lampholders for instant-start ballasts
- Revised pass/fail criteria for polymeric material
- Testing of LED Luminaires for UL 1598 applications

The information in this webinar is applicable to:

- Luminaire manufacturers
- OEMs
- Fixed & portable lighting manufacturers
- Component manufacturers
- Design & safety engineers
- Compliance engineers
- Product managers

Visit the link below or call 800-WORLDLAB (967-5352) to register.

For further information, please contact:

Linda Hall
Field Marketing Manager
Telephone: 616-656-1347


About Intertek
Intertek is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world. From auditing and inspection, to testing, quality assurance and certification, Intertek people are dedicated to adding value to customers' products and processes, supporting their success in the global marketplace.

Intertek has the expertise, resources and global reach to support its customers through its network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 23,000 people in 110 countries around the world. For further information, visit
Linda Hall