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When an organization is no longer part of the NRTL Program, OSHA cannot accept this organization’s NRTL-related product certifications if they occur on or after the date that its NRTL recognition was terminated by OSHA. Click here to find each date.
The following examples describe actions that would, for purposes of the NRTL Program, constitute invalid product certifications by an organization on or after the date that its NRTL recognition was terminated by OSHA.
However, the certifications would be valid after the recognition termination date provided another NRTL assumes responsibility for certifying the affected products, and these types of products fall within the other NRTL’s scope of recognition. This other NRTL may continue certifying the affected products because it acquired the terminated NRTL, or acquired the terminated NRTL’s mark or the exclusive right to use this mark.
If another NRTL does not assume responsibility for certifying the products, then, for the terminated NRTL’s product certifications to be valid under OSHA’s NRTL Program, these products must be:
Information Pertaining to Specific Organizations No Longer Recognized
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