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Qualifications

UL/CUL/CSA/ETL

MR Label Co. has many UL/cUL approved adhesives and substrate combinations, including Type R and Type L to meet your UL label needs. Our products are recognized under the Standard for Marking and Labeling Systems, UL 969. We also offer a variety of substrates approved by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA), which is similar to UL. The ETL type of label is also similar to these safety tested agencies. We use our UL/CSA materials and ink systems for this type.

MR Label has been a UL Authorized Label Supplier since 1986 and is uniquely positioned to meet the needs of clients with UL label requirements. Our in house UL label specialists have thorough knowledge of UL label standards, approval processes and documentation requirements. We partner with our clients to help them better understand the complex UL requirements and make the best possible selections for their product. Our products are recognized under the Standard for Marking and Labeling Systems, UL 969. We also offer a variety of substrates approved by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA). The ETL/Intertek label is also proof of product compliance. We use our approved UL/CSA materials and ink systems for all ETL labeling.

GHS

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ARE YOU LOOKING FOR GHS COMPLIANT LABELS AND RIBBONS?
If so, we have your low-cost solution!

MR Label Co. has a durable polypropylene construction that has passed the BS 5609 Section 2 + 3 Marine Immersion label testing. Our label construction, when paired with the proper thermal transfer ribbon; will satisfy GHS Compliance needs.

Let us be your source if you need a blank or full-color GHS compliant label!
Do you want to print your GHS label on a Lexmark laser printer?
If so, we have your solution. We have a layflat vinyl that is Section 2 & 3 approved and BS 5609 compliant.

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For Shipments within the Continental US: Let us be your supplier for all of your durable good labels and ribbons. Tell us your application, and we will recommend the construction to best suit your application and price point! We will be happy to send you samples for you to test in your application.

For Shipments on International Waters: The IMDG (International Maritime Dangerous Goods) requires a BS 5609 certification. This certification will test the label to a 3 month exposure to saltwater, UV exposure, abrasion, and temperature cycling. In this way, this certification is similar to UL in that the ribbon and label must be approved as a construction. MR Label has many material and ribbon options to best suit your specific application. Just supply us with your label details: what is the label applied to and how will the on-demand printing be done and let us make a recommendation. We'd love to hear from you!

Are you curious about Section 2 & Section 3 details?

Section 2: Tests the base material and requires that labels withstand a three-month saltwater submersion test (carried out at a test site on the south coast of England). The test specifically looks for dimensional stability, peel adhesion and color fastness after long-term exposure to salt spray and sunlight.

Section 3: Tests the printed label for permanence, abrasion resistance (legibility and contrast after exposure to sand and artificial seawater) and color fastness. This includes the inks or ribbons and print methods or systems that were used to create the label.

ROHS

MR Label Co. offers RoHS2-compliant label materials. RoHS2 (Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive, 2011/65/EU) restricts the use of harmful substances that may harm the environment and the people. The list below shows the restricted materials and their allowable limits:
Mercury: 0.1 weight in %, or <1000 ppm
Lead(Pb): 0.1 weight in % or <1000 ppm
Cadmium(Cd): 0.01 weight in % or <100 ppm
Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP): 0.1 weight in % or <1000 ppm
Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB): 0.1 weight in % or <1000 ppm
Hexavalent chromium (Cr6+): 0.1 weight in % or <1000 ppm
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE): 0.1 weight in % or <1000 ppm
Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP): 0.1 weight in % or <1000 ppm
Bis(2-Ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP): 0.1 weight in % or <1000 ppm
Dibutyl phthalate (DBP): 0.1 weight in % or <1000 ppm

We at MR Label Co., partner with companies that provide RoHS2-compliant materials. We ensure our final manufactured products do not exceed the maximum limits as declared by RoHS2 directive. MR Label Co. can provide the certificate as part of this compliance if need be.

Feel free to contact us at MRLabel@MRLabelCo.com.

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