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Field Evaluation for the USA
In the USA, testing laboratories recognized by the local Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) are qualified to offer Field Evaluation services. In addition to being an NRTL, QPS is recognized in several state and local jurisdictions, and is also accredited by IAS (International Accreditation Service) specifically as a Field Evaluation Body (FEB).

The requirements used to evaluate products for the US market consist of the following:

  • NFPA 790 (Standard for Competency of Third-party Field Evaluation Bodies)
  • NFPA 791 (Recommended Practice and Procedures for Unlabeled Electrical Equipment Evaluation)
  • The applicable parts of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and other requirements specified by the AHJ.
Complying products are labeled using the QPS "QFU" label shown below:
Hazardous Locations Testing and Certification
A faster way to get approval for the U.S (including MSHA), Canada, Europe (ATEX) and the international IECEx Scheme.

CE Marking
Our technical experts will identify the applicable Directives, test your product, prepare the technical file, and assist you to self declare…
Industrial & Power Equipment Certification
Get the fast delivery and service flexibility you need to get your industrial equipment to market on time.
Field Evaluation
The "Just-in-Time" way to get your electrical products and/or fuel burning equipment and appliances approved.
Certification for the Global Market
Knowing the rules in the global market can be a daunting task. Let QPS simplify international approval of your product.
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