Product Certification FAQs
ALS policy is to accept listing transfers from other certification bodies without duplicate testing. The transition generally requires submitting test reports as well as an initial compliance inspection. Most of the prominent certification bodies also accept ALS test reports as well should you chose to test with ALS and certify with another certification body. Just submit an application and your most recent test report from an accredited certification body for ALS to review.
Yes, regulators and specifiers from forty eight states in the US and most Canadian Provinces require and accept all accredited third party certifiers. Accepting all accredited certifiers as equal is protected by US anti-trust laws.
Typically the process of certifying a product will take 6-8 weeks. ALS Truesdail Laboratory leads the certification industry in this area.