Electrical Safety and ENERGY STAR
- Electrical Safety Certification
- ENERGY STAR Certification
- Why Work With NSF?
- Certification Process
As a complementary service to sanitation certification for foodservice equipment, NSF performs electrical safety certification as a nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL) accredited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Products with the NSF electrical certification mark receive excellent acceptance in the field, just like NSF sanitation certification. Whether you’re new to electrical safety certification or are with another certifier, talk to NSF to see how we can save you money and improve your speed to market with our bundled service offerings.
Electrical Safety Certification
NSF is accredited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as a nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL) to provide electrical safety certification to various UL standards in a wide range of foodservice equipment categories including:
- Food holding cabinets
- Commercial ice machines
- Commercial ovens
- Commercial refrigerators and freezers
- Commercial steam cookers
- Commercial dishwashers
- Refrigerators and freezers
- Vending machines
- Hot food holding cabinets
- Ice machines
- Vending machines
- Water coolers
If you need electrical certification outside the U.S., or don’t see your product category on this list, contact NSF for the complete list of electrical safety standard certifications.
ENERGY STAR Certification
NSF is a U.S. EPA-approved laboratory and certifying body for the ENERGY STAR energy efficiency program. We offer this bundled service for our foodservice equipment manufacturers. Products meeting the ENERGY STAR energy efficiency and NSF/ANSI foodservice sanitation standard requirements can bear both the ENERGY STAR and NSF certification marks.
Why Work With NSF?
NSF is a single service provider for all your foodservice equipment certification, helping you demonstrate compliance with sanitation, electrical safety and energy efficiency requirements.
We can even transfer existing electrical safety certifications so you can work with just one certifier for all your compliance needs. And with NSF’s single point of contact to manage all of your testing and certifications, we’ll make the process as smooth and efficient as possible.
With nearly 70 years of experience in foodservice equipment, developing dozens of standards and certifying thousands of food equipment products, NSF’s technical expertise is unparalleled.
Certifying your electrical products with NSF International follows a process of five simple steps:
- Product evaluation and testing
- Manufacturing facility audit
- Annual compliance verification, including quarterly audits
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How can I verify that a product is NSF certified?
NSF certified product listings are free to access on our public listings website. Listings are updated daily.
Once my product is certified, can I use the NSF mark in reference to that product on my marketing materials and brochure?
Absolutely! While marking is typically required to be placed on the product itself, you may use the NSF mark in your product marketing including brochures, websites, trade show promotions and sell sheets.
Why should I choose NSF to certify my foodservice equipment products?
Only NSF offers the full package – assured acceptance, dedicated customer service with a single point of contact and technical expertise from an organization with nearly 70 years of experience working in foodservice equipment.
Does my product have to be NSF certified?
NSF does not regulate or require that your product be certified. However, U.S. health departments, end users and buyers often specify NSF certification to ensure that products have been evaluated and tested, and comply with public health standards.
What is NSF food equipment certification?
NSF certification is an ANSI-accredited product-level certification that addresses the acceptable sanitation requirements for equipment and materials intended for commercial foodservice.