New Standards for E-Bikes

Underwriters Laboratories has published a new standard for e-bike systems and certification of the bikes' electrical components. The new standard, UL 2849 and dated Jan. 2 focuses on pedal-assist and non-pedal-assist e-bikes' electrical systems and battery chargers to address specific issues related to those types of products, including mechanical, electrical and functional safety. [...]

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ACT Jun 2019 Newsletter

June eNews Update: Outdoor Retailer Summer Market June 18-20, Camber Outdoors Pitchfest, New Partnership, White Water Helmet Safety Testing, Bicycle Helmet Safety, and more...


ACT Lab and CTT Partnership April 2019

ACT Lab, the independent ISO 17025-accredited, CPSC-approved laboratory that conducts safety and compliance testing for the bicycle, motorcycle, outdoor, and other industries, today announced an exclusive partnership with Consumer Testing Technology (CTT) of China. Under the new agreement, ACT Lab has become the exclusive North American sales agent of CTT's testing services...

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ACT Feb 2019 Newsletter

February eNews Update: NHTSA Partners with ACT Lab to Ensure Helmet Safety, Update: CA Proposition 65, CA Adds Soluble Nickel to List of Prop 65 Toxic Chemicals, ACT Lab Expands China CMA Scope to Include GB Standards and more...


ACT Sep 2018 Newsletter

Attendees of the upcoming Interbike Bicycle Expo in Reno, Nevada September 18-20 are invited to visit ACT Lab booth, Booth #2939, to receive a free “5 on 65” 5-minute consultation about California’s Proposition 65 new warning label requirements that went into effect August 30th.


ACT Lab Shares Expertise with Finalists of Camber Outdoors’ Pitchfest

ACT Lab, the independent third-party accredited laboratory that conducts safety and compliance testing for the bike and outdoor industries, has partnered with Camber Outdoors, the organization dedicated to achieving gender equity in the active-outdoor industry. ACT Lab will provide complimentary expert consulting on regulatory compliance to finalists of Camber Outdoors Pitchfest.

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