Product Certification
& Safety Testing

Field Evaluations

Performance Testing

Headquartered in
Miami, Florida


Client Testimonials

Jan 10, 2011

I would like to thank you and everyone at ARL for always being professional. Everyone there has been easy to work with and dedicated. Going through the testing process was a painless event. The communication with the Director of Engineering through the testing process was wonderful always keeping me up to date.

...Your inspections kept my company in compliance with all applicable standards and all ARL requirements.

...Out of all the Listing agencies I have ever dealt with in the past ARL is 2nd to none. Thank you again for everything you and ARL have done.

The ARL Difference

  • Fast turnaround times
  • Reliable, first-class customer service
  • Flexible Schedules
  • No hidden costs
  • We are on YOUR team
  • ARL is an American based company
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Applied Research Laboratories (ARL) is a full service internationally accredited testing laboratory. We provide product safety testing for compliance to recognized standards including field evaluations and performance testing for a wide variety of consumer products along with Listing, Labeling and Follow-Up Services. Our small business atmosphere allows our clients direct access to our engineers and support staff.  This provides that one-on-one personal contact and attention that larger corporations cannot share with their clients.  We are independent of any government or manufacturing organization and have been engaged in consumer safety testing for over 60 years.  Our promise is to provide a prompt, reliable, cost effective service which sets us apart from other competition.

Our expert engineers can inspect your unlabeled equipment that has not been certified by a third party testing agency prior to installation to assure its compliance to current recognized industry standards.  ARL Engineers perform an on-site field evaluation and after a successful assessment, affix a unique serialized Field Evaluation Label to the unit.

We provide a broad test capability specializing in heating, ventilation and air-conditioning products, household appliances, electrical and electronic equipment. Additionally, we perform a wide range of mechanical and physical testing.  ARL provides complete analysis of product performance under various environments such as adverse humidity, voltage fluctuation, rapid cycling, corrosion testing, etc.  We also offer corrosion testing done according to Miami Dade standards. ARL has state-of-the-art environmental chambers available.

Our Listing, Labeling and Follow-Up Service is designed to assure regulatory officials that products included in our Listed Products Directory comply with current, nationally recognized standards and manufacturers are routinely monitored by our re-inspection program.  ARL’s comprehensive listing, labeling and follow-up inspection program ensures the consumer that your company is committed to producing safe products.