In Canada and the USA, gas fireplace heaters are certified to a harmonized standard (ANSI Z21.88 • CSA 2.33 Vented Gas Fireplace Heaters). This standard is tested to, and certified to be listed by various recognized laboratories, these include CSA (Canadian Standards Association), UL (UL LLC) and ETL/Intertek (Intertek Test Labs).
Regency uses Intertek Test Labs and is listed under their ETL Mark to ensure compliance with all relevant ANSI/CSA safety standards. Intertek is an international Certification and Test Laboratory which is an OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) recognized NRTL (Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory) and is accredited as a Testing Organization and Certification Body by the International Accreditation Service (IAS), the Standards Council of Canada, the National Evaluation Service (NES), the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the International Code Council - Evaluation Service (ICC-ES). Intertek tests and certifies (quality and safety) various products to meet British, European and North American codes and standards, including ANSI, ASTM, CSA, EPA, ICBO, UL, and ULC.
The ETL Listed Mark serves as proof of product compliance to North American safety standards on products Tested and Certified by Intertek. Products marked as ETL-Certified are generally tested to electrical, gas and other standards. Authorities Having Jurisdiction in all 50 states and Canada, as well as retailers, accept the ETL Listed Mark as proof of product safety. Today, the ETL mark is featured on millions of products sold by major retailers.
All of our gas products include the ETL/Intertek Listing mark in the top left corner of our serial decals Alongside the Listing Mark, the certification number (C#:), the ANSI/CSA standard tested to can also be found. Other manufacturers may use UL, CAS or other laboratories; Regency uses Intertek to certify our products. Note that all laboratories certify to the same ANS/CSA standard.
Intertek offers a full directory of Code Compliance Research Reports which includes full specification reports of each product.
Note: to find Regency Fireplaces search the company “FPI Fireplace Products International Ltd.”