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Foot Switch Tech Sheets, Ratings, Certifications, Reference Documents & Links

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and usage of their symbol

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is an independent, not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organization. For more information, visit their web site at

NEMA Ratings

NEMA is an acronym for National Electrical Manufacturers Association, which promotes safety in the manufacture and use of electrical products and represents industry interests in new and developing technologies. For more information on NEMA, go to

To reference the NEMA ratings that have been applied to some of our foot switches, refer to the NEMA Standards Publication 250-1997 on their web site.

IEC IP Ratings

IEC = International Electrotechnical Commission - Web Site:

IP = Ingress Protection

The International Electrotechnical Commission is the international standards and conformity assessment body for all fields of electrotechnology. The IP rating corresponds to degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code). For specific information on what these ratings mean, please refer to the IP Code reference page (Link needs to be provided.) on the UL web site.

"Made in U.S.A." / "Made in America" usage

Use of the phrase "Made in U.S.A" indicates that "all or virtually all" of a given product is made in the United States of America according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

For more information, reference the FTC document, "Enforcement Policy Statement on U.S. Origin Claims" on their web site (