UL 2801
Standard for Sustainability for Printing Inks

DETAILS
Edition Number:1SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2012-07-18DOD Approved: --
Price Code:AANSI Approved: --
Type:ule

  • SCOPE

    2 Scope

    2.1 This Standard covers all printing inks and optimizers, intended to be used by individual consumers and/or businesses, as further defined in the following subcategories:

    a)    Solvent-Based Inks which include:

    1)    Sheetfed offset;

    2)    Heatset web offset;

    3)    Coldest web offset;

    4)    Letterpress;

    5)    Gravure;

    6)    Flexographic;

    7)    Inkjet; and

    8)    Screen printing;

    b)    Water-Based Inks which include:

    1)    Flexographic;

    2)    Gravure;

    3)    Inkjet; and

    4)    Screen printing;

    c)    Ultra Violet (UV) Curable Inks which include:

    1)    Inkjet UV inks; and

    2)    Screen printing inks.

    d)    Water-based Optimizers which include:

    1)    Cross-web coating; and

    2)    Targeted deposition.


    2.1 revised July 24, 2015

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 General
          • 2 Scope
          • 3 Units of Measurement
          • 4 Undated References
          • 5 Glossary
        • PRODUCT SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
          • 6 Heavy Metals
          • 7 Phthalates
          • 8 Chemical Emissions – Volatile Organic Compounds and Petroleum Distillates
          • 9 Hazardous/Toxic Substances
          • 10 Solvents
          • 10A Specific Requirements for Water-based Optimizers
          • 11 De-inking
          • 12 Packaging and Labeling
          • 13 Energy Management and Policy
        • SOCIALLY AND ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE MANUFACTURING
          • 14 General
    • APPENDIX A
    • APPENDIX B