Industry Leading Standard
The ANSI/PLATO FL 1- 2016 Standard, an approved American National Standard, aims to improve portable light quality and packaging transparency. The standard strengthens the portable lights industry by providing more credibility to those portable lights companies correctly using the standard and its icons.
The ANSI/PLATO FL 1-2016 Standard is currently being updated. On Friday, July 19, ANSI published in its Standards Action a notice that the revision of clause 220.127.116.11 is available for public review and comment. If you'd like to see the revison and/or comment on it, please email email@example.com.
The comment deadline for the ANSI PR is August 18, 2019.
WHITE PAPER: The critical importance of the ANSI/PLATO FL 1 -2016 Standard
The ANSI/PLATO FL-1 2016 Standard provides clarity for the portable lighting industry but today’s resellers and consumers are sometimes not aware of the standard or, in some cases, are choosing to ignore it.
This must change.
Members enjoy access to and input into the portable lighting industry's ANSI/PLATO FL 1- 2016 Standard. Members also gain a partner regarding false product specifications or performance claims.
PLATO members are widely viewed as leaders in the portable lighting industry dedicated to upholding robust product standards and advancing the portable lighting industry. Members in good standing may use the PLATO brand icons on their marketing materials and product packaging to convey this leadership position.
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