UL Collaborative Standards Development System
UL's Collaborative Standards Development System (CSDS) provides online access for review and submitting information for UL's Standards development process. General access is available for information on STP meetings, submitting proposals, and proposals available.
UL Standards Celebrates 10 Years of Standards CollaborationOn October 29, 2004 UL Standards launched a groundbreaking collaboration platform for standards development, CSDS. For a decade, CSDS has provided for open, balanced participation in the consensus process and notifications about meetings with stakeholders for UL, ULC, UL Environment and other partners. On this 10th anniversary, we thank those who have been participating and sharing feedback over the years. Please view the video commemorating CSDS' 10th anniversary.
CSDS HELPFor extensive resources on using the CSDS including browser requirements, support and FAQs please use the CSDS web help. This guide includes detailed descriptions of individual workflows beginning with login and the user home page and extending to include the work area, meeting area and proposal request area.
QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE
The Quick Reference Guides for UL Collaborative Standards Development System cover CSDS Basics, Login Procedures, Proposal Request Areas, Meeting Areas and Work Areas. Quick Reference Guides are not intended to take the place of the Help documentation but as an overview of some of the key functions within each area.
The Quick Reference Guides are organized by type of user of UL CSDS, please select the appropriate Quick Reference Guide for your needs.
UL CSDS Quick Reference Guides are available in PDF format. If you have Adobe Acrobat installed, you can choose a guide below and view it online. In addition, you may use the print feature in Adobe Acrobat to print the entire Quick Reference Guide.