ul-817.12

Cord Sets and Power-Supply Cords

UL 817

1 Scope

1.1 This standard specifies the requirements for cord sets and power-supply cords employing molded-on or assembled-on fittings, rated 600 V maximum, and intended for use in non-hazardous locations in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70.

1.2 This Standard also specifies the requirements for molded-on general-use attachment plugs and cord connectors.

1.3 This Standard also specifies the requirements for hospital grade attachment plugs and cord connectors.

1.4 This Standard also specifies the requirements for cord restraint devices.

1.5 These requirements do not cover cord sets intended for temporary outdoor use - not to exceed 90 days - with outdoor equipment, Christmas-tree, and other seasonal decorative-lighting outfits. Such devices are covered by the Standard for Outdoor Seasonal-Use Cord-Connected Wiring Devices, UL 2438.

1.6 These requirements cover devices with remote control features that comply with the Standard for Solid-State Controls for Appliances, UL 244A. See also 9.9. Devices Employing Remote Control Features. Compliance with the Standard for Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use, Part 1: General Requirements, UL 60730-1, and/or the applicable Part 2 standard from the UL 60730 series fulfills these requirements.


UL 817 references these Standards: 20 * 62 * 94 * 224 * 244A * 248-1 * 248-14 * 310 * 486A-486B * 486E * 498 * 588 * 746A * 746B * 746C * 746D * 758 * 796 * 1054 * 1077 * 1283 * 1310 * 1441 * 1449 * 1659 * 1681 * 1682 * 2438 * 4248-1 * 60320-1 * 60730-1 * 60950-1 * 61058-1 * .

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