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UL 2438

UL Standard for Safety Outdoor Seasonal-Use Cord-Connected Wiring Devices

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Organization: UL
Publication Date: 14 November 2014
Status: active
Page Count: 55
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The requirements of this Standard cover outdoor seasonal-use cord-connected wiring devices that are intended for temporary outdoor use - not to exceed 90 days - with outdoor equipment, Christmas-tree, and other seasonal decorative-lighting outfits. Some outdoor seasonal-use cord-connected wiring devices employ additional devices such as photoelectric sensors, fuses, supplementary protectors, timers, audio, flasher control or synchronized features. Products employing additional devices shall meet the intent and testing described in this Standard.

These requirements only cover devices of the 2-pole, 3-wire, 5-15 configuration as shown in Wiring Devices - Dimensional Specifications, ANSI/NEMA WD6.

These requirements cover devices with remote control features that comply with the Standard for Solid-State Controls for Appliances, UL 244A. See Devices Employing Remote Control Features, Section 11. 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.

These requirements cover devices with audio features that comply with the Standard for Audio, Video, and Similar Electronic Apparatus - Safety Requirements, UL 60065, or the Standard for Audio/Video, Information and Communication Technology Equipment - Part 1: Safety Requirements, UL 62368-1. See Devices Employing Audio Features, Section 12.

These requirements are intended to be used with the Standard for Cord Sets and Power-Supply Cords, UL 817.

Document History

UL 2438
November 14, 2014
UL Standard for Safety Outdoor Seasonal-Use Cord-Connected Wiring Devices
The requirements of this Standard cover outdoor seasonal-use cord-connected wiring devices that are intended for temporary outdoor use – not to exceed 90 days – with outdoor equipment,...
November 14, 2014
UL Standard for Safety Outdoor Seasonal-Use Cord-Connected Wiring Devices
The requirements of this Standard cover outdoor seasonal-use cord-connected wiring devices that are intended for temporary outdoor use – not to exceed 90 days – with outdoor equipment,...
June 30, 2006
UL Standard for Safety Outdoor Seasonal-Use Cord-Connected Wiring Devices
The requirements of this Standard cover outdoor seasonal-use cord-connected wiring devices that are intended for temporary outdoor use – not to exceed 90 days – with outdoor equipment,...
June 30, 2006
UL Standard for Safety Outdoor Seasonal-Use Cord-Connected Wiring Devices
A description is not available for this item.
June 30, 2006
UL Standard for Safety Outdoor Seasonal-Use Cord-Connected Wiring Devices
The requirements of this Standard cover outdoor seasonal-use cord-connected wiring devices that are intended for temporary outdoor use – not to exceed 90 days – with outdoor equipment,...
June 30, 2006
UL Standard for Safety Outdoor Seasonal-Use Cord-Connected Wiring Devices
A description is not available for this item.
June 30, 2006
UL Standard for Safety Outdoor Seasonal-Use Cord-Connected Wiring Devices
The requirements of this Standard cover outdoor seasonal-use cord-connected wiring devices that are intended for temporary outdoor use – not to exceed 90 days – with outdoor equipment,...

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