UL Standard for Safety Vehicle Battery Adapters
|Publication Date:||22 November 2011|
These requirements cover portable vehicle battery adapters rated 24 V dc or less that are intended to be supplied from a vehicle cigarette lighter receptacle or power outlet. Vehicle battery adapters may supply outputs for appliances such as portable radios, tape players, battery chargers, and tools.
Products covered by this standard include:
a) Cord assemblies consisting of the connector for insertion into a cigarette lighter receptacle, adjacent cord, and connector intended for connection to an appliance; and
b) Units consisting of the connector for insertion into a cigarette lighter receptacle, adjacent cord, and permanently attached filtering or regulating circuitry which may include an additional enclosure, output cord, and connector or battery receptacle.
This standard does not cover products intended for marine use in areas where ignition-protected equipment is required.
Power inverters intended to be supplied from the cigarette lighter receptacle of a vehicle are covered by the requirements in the Standard for Power Converters/Inverters