UL - 1236 BULLETIN
UL Standard for Safety Battery Chargers for Charging Engine-Starter Batteries
|Publication Date:||20 August 2009|
These requirements cover battery chargers rated 600 volts or less and intended for household or commercial use to charge lead-acid engine-starter and other starting, lighting, and ignition (SLI) type batteries, in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70. The requirements also cover a battery charger intended to be permanently installed on a boat.
A battery charger for use with an internal combustion engine driving a centrifugal fire pump shall comply with the requirements of this Standard and the applicable requirements for the end product.
These requirements do not cover the following types of battery chargers:
Battery chargers for use in industrial applications as covered by the Standard for Industrial Battery Chargers, UL 1564;
Battery charger systems for use in electric vehicle applications covered by the Standard for Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging System Equipment, UL 2202;
Battery chargers for use with portable tools or household appliances as covered by the Standard for Power Units Other Than Class 2, UL 1012, or the Standard for Class 2 Power Units, UL 1310; and
Battery chargers for fire protection signaling service.