UL Standard for Safety Outdoor Seasonal-Use Cord-Connected Wiring Devices
|Publication Date:||30 June 2006|
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 and timers. Products employing additional devices shall meet the intent and testing described in this Standard.
These requirements only cover devices rated 15 A, 125 V, and 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 10A. 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 are intended to be used with the Standard for Cord Sets and Power-Supply Cords, UL 817.