UL Standard for Safety Vending Machines
|Publication Date:||18 July 2016|
These requirements cover self-contained, payment-accepting, vending machines that vend non-refrigerated products to be employed in accordance with ANSI/NFPA 70. Vending machines as covered by this standard are intended for indoor use only, except that they will be investigated for outdoor use or use in a protected location if so designated by the manufacturer. Vending machines may be battery operated and may be provided with a solar photovoltaic (PV) system. If a vending machine vends a non-refrigerated product but is provided with a refrigerated section, then the refrigerated section shall be evaluated to the relevant requirements in UL 541.
These requirements also cover vending machines intended for installation within motor fuel dispensing facilities in accordance with Supplement SA, Requirements for Vending Machines Intended for Installation within Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities, and as defined by NFPA 30A.
These requirements do not cover sound-recording and reproducing machines.
These requirements do not cover vending machines intended to vend refrigerated products. Such products are covered by UL 541.