UL Standard for Safety for Fireplace Accessories
|Publication Date:||23 September 1994|
These requirements apply to fireplace accessories that are intended only for field installation into or attachment to existing masonry fireplaces. Fireplace accessories include items such as heat exchangers, glass door assemblies, and the like. For the purpose of these requirements, fireplace accessories do not include fireplace inserts or devices that incorporate a closed fire chamber.
Fireplace accessories as covered by these requirements are intended for installation in accordance with the Standard for Chimneys, Fireplaces, Vents and Solid Fuel Burning Appliances, NFPA 211, and in accordance with codes such as the International Building Code, National Building Code, and related mechanical codes.
A fireplace accessory, as covered by these requirements, is intended for use with solid wood fuel, as specified by the manufacturer.
These accessories may include:
a) Field-installed cord-connected or fixed blower assemblies, and
b) Other field-installed electrical accessories rated at 250 volts or less to be employed in ordinary locations in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70-1990.
A product that contains features, characteristics, components, materials, or systems new or different from those covered by the requirements in this standard, and that involves a risk of fire or of electric shock or injury to persons shall be evaluated using appropriate additional component and end-product requirements to maintain the level of safety as originally anticipated by the intent of this standard. A product whose features, characteristics, components, materials, or systems conflict with specific requirements or provisions of this standard does not comply with this standard. Revision of requirements shall be proposed and adopted in conformance with the methods employed for development, revision, and implementation of this standard.