UL Standard for Safety Furniture Power Distribution Units
|Publication Date:||29 September 2014|
These requirements cover indoor use cord and plug connected furniture power distribution units (FPDU) rated 250 V AC or less and 20 Amperes or less. FPDU's are for fixed mounting to furnishings as a power supply connection for cord and plug connected electrical utilization equipment in accordance with the National Electric Code, NFPA 70.
A cord and plug connected product as described in 1.1 with less than three receptacle outlets that employs an electromagnetic interference filter is covered under the Standard for Electromagnetic Interference Filters, UL 1283.
A cord and plug connected product as described in 1.1 with less than three receptacle outlets that employs a surge protective device (SPD) is covered under the Standard for Surge Protective Devices, UL 1449.
A cord and plug connected product as described in 1.1 that employs ground-fault protection is covered under the requirements for portable GFCIs in the Standard for Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters, UL 943.
This standard does not cover FPDU's intended for use with medical equipment.