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UL - SUBJECT 2056

UL Outline for Investigation Safety of Power Banks

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Organization: UL
Publication Date: 3 November 2015
Status: inactive
Page Count: 14
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These requirements cover power banks, sometimes also known as portable USB chargers or portable back-up battery power, which are standalone devices that incorporate batteries for mobile powering of low voltage electronic devices.

These requirements cover products with the following power characteristics:

a) Input:

1) Supplied by dc power source rated maximum 60 Vdc; or

2) Supplied by ac mains power source, through direct plug-in construction.

b) Output: Provides dc output(s) rated maximum 60 Vdc.

These requirements do not cover products with dedicated inputs from external photovoltaic panels or vehicle 12 Vdc adapters, or other power pack products under the scope of the Outline of Investigation for Portable Power Packs, UL 2743.

These requirements cover products with integral photovoltaic cells as power source.

Document History

August 20, 2020
UL Outline for Investigation for Safety of Lithium-ion Power Banks
This outline of investigation specifies requirements and tests for the safety of power banks using lithium-ion batteries as the energy source, with input and output voltages not exceeding 20 Vdc....
SUBJECT 2056
November 3, 2015
UL Outline for Investigation Safety of Power Banks
These requirements cover power banks, sometimes also known as portable USB chargers or portable back-up battery power, which are standalone devices that incorporate batteries for mobile powering of...
August 5, 2015
UL Outline for Investigation Safety of Power Banks
These requirements cover power banks, sometimes also known as portable USB chargers or portable back-up battery power, which are standalone devices that incorporate batteries for mobile powering of...

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