Help keep your customers safe around button/coin batteries Lithium button and coin cell batteries offer power in a relatively small package, which has its advantages, but these batteries can also present significant risks for young children. Due to their size, loose button/cell batteries are easy for children to pick up and swallow or aspirate. This… read more
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Background UL Safety Standards UL 2157, 3rd edition, Electric Clothes Washing Machines and Extractors, and UL 2158, 4th edition, Electric Clothes Dryers, provide three methods to comply with entrapment requirements and a manufacturer can choose either one of these methods to evaluate their appliance. One of these methods is found in Clause 15.6.1.b) (UL 2157)… read more
The UL/IEC 60950-1, Ed. 2, Am. 2 Certification Impact Analysis (January 2015) remains available for download, which covers IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1 and CSA/UL 60950-1. This analysis is intended to identify and analyze the impact of notable differences between the latest versions of the IEC and UL standards for Safety of Information Technology Equipment (ITE)… read more