A transition is underway as the legacy UL 60745 series Standards are giving way to the new UL 62841 series. These new Standards add needed guidance for transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery and are intended to harmonize certification. In addition to updated guidance and clarification regarding the introduction of new battery and battery charger technologies (lithium-ion batteries, in particular), UL 62841-1 includes increased reliance on electronic circuits for functional safety, new marking requirements and numerous other advancements in tool technology.

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