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Standard 498, Edition 16

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Standard 498, Edition 16 Edition Date: April 28, 2017 DOD Approved: August 17, 1981 ANSI Approved: September 26, 2022 $798.00-$1,990.00

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Referenced Standards (28)

Below is a list of UL Standards referenced in UL 498

StandardEditionTitle
20 14 General-Use Snap Switches
94 6 Tests for Flammability of Plastic Materials for Parts in Devices and Appliances
486E 5 Standard for Equipment Wiring Terminals for Use with Aluminum and/or Copper Conductors
496 14 Lampholders
498A 2 Current Taps and Adapters
514A 11 Metallic Outlet Boxes
514B 6 Standard for Conduit, Tubing, and Cable Fittings
514C 4 Nonmetallic Outlet Boxes, Flush-Device Boxes, and Covers
746A 6 Polymeric Materials - Short Term Property Evaluations
746B 5 Polymeric Materials - Long Term Property Evaluations
746C 7 Polymeric Materials - Use in Electrical Equipment Evaluations
746D 8 Polymeric Materials - Fabricated Parts
817 12 Cord Sets and Power-Supply Cords
943 5 Ground-Fault Circuit-Interrupters
1203 5 ExplosionProof and Dust-IgnitionProof Electrical Equipment for Use in Hazardous (Classified) Locations
1283 7 Electromagnetic Interference Filters
1363 5 Standard for Relocatable Power Taps
1449 5 Surge Protective Devices
1567 5 Standard for Receptacles and Switches Intended for Use with Aluminum Wire
1659 3 Standard for Attachment Plug Blades for Use in Cord Sets and Power-Supply Cords
1681 4 Standard for Wiring Device Configurations
1682 5 Plugs, Receptacles, and Cable Connectors of the Pin and Sleeve Type
1691 2 Single Pole Locking-Type Separable Connectors
1863 4 Standard for Communications-Circuit Accessories
1977 4 Component Connectors for Use in Data, Signal, Control and Power Applications
486A-486B 3 Wire Connectors
60950-1 2 Information Technology Equipment - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements
61058-1 5 Switches for Appliances - Part 1: General Requirements
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Reverse Referenced Standards (191)

UL 498 is referenced in the following list of UL Standards

StandardEditionTitle
5 15 Surface Metal Raceways and Fittings
5A 4 Nonmetallic Surface Raceways and Fittings
5B 2 Standard for Strut-Type Channel Raceways and Fittings
22 6 Standard for Amusement and Gaming Machines
48 15 Electric Signs
69 10 Standard for Electric-Fence Controllers
83 16 Standard for Thermoplastic-Insulated Wires and Cables
111 7 Outline of Investigation for Multioutlet Assemblies
122 5 Standard for Photographic Equipment
141 9 Garment Finishing Appliances
150 4 Antenna Rotators
183 4 Manufactured Wiring Systems
197 10 Commercial Electric Cooking Appliances
231 10 Power Outlets
234 5 Standard for Low Voltage Lighting Fixtures for Use in Recreational Vehicles
283 3 Air Fresheners and Deodorizers
291 6 Automated Teller Systems
307A 9 Standard for Liquid Fuel-Burning Heating Appliances for Manufactured Homes and Recreational Vehicles
307B 5 Standard for Gas-Burning Heating Appliances For Manufactured Homes and Recreational Vehicles
334 2 Outline of Investigation for Theater Lighting Distribution and Control Equipment
343 9 Pumps for Oil-Burning Appliances
353 5 Standard for Limit Controls
355 10 Cord Reels
365 5 Standard for Police Station Connected Burglar Alarm Units and Systems
391 5 Standard for Solid-Fuel and Combination-Fuel Central and Supplementary Furnaces
416 4 Standard for Refrigerated Medical Equipment
430 8 Waste Disposers
458 6 Power Converters/Inverters and Power Converter/Inverter Systems for Land Vehicles and Marine Crafts
462 3 Standard for Heat Reclaimers for Gas-, Oil-, or Solid Fuel-Fired Appliances
466 8 Standard for Electric Scales
469 4 Standard for Musical Instruments and Accessories
471 10 Standard for Commercial Refrigerators and Freezers
482 9 Standard for Portable Sun/Heat Lamps
496 14 Lampholders
498A 2 Current Taps and Adapters
498B 1 Receptacles with Integral Switching Means
498C 1 Flatiron and Appliance Plugs
498D 1 Attachment Plugs, Cord Connectors and Receptacles with Arcuate (Locking Type) Contacts
498E 1 Attachment Plugs, Cord Connectors and Receptacles - Enclosure Types for Environmental Protection
498F 1 Plugs, Socket-Outlets and Couplers with Arcuate (Locking Type) Contacts
499 14 Electric Heating Appliances
506 14 Specialty Transformers
507 10 Electric Fans
515 2 Standard for Electrical Resistance Trace Heating for Commercial Applications
541 9 Refrigerated Vending Machines
551 8 Transformer-Type Arc-Welding Machines
561 7 Floor-Finishing Machines
588 19 Seasonal and Holiday Decorative Products
603 5 Standard for Power Supplies for Use with Burglar-Alarm Systems
609 12 Standard for Local Burglar Alarm Units and Systems
634 9 Standard for Connectors and Switches for Use with Burglar-Alarm Systems
636 11 Standard for Holdup Alarm Units and Systems
639 8 Standard for Intrusion-Detection Units
647 2 Standard for Unvented Kerosene-Fired Room Heaters and Portable Heaters
680 8 Standard for Emergency Vault Ventilators and Vault-Ventilating Ports
696 10 Standard for Electric Toys
697 7 Toy Transformers
710C 3 Outline of Investigation for Ultraviolet Radiation Systems for Use in the Ventilation Control of Commercial Cooking Operations
726 7 Standard for Oil-Fired Boiler Assemblies
727 10 Standard for Oil-Fired Central Furnaces
729 6 Oil-Fired Floor Furnaces
730 5 Oil-Fired Wall Furnaces
731 6 Oil-Fired Unit Heaters
732 6 Standard for Oil-Fired Storage Tank Water Heaters
733 5 Standard for Oil-Fired Air Heaters and Oil-Fired Direct-Fired Heaters
753 8 Alarm Accessories for Automatic Water-Supply Control Valves for Fire Protection Service
756 8 Standard for Coin and Currency Changers and Actuators
763 5 Motor-Operated Commercial Food Preparing Machines
771 9 Night Depositories
775 3 Standard for Graphic Arts Equipment
813 7 Standard for Commercial Audio Equipment
834 5 Standard for Heating, Water Supply, and Power Boilers - Electric
858A 3 Standard for Safety-Related Solid-State Controls for Household Electric Ranges
859 11 Household Electric Personal Grooming Appliances
867 5 Electrostatic Air Cleaners
913 8 Intrinsically Safe Apparatus and Associated Apparatus for Use in Class I, II, and III, Division 1, Hazardous (Classified) Locations
916 5 Energy Management Equipment
917 5 Standard for Clock-Operated Switches
921 8 Standard for Commercial Dishwashers
935 10 Standard for Fluorescent-Lamp Ballasts
959 9 Standard for Medium Heat Appliance Factory-Built Chimneys
961 5 Standard for Electric Hobby and Sports Equipment
962 5 Household and Commercial Furnishings
963 4 Standard for Sealing, Wrapping, and Marking Equipment
970 1 Retail Fixtures and Merchandise Displays
979 2 Water Treatment Appliances
987 8 Standard for Stationary and Fixed Electric Tools
1007 1 Outline of Investigation for [Prefabricated Assemblies] Wiring Assemblies
1012 8 Power Units Other Than Class 2
1017 10 Vacuum Cleaners, Blower Cleaners, and Household Floor Finishing Machines
1018 6 Electric Aquarium Equipment
1023 7 Household Burglar-Alarm System Units
1026 6 Household Electric Cooking and Food Serving Appliances
1029 5 High-Intensity-Discharge Lamp Ballasts
1042 5 Electric Baseboard Heating Equipment
1047 6 Standard for Isolated Power Systems Equipment
1076 6 Proprietary Burglar Alarm Units and Systems
1081 7 Swimming Pool Pumps, Filters, and Chlorinators
1088 7 Temporary Lighting Strings
1088 1 Standard for Temporary Lighting Strings
1090 7 Electric Snow Movers
1149 2 Standard for Low Voltage Marine Lighting Fixtures
1168 2 Standard for Recreational Boats
1230 5 Standard for Amateur Movie Lights
1236 8 Battery Chargers for Charging Engine-Starter Batteries
1278 4 Movable and Wall-or Ceiling-Hung Electric Room Heaters
1283 7 Electromagnetic Interference Filters
1310 7 Class 2 Power Units
1340 3 Hoists
1411 7 Standard for Transformers and Motor Transformers for Use in Audio-, Radio-, and Television-Type Appliances
1419 4 Professional Video and Audio Equipment
1431 3 Personal Hygiene and Health Care Appliances
1436 6 Standard for Outlet Circuit Testers and Similar Indicating Devices
1447 6 Standard for Electric Lawn Mowers
1450 4 Motor-Operated Air Compressors, Vacuum Pumps, and Painting Equipment
1453 6 Standard for Electric Booster and Commercial Storage Tank Water Heaters
1479 4 Fire Tests of Penetration Firestops
1482 7 Solid-Fuel Type Room Heaters
1484 5 Residential Gas Detectors
1492 2 Audio-Video Products and Accessories
1559 5 Insect-Control Equipment - Electrocution Type
1563 6 Electric Spas, Equipment Assemblies, and Associated Equipment
1564 4 Industrial Battery Chargers
1567 5 Standard for Receptacles and Switches Intended for Use with Aluminum Wire
1574 3 Track Lighting Systems
1576 2 Flashlights and Lanterns
1594 4 Sewing and Cutting Machines
1598A 1 Supplemental Requirements for Luminaires for Installation on Marine Vessels
1610 4 Central-Station Burglar-Alarm Units
1640 4 Portable Power-Distribution Equipment
1647 6 Motor-Operated Massage and Exercise Machines
1681 4 Standard for Wiring Device Configurations
1682 5 Plugs, Receptacles, and Cable Connectors of the Pin and Sleeve Type
1691 2 Single Pole Locking-Type Separable Connectors
1699 3 Arc-Fault Circuit-Interrupters
1699B 1 Photovoltaic (PV) DC Arc-Fault Circuit Protection
1776 3 High-Pressure Cleaning Machines
1795 5 Standard for Hydromassage Bathtubs
1812 4 Ducted Heat Recovery Ventilators
1815 5 Nonducted Heat Recovery Ventilators
1838 3 Low Voltage Landscape Lighting Systems
1889 1 Standard for Commercial Filters for Cooking Oil
1917 5 Solid-State Fan Speed Controls
1951 2 Electric Plumbing Accessories
1963 4 Refrigerant Recovery/Recycling Equipment
1971 3 Standard for Signaling Devices for the Hearing Impaired
1995 5 Heating and Cooling Equipment
1996 4 Electric Duct Heaters
2006 5 Standard for Halon 1211 Recovery/Recharge Equipment
2011 7 Outline of Investigation for Machinery
2021 4 Fixed and Location-Dedicated Electric Room Heaters
2034 4 Single and Multiple Station Carbon Monoxide Alarms
2040 2 Folding Rollaway Tables
2044 4 Standard for Commercial Closed-Circuit Television Equipment
2089 3 Standard for Vehicle Battery Adapters
2096 3 Standard for Commercial/Industrial Gas and/or Oil-Burning Assemblies With Emission Reduction Equipment
2106 2 Standard for Field Erected Boiler Assemblies
2157 4 Electric Clothes Washing Machines and Extractors
2158 6 Electric Clothes Dryers
2237 1 Multi-Point Interconnection Power Cable Assemblies for Industrial Machinery
2238 3 Cable Assemblies and Fittings for Industrial Control and Signal Distribution
2305 1 Standard for Exhibition Display Units, Fabrication and Installation
2344 2 Material Lifts
2388 2 Flexible Lighting Products
2416 1 Audio/Video, Information and Communication Technology Equipment Cabinet, Enclosure and Rack Systems
2438 2 Outdoor Seasonal-Use Cord-Connected Wiring Devices
2572 2 Standard for Mass Notification Systems
2580 3 Batteries for Use In Electric Vehicles
2580 3 Batteries for Use In Electric Vehicles
2695 2 Outline of Investigation for DC Rated Attachment Plugs and Outlet Devices Intended for Use with Information Technology and Telecommunication Equipment Installed in Restricted Access Locations
2734 4 Connectors and Service Plugs for Use with On-Board Electrical Vehicle (EV) Charging Systems
2735 1 Standard for Electric Utility Meters
2753 2 Outline of Investigation for Battery Operated Ride-On Lawn Mowers
2930 3 Outline of Investigation for Cord-and-Plug-Connected Health Care Facility Outlet Assemblies
3703 1 Standard for Solar Trackers
6500 2 Standard for Audio/Video and Musical Instrument Apparatus for Household, Commercial, and Similar General Use
745-1 2 Portable Electric Tools
60065 8 Standard for Audio, Video and Similar Electronic Apparatus - Safety Requirements
62986 1 Plugs, Socket-Outlets and Couplers with Arcuate Contacts
60079-0 7 Standard for Explosive Atmospheres - Part 0: Equipment - General Requirements
60320-1 3 Appliance Couplers for Household and Similar General Purposes - Part 1: General Requirements
60335-1 6 Safety of Household and Similar Appliances, Part 1: General Requirements
60601-1 1 Medical Electrical Equipment, Part 1: General Requirements for Safety
60745-1 4 Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements
60939-3 1 Passive Filter Units for Electromagnetic Interference Suppression - Part 3: Passive Filter Units for Which Safety Tests are Appropriate
60950-1 2 Information Technology Equipment - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements
60974-1 1 Standard for Arc Welding Equipment; Part 1: Welding Power Sources
61010a-1 3 Standard for Electrical Equipment for Laboratory Use; Part 1: General Requirements
62368-1 3 Audio/Video, Information and Communication Technology Equipment - Part 1: Safety Requirements
62841-1 1 Electric Motor-Operated Hand-Held Tools, Transportable Tools And Lawn And Garden Machinery - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements
60335-2-69 1 Household and Similar Electrical Appliances - Safety - Part 2-69: Particular Requirements for Wet and Dry Vacuum Cleaners, including Power Brush, for Commercial Use
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