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Standard 1989, Edition 5

Standard for Standby Batteries

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Standard 1989, Edition 5 Edition Date: July 27, 2018
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Subject 1989

Bulletin Dated: July 27, 2018


The following changes in requirements to the Standard for Standby Batteries, UL 1989, are being proposed:

1. Revision of 1.1 to clarify what types of batteries are covered the standard.

2. Revision of 1.3 to clarify that lithium batteries are excluded.

3. Revision of terminology used in 4.2 and 4.3 to clarify that the standard covers lead acid and similar batteries.

4. Revision of flame arrestor tests in 7.3.2, 7.5.2, and 7.6.1.

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