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Standard 268, Edition 7

Smoke Detectors for Fire Alarm Systems

UL CSDS Proposal
Standard 268, Edition 7 Edition Date: October 12, 2018
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Subject 268

Bulletin Dated: October 12, 2018

SUMMARY OF TOPICS

The following changes in requirements to the Standard for Smoke Detectors for Fire Alarm Systems, UL 268, are being proposed:

1. Sensitivity Test

2. Special Applications

3. Removal of Lamp Interchangeability Requirements

4. Fire Test Revision

5. Velocity

6. Sensitivity Shift Criteria

7. Go/No-Go Flaming Polyurethane Foam Test

8. Detector Air Velocity in Excess of 300 fpm

9. Nuisance Sensor Requirements

10. Go/No-Go Field Test (for the smoke sensor)

11. IRLED Light Degradation Determination

12. Alarm Silence Requirements

13. Additional Stability Tests for Multi-Criteria Smoke Detectors Employing CO Gas Sensors

14. Audibility Test for Battery Operated Smoke Detectors

15. Mechanical Push Test for Push-Type Features

16. Firmware Update Requirements

17. High Voltage Printed Wiring Boards

18. Addendum - Minimum Screening Programs in Table D3.1

19. Minimum Spacings Table 5

20. Cooking Nuisance Test Editorial Revision

21. Manufacturer's Published Instructions

22. Reference and Editorial Corrections

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