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Standard 817, Edition 12

Standard for Cord Sets and Power-Supply Cords

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Standard 817, Edition 12 Edition Date: March 31, 2017
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Subject 817

Bulletin Dated: March 31, 2017


The following changes in requirements to the Standard for Cord Sets and Power-Supply Cords, UL 817, are being proposed:

1. Addition of Requirements for an Outdoor Power Supply Cord Employing SPT-2W and SPT-2RW Cord for Use in Products Covered by the Standard for Seasonal and Holiday Decorative Products, UL 588

2. Adding Requirements to Allow an Optional "HF" Rating on a Cord Set or Power Supply Cord as New 6.2A

3. Adding the Use of the 1000 Hour Xenon-Arc Apparatus as an Alternate to the Carbon-Arc Apparatus, Revised SB16.1, SB16.2, and New SB16.5

4. Adding Requirements to Allow Up to Six Outlets on a Single Cord Connector Body, Revised 8.5.2,, and

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