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Standard 153, Edition 13

Standard for Portable Electric Luminaires

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Standard 153, Edition 13 Edition Date: June 01, 2018
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Subject 153

Bulletin Dated: June 1, 2018


The following changes in requirements to the Standard for Portable Electric Luminaires, UL 153, are being proposed:

1. Excluding Work Lights and Hand Lights with Batteries from UL 153

2. Portable Luminaires with Separately Packaged Power Supply

3. Damage to Internal Wiring

4. Braided Power Supply Cords

5. Attachment Plug Configurations

6. Portable Luminaires with Integral Plant Platform (“Plant Lamp”)

7. Remove 50 Foot Cord Length Restriction

8. Switches for Tungsten-Halogen Portable Luminaires with Double-Ended Lamps

9. Instructions for Interconnected Units

10. Minimum Letter Height for Form B and C Markings

11. Mounting Requirements

12. Grounding and Polarization of Interconnected Unit Load Connectors

13. Receptacle Covers for Wet Location Portable Luminaires

14. Additional Exception to the Stability Test

15. Editorial Revisions

16. Exposed Class 2 Conductor Abnormal Operation Test

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