UL 1123
Standard for Marine Buoyant Devices

DETAILS
Edition Number:7SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2008-10-01DOD Approved: --
Price Code:DANSI Approved: 2011-08-22
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover Type II, Type III, and Type IV marine buoyant devices, including vests, jackets, horseshoe buoys and ring buoys, with or without lifelines, intended for recreational use, and those Type V devices described in the Supplements, in accordance with the applicable regulations of the United States Coast Guard (USCG).

    1.2 The buoyant devices covered by these requirements are intended for USCG approval under 46 CFR 160.064.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 General
          • 3 Glossary
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 4 General
          • 5 Material
          • 6 Hardware
          • 7 Body Straps
            • 7.1 General
            • 7.2 Devices for personal water craft, water skiing, or similar towed uses
            • 7.3 Buddy line
          • 8 Belt Loops
          • 9 Tie Tapes
          • 10 Thread
          • 11 Seams and Stitching
          • 12 Primary Closures
          • 13 Coatings
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 14 General
          • 15 Donning Test
          • 16 Flotation Stability Test
            • 16.1 General
            • 16.2 Type II turning test
            • 16.3 Type II freeboard, head support, face plane angle, and chin support test
            • 16.4 Type III device test
            • 16.5 Pocket flotation stability test
          • 17 Water Entry Test
          • 18 Water Emergence Test
          • 19 Buoyancy Distribution Tests
            • 19.1 Distribution test
            • 19.2 Loss distribution test
          • 20 Buoyancy Test
          • 21 Water Retention Test
          • 22 Throw Test
          • 23 Dynamic Strength Test
          • 24 Tensile Test
          • 25 Body Strap Hardware Secureness Test
          • 26 Pull Test
          • 27 Secondary Closure Attachment-Strength Test
          • 28 Release Test
          • 29 Temperature Test
            • 29.1 General
            • 29.2 High temperature test
            • 29.3 Low temperature test
          • 30 Flame Exposure Test
          • 31 Strength Tests – Seams
            • 31.1 Insert envelope seam
            • 31.2 Seam breaking strength test– lock stitch
            • 31.3 Seam breaking strength test– overedge stitch
          • 32 Foam Flotation Material Secured Joints
            • 32.1 Samples
            • 32.2 Breaking strength test
            • 32.3 Flexibility test
            • 32.4 Elongation test
            • 32.5 Glued joints
          • 33 Solvent Exposure Test
          • 34 Penetration Test – Ring Buoys
          • 35 Pamphlet Strength of Attachment Test
        • MARKING
          • 36 PFD Markings
            • 36.1 General
            • 36.2 Product labels
            • 36.3 Use and care instructions or care instructions
            • 36.4 Sewn Labels
            • 36.5 Children’s information placard
        • INFORMATION PAMPHLET
          • 37 General
          • 38 Required PFD Pamphlet Text
          • 39 Optional Text
    • TYPE V RESCUER'S HARNESS PFD's
    • APPENDIX A – PAMPHLET COVER
    • APPENDIX B – PAMPHLET INTERIOR PAGES
    • Superseded List