UL 136
Standard for Pressure Cookers

DETAILS
Edition Number:8SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2009-06-16DOD Approved: --
Price Code:BANSI Approved: 2015-04-14
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover household-type cooking utensils known as pressure cookers or pressure sauce pans which operate at a nominal pressure of 15 psig (103 kPa) or less. They are intended for use over gas- or electric-top burners of residential-type cooking ranges.

    1.2 These requirements do not cover pressure cookers intended for pressure frying with oil.

    1.3 These requirements do not evaluate the toxicity of coatings or the physiological effects of consuming food prepared by use of these appliances.


    1.3 added June 16, 2009

    1.4 These requirements do not evaluate the operation or use of removable or replaceable parts.


    1.4 added June 16, 2009

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 General
            • 2.1 Components
            • 2.2 Units of measurement
            • 2.3 Instructions
            • 2.4 Undated references
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 3 Materials
          • 4 Assembly
          • 5 Pressure Reliefs
          • 6 Pressure Gauges
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 7 Maximum and Normal Operating Pressure and Leakage Test
          • 8 Pressure-Relief Operation Tests
            • 8.1 Pressure-relief valves
            • 8.2 Secondary or emergency relief devices
          • 9 Cover Opening Test
          • 10 Locking Mechanism Operation Test
          • 11 Hydrostatic Strength Test
        • MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION TESTS
          • 12 General
        • MARKINGS
          • 13 General
        • INSTRUCTION MANUAL
          • 14 General
          • 15 Important Safeguards
    • Superseded List