UL 982
Standard for Motor-Operated Household Food Preparing Machines

Edition Number:8SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2019-09-27DOD Approved: --
Price Code:CANSI Approved: 2019-09-27


    1.1 These requirements cover household motor-operated food preparing machines and kitchen accessories such as knife sharpeners and can openers, that are intended to be operated for short-periods of time resulting in cumulative use-time per year of less than 100 hours and that are for use in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70.

    1.2 In the following text, a requirement that applies to one type of equipment coming within its scope, such as a blender, or mixer will be so identified by a specific reference in that requirement to the type of equipment involved. In the absence of such specific reference or if the term appliance is employed, it is to be understood that the requirement applies to all of the types of equipment covered by the standard.

    1.3 These requirements cover cord-connected and permanently wired motor-operated appliances rated at a nominal 120 V including appliances supplied by low-voltage power supplies, and battery-operated appliances provided with battery chargers.

    1.4 These requirements cover appliances for household use. The requirements in the Standard for Motor-Operated Commercial Food Preparing Machines, UL 763 are employed for the evaluation of appliances also intended for commercial application.

    1.5 This standard does not cover sanitation, contamination, or noise aspects of these products. Reference to these items can be found in the Standard for Food, Drug and Beverage Equipment, ANSI/ASME F2.1.

    1.6 An appliance employing a heating element is judged on the basis of its compliance with the requirements of this Standard, insofar as they apply and further appropriate requirements applicable to household cooking appliances.

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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
          • 2 Units of Measurement
          • 3 Undated References
          • 4 Glossary