Heating Pads, Electric, MNUV

Guide Information for Electrical Equipment for Use in Ordinary Locations


This category covers electric heating pads and specialty pads intended for household use.

Safety instructions are provided in the unit markings as well as the packaging or instruction manual provided with each unit. Laundering instructions are additionally provided on heating pads with detachable cords where investigated for the purpose.

This category does not cover heated car seat pads or heating pads intended for infants.


Products intended for hospital service or other similar supervised medicinal usage are covered under Medical Equipment (PIDF).


For additional information, see Electrical Equipment for Use in Ordinary Locations (AALZ).


The basic standard used to investigate products in this category is UL 130, "Electric Heating Pads."

Hospital-use requirements of UL 130 are intended to complement other medical directive requirements.


The Certification Mark of UL on the product is the only method provided by UL to identify products manufactured under its Certification and Follow-Up Service. The Certification Mark for these products includes the UL symbol, the words "CERTIFIED" and "SAFETY," the geographic identifier(s), and a file number.

Alternate UL Mark

The Listing Mark of UL on the product is the only method provided by UL to identify products manufactured under its Listing and Follow-Up Service. The Listing Mark for these products includes the UL symbol (as illustrated in the Introduction of this Directory) together with the word "LISTED," a control number, and the product name "Electric Heating Pad," or the name of the specific type of product as shown in the individual Listings.

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