UL PRODUCT CATEGORY

[Lamps] Lamps, Self-ballasted, Light-emitting-diode Type, OOLV


See General Information for Lamps

USE AND INSTALLATION

This category covers self-ballasted light-emitting-diode (LED) lamps, rated up to 277 V ac nominal, provided with ANSI lamp bases.

Self-ballasted lamps have integral control and driver circuitry allowing direct connection to a voltage source (e.g., mains, transformer) without the use of an external constant-current source such as a driver or ballast. Such lamps are intended for operation at their marked voltage(s).

This category also covers lamps intended as direct substitutes for specific fluorescent lamps, and designed to operate directly from the existing fluorescent ballast without modifying the luminaire.

These products are intended for connection to lampholders for outlet boxes and lampholders provided in luminaires and other equipment. They are provided with ANSI lamp bases. ANSI base configurations are covered in standards such as ANSI/NEMA C81.61, "Electrical Lamp Bases - Specifications for Bases (Caps) for Electric Lamps." When differentiating between low-voltage and line-voltage ANSI lamp bases, consideration is given to Tables 7.3.3.1 and 7.3.3.2 in ANSI/UL 1598, "Luminaires."

These products are generally for use in indoor, dry locations unless additionally investigated and marked for applications such as damp locations (not directly exposed to water). Products investigated and marked for wet locations may have additional restrictions regarding use or orientation.

LED lamps intended to replace or supplant traditional incandescent lamps have been investigated for use in the smaller of a 6 in. (152 mm) or 8 in. (203 mm) diameter, totally enclosed, recessed luminaire, if they will physically fit, unless marked not for use in a totally enclosed luminaire.

LED lamps intended to replace or supplant traditional fluorescent lamps have been investigated for use in totally enclosed lamp compartments with 1 in. (25.4 mm) of clearance around the sides and underneath the lamp, unless marked not for use in a totally enclosed luminaire.

Products marked "Suitable for Use in Open Luminaires" are intended to replace tungsten-halogen lamps in applications where the luminaire is open and does not require an additional lamp containment barrier.

These products may be used with dimmers unless marked to prohibit such use (e.g., "DO NOT USE WITH DIMMERS" or "NOT FOR USE WITH DIMMERS").

These products have not been investigated for use in emergency lighting equipment or exit signs.

PRODUCT IDENTITY

The following product identity appears on the product:

    LED Lamp

Other product identities may be used as shown in the individual certifications.

RELATED PRODUCTS

LED lamps intended for connection to constant-current power sources (e.g., LED drivers), or those intended for specific luminaires or special applications are covered under Lamps, Self-ballasted, Light-emitting-diode Type (OOLV2).

User-replaceable solid-state (LED) light engines are covered under Solid-state Light Engines (OORA).

Solid-state (LED) light engines not intended for user replacement, or intended for specific luminaires or special applications are covered under Solid-state Light Engines (OORA2).

LED retrofit kits intended for field installation in UL-certified luminaires or office-furnishing lights are covered under Light-emitting-diode Luminaire Retrofit Kits (IFAR).

Self-ballasted fluorescent and high-intensity-discharge (HID) lamps and lamp adapters are covered under Lamps, Self-ballasted and Lamp Adapters (OOLR).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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

REQUIREMENTS

The basic standard used to investigate products in this category is ANSI/UL 1993, "Self-Ballasted Lamps and Lamp Adapters."

UL MARK

The Certification Mark of UL on the product, or the UL symbol on the product and the Certification Mark on the smallest unit container in which the product is packaged 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, or the UL symbol on the product and the Listing Mark on the smallest unit container in which the product is packaged, 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 "LED Lamp," or other appropriate product name as shown in the individual Listings.

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

UL, in performing its functions in accordance with its objectives, does not assume or undertake to discharge any responsibility of the manufacturer or any other party. UL shall not incur any obligation or liability for any loss, expense or damages, including incidental or consequential damages, arising out of or in connection with the use, interpretation of, or reliance upon this Guide Information.

Lamps, LEDLED LampsLED RetrofitsSelf-ballasted Lamps, LED Type
Last Updated on 2019-03-28
OOLV.GuideInfo OOLV Active 20190328 20190328

The appearance of a company's name or product in this database does not in itself assure that products so identified have been manufactured under UL's Follow-Up Service. Only those products bearing the UL Mark should be considered to be Certified and covered under UL's Follow-Up Service. Always look for the Mark on the product.

UL permits the reproduction of the material contained in the Online Certification Directory subject to the following conditions: 1. The Guide Information, Assemblies, Constructions, Designs, Systems, and/or Certifications (files) must be presented in their entirety and in a non-misleading manner, without any manipulation of the data (or drawings). 2. The statement "Reprinted from the Online Certifications Directory with permission from UL" must appear adjacent to the extracted material. In addition, the reprinted material must include a copyright notice in the following format: "© 2019 UL LLC".