[Personal Grooming Appliances] Personal Sun and Heat Equipment, QGRX

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This category covers personal sun and heat equipment of the household and commercial variety, including tanning beds and booths for use in commercial tanning salons, intended for the production of ultraviolet (sun) radiation, infrared (heat) radiation, or both.

This category also covers sun equipment provided with UV-A and UV-B fluorescent and/or high-intensity discharge (HID) lamps.


The physiological effects, beneficial or otherwise, that may be produced by these lamps have not been investigated.


One of the following product identities appears on the product:

    Heat Unit

    Sun Bed

    Tanning Booth

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


Sun and heat equipment intended for therapeutic use is covered under Medical Equipment (PIDF).

Sun and heat equipment of the household variety intended for portable use is covered under Sun and Heat Lamps (QPDY).


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


The basic standard used to investigate products in this category is ANSI/UL 482, "Portable Sun/Heat Lamps." The limit for ultraviolet irradiation specified in ANSI/UL 482 is in agreement with the federal regulations specified in 21CFR1040.20, "Sun Lamp Products and Ultraviolet Lamps Intended for Use in Sun Lamp Products."


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 "Sun Bed,""Tanning Booth" or "Heat Unit," or other appropriate product name as shown in the individual Listings.

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Last Updated on 2013-05-16
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