[Portable Lighting Products] Sun and Heat Lamps, QPDY

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This category covers portable sun and heat lamps of the household variety intended for the production of ultraviolet (sun) radiation, infrared (heat) radiation, or both.


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


One of the following product identities appears on the product:

    Heat Lamp

    Infrared Lamp

    Sun Lamp

    Ultraviolet Lamp


Sun and heat lamps intended for professional use are covered under Medical Equipment (PIDF).

Sun and heat equipment for household and commercial use is covered under Personal Sun and Heat Equipment (QGRX).


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 one of the following product names as appropriate: "Infrared Lamp,""Ultra-Violet Lamp,""Heat Lamp" or "Sun Lamp."

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