UL 1431

Standard for Personal Hygiene and Health Care Appliances

1.1 These requirements cover household electric products having personal hygienics or health care applications, such as hydromassage units, contact lens disinfectors and cleaners, and toothbrushes, rated at 250 V or less, for use on premises wiring systems in accordance with the National Electrical Code.

1.2 These requirements do not cover professional medical and dental equipment, electrically heated pads, facial saunas, sun and heat lamps, permanently-installed whirlpool baths, spas and hot tubs, shavers, hair dryers, steam and dry heat cabinets or other equipment or products that are covered by separate, individual requirements separate from this Standard.

1.3 The requirements of this Standard do not consider the complete spectrum of physiological or therapeutic effects, beneficial or otherwise, except where generally recognized limits for conditions where a potential risk of injury to persons are defined.


  • Edition Number: 3
  • Edition Date: 03/23/2011
  • Price Code: A
  • Type: ulstd
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