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UL Solutions Posts Updates on Lighting Standards

UL Solutions posted its mid-year review, which highlights recent regulatory changes in lighting, UL Standards, and IEC standards updates.

UL Solutions’ subject matter experts reviewed recent and ongoing changes and how they impact the lighting industry.

Topics reviewed in the video include recent updates to:

  • UL 153, the Standard for Portable Electric Luminaires
  • UL 924, the Standard for Emergency Lighting and Power Equipment
  • UL 1598C, the Standard for Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Retrofit Luminaire Conversion Kits
  • UL 8750, the Standard for Light Emitting Diode (LED) Equipment for Use in Lighting Products
  • UL 8802, Outline of Investigation for UV Germicidal Equipment and Systems
  • IEC 62471-7:2023 (Ed. 1) Photobiological safety of lamps and lamp systems
  • And more


  • Household plant lighting that uses IR, UV or blue-rich light falls under the UL8800 safety standard.
  • UL 153 covers all-year use string lighting.
  • UL1598C for retrofit kits is being expanded to all LED retrofit equipment.
  • Industrial horticultural lighting will be subject to moisture testing.
  • UL8802 for germicidal UV has been updated with new best practices.
  • IEC62471–7:2023 has been updated for eye safety.
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