UL 60745-2-13 - CSA C22.2 No 60745-2-13, Standard for Safety for Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools

Effective June 15, 2018

Standard Information
Standard Number:
UL 60745-2-13 / CSA C22.2 No 60745-2-13

SPECIAL NOTE: Standard UL 1662 is being withdrawn by UL and replaced by UL 60745-2-13, which is the harmonized/adopted version from IEC 60745-2-13, Edition 2.1, published April, 2011. All current listings to UL 1662 will need to be moved over to UL 60745-2-13 if found compliant.

Standard Name:
Standard for Safety for Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools – Safety – Part 2-13: Particular Requirements for Chain Saws
Standard Edition and Issue Date:
First Edition, Dated December 8, 2011
Date of Revisions:
May 15, 2015
Date of Previous Revisions to Standard:
1st Edition Revised December 19, 2014
Effective Date of New/Revised Requirements

Effective Date: June 15, 2018

Impact, Overview, Fees and Action Required

Impact Statement: A review of all Listing Reports is necessary to determine which products comply with new/revised requirements and which products will require re-evaluation. NOTE: Effective immediately, this revised standard will be exclusively used for evaluation of new products unless the Applicant requests in writing that current requirements be used along with their understanding that their listings will be withdrawn on Effective Date noted above, unless the product is found to comply with new/revised requirements.

Overview of Changes: Addition Of Annex 101.DVA As A National Difference Applicable In The U.S. Only To Specify Requirements For The Evaluation Of Battery Operated Top-Handle Chain Saws and Addition Of Annex 101.DVB As A National Difference To Specify Requirements For The Evaluation Of Battery Operated Pruner Saws.

If the applicable requirements noted are not described in your report(s), these requirements will need to be confirmed as met and added to your report(s) such as markings, instructions, test results, etc. (as required).

Client Action Required:

Information – To assist our Engineer with review of your Listing Reports, please submit technical information in response to the new/revised paragraphs noted in the attached or explain why these new/revised requirements do not apply to your product (s).

Current Listings Not Active? – Please immediately identify any current Listing Reports or products that are no longer active and should be removed from our records. We will do this at no charge as long as Intertek is notified in writing prior to the review of your reports.