Effective February 28, 2017

Standard Information

SPECIAL NOTE: The scope of 60745-2-23 is being expanded to include Grinders, Polishers, and Disk-Type Sanders. All current listings describing Grinders, Polishers, and Disk-Type Sanders to UL 60745-2-3 will need to be transitioned to 60745-2-23 if found compliant.

Standard Number:
UL 60745-2-3
Standard Name:
Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools – Safety – Part 2-3: Particular Requirements for Grinders, Polishers and Disk-Type Sanders
Standard Edition and Issue Date:
1st Edition Dated May 31, 2007
Date of Revisions:
Portion of Scope of UL 60745-2-3 is being relocated to UL 60745-2-23.
Date of Previous Revisions to Standard:
1st Edition revised September 20, 2013
Effective Date of New/Revised Requirements

Effective Date (see Processing Schedule below): February 28, 2017

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requests in writing that current requirements be used along with their understanding that their listings will be withdrawn on Effective Date of February 28, 2017 unless the product is found to comply with new/revised requirements.

Overview of Changes: Portion of Scope of UL 60745-2-3 is being relocated to UL 60745-2-23.

Processing Schedule: So that production of products bearing Listing Marks will not be interrupted, the following schedule of approximate dates has been established to ensure Listing Reports are found compliant by Effective Date:

  • June 28, 2016 = 8 Month Report Review – Intertek will review all Reports. Update if compliance is verified or issue Findings Letter/Quote for any re-evaluations needed 
  • August 26, 2016 = 6 Month Quote Cut-off – Quotes returned for necessary re-evaluations 
  • January 30, 2017 = 30 Day Warning – Client advised of all non-compliant Reports to be Suspended 
  • February 28, 2017 = Effective Date – ATM Suspended for all non-compliant Reports


Fees: An initial review of Listing Report (s) will be covered by a direct billing project and will be invoiced at not more than $1000 per report.

Client Action Required:

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 – Please immediately identify any current Listing Reports or products that are no longer active and should be removed from our records.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.

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