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UL 1517

3rd Edition, March 19, 2012

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UL Standard for Safety Hybrid Personal Flotation Devices

Includes all amendments and changes through Revision Page(s) , March 19, 2012

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Product Details:

  • Revision: 3rd Edition, March 19, 2012
  • Published Date: March 19, 2012
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: UL (UL)
  • Page Count: 75
  • ANSI Approved: Yes
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

These requirements cover wearable buoyant devices having:

a) At least one compartment that relies upon inflation by gas or other medium to provide buoyancy, and

b) A quantity of inherently buoyant material.

The hybrid devices covered by this standard are intended for United States Coast Guard (USCG) approval under 46 CFR 160.077 as recreational use devices.