These requirements cover electric chain saws rated not more than
250 V, for use in accordance with the National Electrical Code,
In addition these requirements cover accessories and attachments
for use with electric chain saws. Specific requirements are
outlined in Sections 82 – 90.
These requirements cover double-insulated chain saws. Specific
requirements are given in Sections 60 – 81.
These requirements cover accessories and attachments that
a) Recommended by the manufacturer;
b) Identified by catalog number (or equivalent product
designation) in the instruction manual for a chain saw; or
c) Packed with a chain saw.
These requirements do not cover accessories or attachments
a) Are not provided with the chain saw; and
b) Are not identified in the required instruction manual by
catalog numbers or equivalent product designation – such as those
mentioned in mini-catalogs or fliers that may or may not be
provided with the chain saw.
A product that contains features, characteristics, components,
materials, or systems new or different from those covered by the
requirements in this standard, and that involves a risk of fire or
of electric shock or injury to persons shall be evaluated using
appropriate additional component and end-product requirements to
maintain the level of safety as originally anticipated by the
intent of this standard. A product whose features, characteristics,
components, materials, or systems conflict with specific
requirements or provisions of this standard does not comply with
this standard. Revision of requirements shall be proposed and
adopted in conformance with the methods employed for development,
revision, and implementation of this standard.