UL 1727

Standard for Commercial Electric Personal Grooming Appliances

1.1 These requirements cover electric personal grooming appliances intended for use by qualified personnel in commercial establishments such as beauty parlors, barber shops, or cosmetic studios. These appliances include hair curlers and dryers, combs, brushes, and similar appliances that are to be employed in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70.

1.2 These requirements do not cover therapeutic lamps, diathermy equipment, massage machines, vibrators, hair clippers, shavers, facial caps, masks, mitts, or other appliances covered by other requirements such as in the Standard for Medical Electrical Equipment, Part 1: General Requirements for Safety, UL 60601-1. These requirements also do not cover hair curlers or dryers rated at more than 250 volts.


  • Edition Number: 5
  • Edition Date: 05/21/2012
  • Price Code: D
  • Type: ulstd
  • ANSI Approved: 05/21/2012
  • DOD Approved: