UL 62

Flexible Cords and Cables

This standard specifies the requirements for flexible cords, elevator cables, electric vehicle cables, electric vehicle cables, and hoistway cables rated 600 V maximum and intended for use in accordance with CSA C22.1, Canadian Electrical Code (CEC), Part I and CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 0, General Requirements - Canadian Electrical Code, Part II, in Canada, NOM-001-SEDE, La Norma de Instalaciones Electricas (Mexican Electrical Code [MEC]), in Mexico, and NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC), in the United States.

This standard covers the following products:

a)    Service cords;

b)    Elevator cables;

c)    Hoistway cables;

d)    Heater cords;

e)    Range and dryer cords;

f)    Cords for decorative lighting;

g)    Tinsel and lamp cords;

h)    Special use cords; and

i)    Electric vehicle cables.

In cases where product types are not approved in all three countries, a national difference is indicated by superscripts, as shown below:

Superscript letter

National difference


For use in Canada only


For use in Mexico only


For use in United States only


For use in Canada and Mexico only


For use in Canada and United States only


For use in Mexico and United States only


  • Edition Number: 19
  • Edition Date: 03/14/2014
  • Price Code: C
  • Type: ulcsance
  • ANSI Approved: 03/14/2014
  • DOD Approved: 11/06/1987