UL 858A

Standard for Safety-Related Solid-State Controls for Household Electric Ranges

1.1 The requirements in this standard cover safety-related solid-state controls used in household electric ranges. These requirements supplement and, in some cases, amend the requirements in the Standard for Household Electric Ranges, UL 858, the Standard for Temperature-Indicating and -Regulating Equipment, UL 873, and the Standard for Tests for Safety-Related Controls Employing Solid-State Devices, UL 991. Compliance with the Standard for Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use, Part 1: General Requirements, UL 60730-1, and/or the applicable Part 2 standard from the UL 60730 series fulfills the UL 873 requirements.

1.2 These requirements cover a solid-state control that performs any of the following functions:

a)    Controls cooktop heating elements.

b)    Controls oven normal operating temperatures.

c)    Controls oven self-cleaning cycle operating temperatures.

d)    Controls oven self-cleaning cycle door lock system.

e)    Controls required signal lights or audible alarms.

f)    Serves as a temperature-limiting control for any of the functions noted in (a) - (e).

g)    Controls a function essential for the appliance to comply with a specific requirement in the Standard for Household Electric Ranges, UL 858.


  • Edition Number: 3
  • Edition Date: 04/12/2007
  • Price Code: D
  • Type: ulstd
  • ANSI Approved: 09/25/2012
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