UL has issued a new edition of the UL 962A standard for furniture power distribution units. UL 962A applies to “cord-connected, indoor use, furniture power distribution units (FPDU) that consist of single or multiple outlet wiring devices that provide power for and are intended to be installed in commercial or household (residential) portable or stationary furnishings only.” The new edition is available for purchase on the UL website.
“These units provide outlet receptacle(s) for computers, audio and video equipment, and other equipment that is mounted on or in commercial or household (residential) portable or stationary furnishings. Furniture power distribution units may also be provided with fuses or other supplementary overcurrent protection, switches, suppression components, EMI filters, uninterruptible power supplies, and/or indicator lights in any combination, or connections for cable communications, telephone and/or antenna.”
*Description from the UL website