Released in 2021, USB PD Extended Power Range capability can now deliver up to 240 watts of power. This presents a potential for a fire risk not previously present, which may pose a public safety concern. Since USB has been adopted on electronic devices worldwide, and there are billions of ports and cables, it’s critical that safety stakeholders and product manufacturers in the USB PD and USB Type-C® supply chain develop their products with product safety at the forefront.
Learn how to apply UL product safety standards for USB Power Delivery (PD) Extended Power Range (EPR), and how to achieve product certifications for source, sink, and cable.
- Overview of the current product safety requirements in 62368-1 that relate to USB
- Details on how EPR can be evaluated with UL 62368-1 utilizing a functional safety method
- Details on how cable is evaluated to UL 9990
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