Released in 2021, USB Type-C® Extended Power Range capability can deliver over 100 watts, up to 240 watts, of power. This presents a fire risk not previously present, creating a public safety concern. Since USB connectors are adopted worldwide and there are billions of ports and cables, it’s critical that product manufacturers in the 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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