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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 1. Low-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 86. Fire Alarm Systems

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§ 2586.2. Power Sources.

The power sources for use with fire alarm circuits shall be either power limited or nonpower limited as follows:

(a) The power source of nonpower-limited fire alarm (NPLFA) circuits shall have an output voltage of not more than 600 volts, nominal; and

(b) The power source for a power-limited fire alarm (PLFA) circuit shall be listed equipment marked as a PLFA power source.

Note: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.


1. New section filed 5-5-2008; operative 5-5-2008. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Labor Code 142.3(a)(3) (Register 2008, No. 19).

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