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Medical-Grade Power Strips can be used in patient-care areas.

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March 13, 2013 - Intended for use in health care facilities, Medical-Grade Power Strips are UL 60601-1, UL 60950-1, and UL 1363A compliant and include surge-protective models that conform to UL 1449 third edition requirements. Locking safety covers prevent accidental contact with unused outlets, and switchless design prevents accidental disruption of power. Configurations are available with 2, 4, or 6 hospital grade outlets and with 7 or 15 in. supply cord lengths with hospital-grade attachment plugs.

LEVITON

201 North Service Rd., Melville, NY, 11747, USA

Original Press Release

Leviton Introduces Medical-Grade Power Strips for Use in Patient-Care Areas

Press release date: March 5, 2013

Enhanced safety features and testing provide ideal powering solution for health care facilities

MELVILLE, N.Y. -- Leviton today introduced a new line of Medical-Grade Power Strips for use in patient care areas of health care facilities. Designed to supply power to medical equipment within the most critical areas of a health care facility, the devices are UL 60601-1, UL 60950-1 and UL 1363A compliant for the highest level of safety. The line also features surge-protective models that conform to UL 1449 third edition requirements.

Leviton's new line of medical grade power strips are tested to U.S., Canadian and Mexican safety standards, satisfying the electrical safety requirements specified in NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code and NEC Article 517: Healthcare Facilities. This enables health care facility managers to ensure full compliance with these safety regulations.

Additional safety features include locking safety covers to prevent accidental contact with unused outlets, indicator lights to provide visual confirmation of power and surge protection, and a switchless design to prevent accidental disruption of power.

Leviton's medical grade power strips are available in a number of configurations to fit nearly any application, including two, four or six hospital grade outlets; seven or 15 inch supply cord lengths with hospital grade attachment plugs; and with or without surge protection.

For more information, visit www.leviton.com/medstrip.

About Leviton Commercial and Industrial
Leviton's comprehensive line of commercial and industrial-grade electrical wiring devices provide builders, contractors and specifiers with solutions engineered to withstand  the most rigorous commercial environments and harshest industrial applications. Leviton manufacturers everything from commercial, industrial and hospital grade wiring devices, to surge protective devices, electric vehicle supply equipment, temporary power solutions, heavy duty motor starter switches, IEC and NEMA watertight rated devices and more. Learn more at www.leviton.com/industrial.

About Leviton
Leviton is the smart choice, providing the most comprehensive range of solutions to meet the needs of today's residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Leveraging more than a century of experience, Leviton helps customers create sustainable, intelligent environments through its electrical wiring devices, network and data center connectivity solutions, and lighting energy management systems. From switches and receptacles, to daylight harvesting controls, networking systems, and equipment for charging electric vehicles, Leviton solutions help customers achieve savings in energy, time and cost, all while enhancing safety. For more information, visit www.leviton.com, http://www.facebook.com/leviton, http://twitter.com/leviton or http://www.youtube.com/Levitonmfg.

CONTACT:
John Garbarino
+1-631-812-6186
JGarbarino@leviton.com

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