medium base compact fluorescent lamp
(30) (A) Except as provided in subparagraph (E), the term “fluorescent lamp” means a low pressure mercury electric-discharge source in which a fluorescing coating transforms some of the ultraviolet energy generated by the mercury discharge into light, including only the following: (i) Any straight-shaped lamp (commonly referred to as 4-foot medium bi-pin lamps) with medium bi-pin bases of nominal overall length of 48 inches and rated wattage of 28 or more. (ii) Any U-shaped lamp (commonly referred to as 2-foot U-shaped lamps) with medium bi-pin bases of nominal overall length between 22 and 25 inches and rated wattage of 28 or more. (iii) Any rapid start lamp (commonly referred to as 8-foot high output lamps) with recessed double contact bases of nominal overall length of 96 inches and 0.800 nominal amperes, as defined in ANSI C78.1–1978 and related supplements. (iv) Any instant start lamp (commonly referred to as 8-foot slimline lamps) with single pin bases of nominal overall length of 96 inches and rated wattage of 52 or more, as defined in ANSI C78.3–1978 (R1984) and related supplement ANSI C78.3a–1985. (B) The term “general service fluorescent lamp” means fluorescent lamps which can be used to satisfy the majority of fluorescent applications, but does not include any lamp designed and marketed for the following nongeneral lighting applications: (i) Fluorescent lamps designed to promote plant growth. (ii) Fluorescent lamps specifically designed for cold temperature installations. (iii) Colored fluorescent lamps. (iv) Impact-resistant fluorescent lamps. (v) Reflectorized or aperture lamps. (vi) Fluorescent lamps designed for use in reprographic equipment. (vii) Lamps primarily designed to produce radiation in the ultra-violet region of the spectrum. (viii) Lamps with a color rendering index of 87 or greater. (C) Except as provided in subparagraph (E), the term “incandescent lamp” means a lamp in which light is produced by a filament heated to incandescence by an electric current, including only the following: (i) Any lamp (commonly referred to as lower wattage nonreflector general service lamps, including any tungsten-halogen lamp) that has a rated wattage between 30 and 199 watts, has an E26 medium screw base, has a rated voltage or voltage range that lies at least partially within 115 and 130 volts, and is not a reflector lamp. (ii) Any lamp (commonly referred to as a reflector lamp) which is not colored or designed for rough or vibration service applications, that contains an inner reflective coating on the outer bulb to direct the light, an R, PAR, ER, BR, BPAR, or similar bulb shapes with E26 medium screw bases, a rated voltage or voltage range that lies at least partially within 115 and 130 volts, a diameter which exceeds 2.25 inches, and has a rated wattage that is 40 watts or higher. (iii) Any general service incandescent lamp (commonly referred to as a high- or higher-wattage lamp) that has a rated wattage above 199 watts (above 205 watts for a high wattage reflector lamp). (D) General service incandescent lamp.— (i) In general .— The term “general service incandescent lamp” means a standard incandescent or halogen type lamp that— (I) is intended for general service applications; (II) has a medium screw base; (III) has a lumen range of not less than 310 lumens and not more than 2,600 lumens or, in the case of a modified spectrum lamp, not less than 232 lumens and not more than 1,950 lumens; and (IV) is capable of being operated at a voltage range at least partially within 110 and 130 volts. (ii) Exclusions .— The term “general service incandescent lamp” does not include the following incandescent lamps: (I) An appliance lamp. (II) A black light lamp. (III) A bug lamp. (IV) A colored lamp. (V) An infrared lamp. (VI) A left-hand thread lamp. (VII) A marine lamp. (VIII) A marine signal service lamp. (IX) A mine service lamp. (X) A plant light lamp. (XI) A reflector lamp. (XII) A rough service lamp. (XIII) A shatter-resistant lamp (including a shatter-proof lamp and a shatter-protected lamp). (XIV) A sign service lamp. (XV) A silver bowl lamp. (XVI) A showcase lamp. (XVII) A 3-way incandescent lamp. (XVIII) A traffic signal lamp. (XIX) A vibration service lamp. (XX) A G shape lamp (as defined in ANSI C78.20–2003 and C79.1–2002 with a diameter of 5 inches or more. (XXI) A T shape lamp (as defined in ANSI C78.20–2003 and C79.1–2002) and that uses not more than 40 watts or has a length of more than 10 inches. (XXII) A B, BA, CA, F, G16–1/2, G–25, G30, S, or M–14 lamp (as defined in ANSI C79.1–2002 and ANSI C78.20–2003) of 40 watts or less. (E) The terms “fluorescent lamp” and “incandescent lamp” do not include any lamp excluded by the Secretary, by rule, as a result of a determination that standards for such lamp would not result in significant energy savings because such lamp is designed for special applications or has special characteristics not available in reasonably substitutable lamp types. (F) The term “incandescent reflector lamp” means a lamp described in subparagraph (C)(ii). (G) The term “average lamp efficacy” means the lamp efficacy readings taken over a statistically significant period of manufacture with the readings averaged over that period. (H) The term “base” means the portion of the lamp which connects with the socket as described in ANSI C81.61–1990. (I) The term “bulb shape” means the shape of lamp, especially the glass bulb with designations for bulb shapes found in ANSI C79.1–1980 (R1984). (J) The term “color rendering index” or “CRI” means the measure of the degree of color shift objects undergo when illuminated by a light source as compared with the color of those same objects when illuminated by a reference source of comparable color temperature. (K) The term “correlated color temperature” means the absolute temperature of a blackbody whose chromaticity most nearly resembles that of the light source. (L) The term “IES” means the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. (M) The term “lamp efficacy” means the lumen output of a lamp divided by its wattage, expressed in lumens per watt (LPW). (N) The term “lamp type” means all lamps designated as having the same electrical and lighting characteristics and made by one manufacturer. (O) The term “lamp wattage” means the total electrical power consumed by a lamp in watts, after the initial seasoning period referenced in the appropriate IES standard test procedure and including, for fluorescent, arc watts plus cathode watts. (P) The terms “life” and “lifetime” mean length of operating time of a statistically large group of lamps between first use and failure of 50 percent of the group in accordance with test procedures described in the IES Lighting Handbook-Reference Volume. (Q) The term “lumen output” means total luminous flux (power) of a lamp in lumens, as measured in accordance with applicable IES standards as determined by the Secretary. (R) The term “tungsten-halogen lamp” means a gas-filled tungsten filament incandescent lamp containing a certain proportion of halogens in an inert gas. (S) (i) The term “medium base compact fluorescent lamp” means an integrally ballasted fluorescent lamp with a medium screw base and a rated input voltage of 115 to 130 volts and which is designed as a direct replacement for a general service incandescent lamp. (ii) The term “medium base compact fluorescent lamp” does not include— (I) any lamp that is— (aa) specifically designed to be used for special purpose applications; and (bb) unlikely to be used in general purpose applications, such as the applications described in subparagraph (D); or (II) any lamp not described in subparagraph (D) that is excluded by the Secretary, by rule, because the lamp is— (aa) designed for special applications; and (bb) unlikely to be used in general purpose applications. (T) Appliance lamp .— The term “appliance lamp” means any lamp that— (i) is specifically designed to operate in a household appliance and has a maximum wattage of 40 watts, including an oven lamp, refrigerator lamp, and vacuum cleaner lamp; and (ii) when sold at retail, is designated and marketed for the intended application, with— (I) the designation on the lamp packaging; and (II) marketing materials that identify the lamp as being for appliance use. (U) Candelabra base incandescent lamp .— The term “candelabra base incandescent lamp” means a lamp that uses candelabra screw base as described in ANSI C81.61–2006, Specifications for Electric Bases, common designations E11 and E12. (V) Intermediate base incandescent lamp .— The term “intermediate base incandescent lamp” means a lamp that uses an intermediate screw base as described in ANSI C81.61–2006, Specifications for Electric Bases, common designation E17. (W) Modified spectrum .— The term “modified spectrum” means, with respect to an incandescent lamp, an incandescent lamp that— (i) is not a colored incandescent lamp; and (ii) when operated at the rated voltage and wattage of the incandescent lamp— (I) has a color point with (x,y) chromaticity coordinates on the Commission Internationale de l’Eclairage (C.I.E.) 1931 chromaticity diagram that lies below the black-body locus; and (II) has a color point with (x,y) chromaticity coordinates on the C.I.E. 1931 chromaticity diagram that lies at least 4 MacAdam steps (as referenced in IESNA LM16) distant from the color point of a clear lamp with the same filament and bulb shape, operated at the same rated voltage and wattage. (X) Rough service lamp .— The term “rough service lamp” means a lamp that— (i) has a minimum of 5 supports with filament configurations that are C–7A, C–11, C–17, and C–22 as listed in Figure 6–12 of the 9th edition of the IESNA Lighting handbook, or similar configurations where lead wires are not counted as supports; and (ii) is designated and marketed specifically for “rough service” applications, with— (I) the designation appearing on the lamp packaging; and (II) marketing materials that identify the lamp as being for rough service. (Y) 3- way incandescent lamp .— The term “3-way incandescent lamp” includes an incandescent lamp that— (i) employs 2 filaments, operated separately and in combination, to provide 3 light levels; and (ii) is designated on the lamp packaging and marketing materials as being a 3-way incandescent lamp. (Z) Shatter-resistant lamp, shatter-proof lamp, or shatter-protected lamp .— The terms “shatter-resistant lamp”, “shatter-proof lamp”, and “shatter-protected lamp” mean a lamp that— (i) has a coating or equivalent technology that is compliant with NSF/ANSI 51 and is designed to contain the glass if the glass envelope of the lamp is broken; and (ii) is designated and marketed for the intended application, with— (I) the designation on the lamp packaging; and (II) marketing materials that identify the lamp as being shatter-resistant, shatter-proof, or shatter-protected. (AA) Vibration service lamp .— The term “vibration service lamp” means a lamp that— (i) has filament configurations that are C–5, C–7A, or C–9, as listed in Figure 6–12 of the 9th Edition of the IESNA Lighting Handbook or similar configurations; (ii) has a maximum wattage of 60 watts; (iii) is sold at retail in packages of 2 lamps or less; and (iv) is designated and marketed specifically for vibration service or vibration-resistant applications, with— (I) the designation appearing on the lamp packaging; and (II) marketing materials that identify the lamp as being vibration service only. (BB) General service lamp.— (i) In general .— The term “general service lamp” includes— (I) general service incandescent lamps; (II) compact fluorescent lamps; (III) general service light-emitting diode (LED or OLED) lamps; and (IV) any other lamps that the Secretary determines are used to satisfy lighting applications traditionally served by general service incandescent lamps. (ii) Exclusions .— The term “general service lamp” does not include— (I) any lighting application or bulb shape described in any of subclauses (I) through (XXII) of subparagraph (D)(ii); or (II) any general service fluorescent lamp or incandescent reflector lamp. (CC) Light-emitting diode; led.— (i) In general .— The terms “light-emitting diode” and “LED” means a p-n junction solid state device the radiated output of which is a function of the physical construction, material used, and exciting current of the device. (ii) Output .— The output of a light-emitting diode may be in— (I) the infrared region; (II) the visible region; or (III) the ultraviolet region. (DD) Organic light-emitting diode; oled .— The terms “organic light-emitting diode” and “OLED” mean a thin-film light-emitting device that typically consists of a series of organic layers between 2 electrical contacts (electrodes). (EE) Colored incandescent lamp .— The term “colored incandescent lamp” means an incandescent lamp designated and marketed as a colored lamp that has— (i) a color rendering index of less than 50, as determined according to the test method given in C.I.E. publication 13.3–1995; or (ii) a correlated color temperature of less than 2,500K, or greater than 4,600K, where correlated temperature is computed according to the Journal of Optical Society of America, Vol. 58, pages 1528–1595 (1986).