A cord-connected pool filter pump shall incorporate an approved system of double insulation or its equivalent and shall be provided with means for grounding only the internal and non-accessible non-current-carrying metal parts of the appliance.

The means for grounding shall be an equipment grounding conductor run with the power-supply conductors in a flexible cord that is properly terminated in a grounding-type attachment plug having a fixed grounding contact. Cord and plug connected pool filter pumps shall be provided with a ground fault circuit interrupter that is an integral part of the attachment plug or located in the power supply cord within 12 inches of the attachment plug.