Dave is right, NFP 210.21 says the outlet has to match the breaker.
The only exception they allow is for 50 amp welders.
> Absolutely not!
> In general, receptacles have to match the rating of the breaker they're
> connected to. That means if you have a 50 A breaker, you need 50A outlets.
> You have a 30A breaker, you need 30A outlets.
> There's a specific exception for 5-15 outlets on a 20A 120V circuit.
> David Scheidt
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