CSA C22.2 NO 12
|Publication Date:||1 February 1982|
This Standard applies to portable luminaires* for general household, commercial, and industrial use in dry, damp, and outdoor locations, and intended to be used in accordance with the Rules of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, in non-hazardous locations, on a nominal 120 V system.
This Standard applies to portable incandescent and fluorescent luminaires for illuminative and decorative purposes and to combinations of these, such as: aquarium hoods, cabinets (illuminated bars, hutches, etc.), chain- and hook-supported types (including flexible-cord-, steel-cable- or rope-supported), colour wheels, drafting lamps, display types, electronic (flashing, touch-control) types, extension hand-lamps, fibre-optic types, floor lamps, garden lights, gimbal lights, hospital lamps, illuminated forms or shapes (figurines, fire logs, terrestrial globes, plaques, etc.), kits, lamp testers, light channels for display purposes, machine-shop lamps (e.g., illuminated shields for use with electric grinders), make-up mirrors, picture lamps, planter lamps, plug-in night-lights, pole lamps, room dividers, table lamps (including nursery, desk, novelty types, etc.), transformer-operated
Note: Luminaires intended for residential use, incorporating parts such as beverage cans, nostalgia items, etc., used as a base, stand, or shade, may include wording to indicate the name or trademark of the product usually contained.
This Standard does not apply to:
(a) Christmas-tree and other decorative lighting outfits (except for colour wheels) covered by CSA Standard C22.2 No. 37, Christmas-Tree and Other Decorative Lighting Outfits;
(b) Outdoor floodlight-type luminaires (except for garden lights) covered by CSA Standard C22.2 No. 97, Outdoor and Submersible Floodlights;
(c) Electric signs covered by CSA Standard C22.2 No. 2, Electric Signs;
(d) Electric displays and incandescent-lamp signs covered by CSA Standard C22.2 No. 7, Portable Electric Displays and Incandescent-Lamp Signs, except as noted in Clause 4.1.6;
(e) Therapeutic luminaires (e.g., infra-red, ultra-violet) covered by CSA Standard C22.2 No. 125, Electromedical Equipment;
(f) Fluorescent luminaires designed for commercial or industrial use and having an open-circuit voltage of more than 300 V, and with one or more lamps rated at more than 20 W, which are covered by CSA Standard C22.2 No. 162, Fluorescent Luminaires;
(g) High-intensity discharge luminaires covered by CSA Standard C22.2 No. 163, High Intensity Discharge Luminaires; and
(h) Stage, studio, and photographic luminaires covered by CSA Standard C22.2 No. 166, Stage, Studio and Photographic Luminaires.
* - Throughout this Standard the term "portable luminaires" has been shortened to "luminaires".