At the request of industry and regulatory officials, requirements have been added to standard CSA C22.2 No. 74-16 (ballasts for electric discharge lamps) to address concerns related to levels of inrush current produced in electric ballast circuits, harmonic distortion limits and fluorescent ballast arc mitigation.

The changes will take effect on July 1, 2018.

In this article we explore:

  • Why the changes are required
  • What’s new
  • How you benefit