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.
Throughout this Standard the term portable luminaries has been shortened to luminaries.
This Standard applies to portable incandescent and fluorescent luminaries 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), color wheels, drafting lamps, display types, electronic (flashing, touch-control) types, extension hand-lamps, fiber-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 (eg, 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 ultra-violet hobby lamps, and wall (pin-ups, under-cabinet) types.
Note: Luminaries 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 color wheels) covered by CSA Standard C22.2 No. 37, Christmas-Tree and Other Decorative Lighting Outfits;
(b) Outdoor floodlight-type luminaries, fluorescent luminaries designed for commercial or industrial use and with one or more lamps rated at 20 W, and high-intensity discharge luminaries covered in CSA Standard C22.2 No. 9, Luminaries.
(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 luminaries (eg, infra-red, ultra-violet) covered by CSA Standard C22.2 No. 125, Electro-medical Equipment;
(f) Stage and studio luminaries covered by CSA Standard C22.2 No. 166, Stage and Studio Luminaries.