Codes & Standards - Purchase
C22.2 NO. 36-M1989 (R2004)
This Standard applies to household and commercial (hair-styling-salon) electrical hairdressing equipment of the portable, pedestal, and table-mounted types, including hair dryers, hair steamers, combs, curlers, and the attachments with which they are sold, rated at 250 V and less, designed for use in nonhazardous locations in accordance with the Rules of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I.
This Standard applies to portable multi-voltage equipment that is intended to operate on more than one nominal system voltage and to be adaptable for this purpose under one of the following conditions: (a) when supplied with cord set(s) or a power supply cord suitable for one intended operating voltage and an operator-accessible voltage-selecting means; (b) when used with direct plug-in devices, such as power supplies with a built-in selector switch; or (c) when supplied with cord set(s) terminating at one end in an attachment plug suitable for the intended operating voltage and at the other end in a unique connector that automatically establishes the correct voltage when connected to the machine, and no operator voltage-selecting means.
This Standard applies to equipment, including integral heaters and attachments, that are intended to be applied directly to the head or hair. It does not apply to heaters or ovens used to heat cordless hairdressing tools.
This Standard does not apply to equipment intended for treatment of the skin or scalp.
This Standard also sets forth requirements for cord-connected, double-insulated hairdressing equipment (see Clause 7).