Codes & Standards - Purchase
C22.2 NO. 122-M1989 (R2009)
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This Standard applies to portable hand-held electrically heated tools for voltages of 250 V and less, designed to be used in ordinary (ie, nonhazardous) locations in domestic, commercial, or industrial applications in accordance with the Rules of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I.
For convenience the shorter term tools is used herein, except as otherwise stated.
This Standard applies to soldering irons of the resistance and the transformer type, including those with solder-pot tips, desoldering devices, sealing irons, heat blowers, glue guns, paint-scraping tools, wood-burning tools, tire regroovers, and similar tools.
Requirements for related double-insulated tools are specified in Clause 7 of this Standard.
This Standard does not apply to
(a) hand-held hair-dressing equipment; and
(b) heated massaging devices.