CAN/CSA-C22.2 NO. 60745-2-8-04 (R2023)
Hand-held motor-operated electric tools - Safety - Part 2-8: Particular requirements for shears and nibblers (Binational standard with UL 60745-2-8)
This is the common CSA and UL standard for hand-held motor-operated electric tools. It is the second edition of CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60745-2-8 and the second edition of UL 60745-2-8. This standard is an adoption of IEC 60745-2-8, second edition.
The first edition of this standard was designated CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 745-2-8/UL 745-2-8. This standard CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60745-2-8/UL 60745-2-8, second edition, supersedes:
a) the first edition of CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 745-2-8/UL 745-2-8 published in 1995; and
b) CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 745-4-8/UL 745-4-8, (requirements for battery tools and battery packs are now incorporated into the requirements of CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60745-2-8, second edition, and UL 60745-2-8, second edition).
The standard number has been aligned to correspond with the equivalent IEC 60745-2-8 standard.
This common standard was prepared by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL).
This standard was reviewed by the CSA Subcommittee on Portable Electric Tools, under the jurisdiction of the CSA Technical Committee on Consumer and Commercial Products and the CSA Strategic Steering Committee on Requirements for Electrical Safety, and has been formally approved by the CSA Technical Committee.
This standard has been approved as a National Standard of Canada by the Standards Council of Canada and has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as an American National Standard.
Note: Although the intended primary application of this standard is stated in its scope, it is important to note that it remains the responsibility of the users of the standard to judge its suitability for their particular purpose.
A UL standard is current only if it incorporates the most recently adopted revisions, all of which are itemized on the transmittal notice that accompanies the latest set of revised requirements.
Where reference is made to a specific number of samples to be tested, the specified number shall be considered a minimum quantity.
This clause of Part 1 is applicable except as follows:
This standard applies to shears and nibblers.