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This is the eighth edition of CSA C300, Energy performance and capacity of household refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, freezers, and wine chillers. It supersedes the previous editions published in 2008 under the same title, and published in 2000, 1991, 1989, 1984, 1978, and 1977 under the title Energy Performance and Capacity of Household Refrigerators, Refrigerator-freezers, and Freezers.
This Standard applies to compact and household refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, freezers, wine chillers, and hybrid wine chillers that are electrically operated on a 60 Hz alternating current with a nominal supply voltage of 115 V.
This Standard applies to
(a) refrigerators and refrigerator-freezers with a maximum capacity of 1100 L (39 ft3);
(b) freezers with a maximum capacity of 850 L (30 ft3); and
(c) wine chillers and hybrid wine chillers with a maximum refrigerated volume of 1100 L (39 ft3).
The requirements in this Standard are not applicable to electrically operated refrigerators using an absorption refrigeration system.
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