This is the harmonized CSA and UL Standard for Information Technology Equipment – Safety – Part 22: Equipment to be Installed Outdoors. It is the second edition of CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-22 and the second edition of UL 60950-22. This edition of CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-22 supersedes the previous edition published on April 23, 2007. This edition of UL 60950-22 supersedes the previous edition published on April 23, 2007.
This harmonized standard is based on IEC Publication 60950-22: second edition, Information Technology Equipment – Safety – Part 22: Equipment to be Installed Outdoors, issued January 2016. IEC 60950-22 is copyrighted by the IEC.
This harmonized standard was prepared by CSA Group and Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL). The efforts and support of representatives of leading industry companies and organizations are gratefully acknowledged.
This Standard is considered suitable for use for conformity assessment within the stated scope of the Standard.
This Standard was reviewed by the CSA Subcommittee on Safety of Electronic Equipment within the Field of Audio/Video, Information, and Communication Technology, 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 (SCC).
This Standard has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as an
American National Standard.
1.1 Equipment covered
This part of IEC 60950 applies to information technology equipment intended to be installed in an OUTDOOR LOCATION.
The requirements for OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT also apply, where relevant, to OUTDOOR ENCLOSURES suitable for direct installation in the field and supplied for housing information technology equipment to be installed in an OUTDOOR LOCATION.
1.2 Additional requirements
Each installation may have particular requirements. Some examples are given in 4.2. In addition, requirements for protection of the OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT against the effects of direct lightning strikes are not covered by the standard. For information on this subject, see IEC 62305-1 NFPA 780 or CAN/CSA-B72.