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CSA C22.2 NO. 49:18 (R2022)
This is the harmonized ANCE, CSA Group, and UL standard for flexible cords and cables. It is the sixth edition of NMX-J-436-ANCE, the fifteenth edition of CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 49, and the twentieth edition of UL 62. This edition of CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 49 supersedes the previous edition(s) published in 2014, 2010, 2006, 1998, 1992, 1989, 1988, 1981, 1973, 1962, 1960, 1956, 1941, and 1937. This edition of UL 62 supersedes the previous edition published in 2014.
This harmonized standard was prepared by the Association of Standardization and Certification (ANCE), CSA Group, and Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL). The efforts and support of the Technical Harmonization Subcommittee, Flex Cords, THSC 20, of the Council on the Harmonization of Electrotechnical Standards of the Nations of the Americas (CANENA) are gratefully acknowledged.
This standard is considered suitable for use for conformity assessment within the stated scope of the standard.
The present Mexican standard was developed by the CT 20 – Conductores from the Comite de Normalizacion de la Asociacion de Normalizacion y Certificacion, A.C., CONANCE, with the collaboration of the wire and cables manufacturers and users.
This standard was reviewed by the CSA Integrated Committee on Flexible Cords/Equipment and Appliance Wires and Cables, under the jurisdiction of the CSA Technical Committee on Wiring 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 developed in compliance with Standards Council of Canada requirements for National Standards of Canada. It has been published as a National Standard of Canada by CSA Group. This standard has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as an American National Standard.
This standard specifies the requirements for flexible cords, elevator cables, and hoistway cables rated 600 V maximum and electric vehicle cables rated 1000 V maximum and intended for use in accordance with CAN/CSA C22.1, Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, in Canada, NOM-001-SEDE, La Norma de Instalaciones Electricas, in Mexico, and NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC), in the United States.
1.2 Products included
This standard covers the following products:
a) Service cords;
b) Elevator cables;
c) Hoistway cables;
d) Heater cords;
e) Range and dryer cords;
f) Cords for decorative lighting;
g) Tinsel and lamp cords;
h) Special use cords; and
i) Electric vehicle cables.
Flexible cords and cables (Trinational standard with UL 62 and NMX-J-436-ANCE-2018)