This Standard applies to electrically operated clothes-washing* and dishwashing* machines including such washing machines in combination with other devices (such as combination washing and drying machines*) for potentials of 600 volts or less, intended to be used in accordance with the rules of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I.
*For convenience only, the short terms clothes washers, dishwashers and washer-dryers are used herein.
This Standard applies to both cord-connected and permanently connected machines for use in domestic or commercial locations and includes machines provided with coin- or ticket-operated mechanisms, conventional wringer machines, tumbler, agitator and spinner machines, combination washer-dryers, extractors of the centrifugal type and dishwashing machines of the rack and conveyor type.
This Standard does not cover dry-cleaning equipment.
Note: CSA Standard C22.2 No. 169, Clothes Washing Machines, replaces the requirements for clothes washing machines and centrifugal extractors published in CSA Standard C22.2 No. 53-1968, Electric Washing Machines. CSA Standard C22.2 No. 53 therefore applies to dishwashing machines only.