This is the second edition of CSA Standard C22.2 No. 107.2, Battery Chargers. It supersedes the first edition, published in 1989. It is one of a series of Standards issued by the Canadian Standards Association under Part II of the Canadian Electrical Code.
This Standard incorporates and updates the requirements for household, commercial, and industrial battery chargers given in the first edition. This Standard also includes requirements for marine battery chargers and battery chargers for special applications, and requirements for transformerless nonisolated battery chargers for charging special-purpose battery packs.
For general information on the Standards of the Committee on CE Code, Part II, see the preface of CSA
Standard CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 0.
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 applies to battery chargers for use on nominal system voltages not exceeding 600 V intended for household, commercial, or industrial use in accordance with the rules of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I.
This Standard applies to
(a) portable, mobile, and stationary battery chargers for indoor and outdoor use;
(b) fixed battery chargers for indoor use;
(c) battery chargers for special applications such as wheelchairs and other medical applications, as covered in Clause 7;
(d) marine battery chargers intended to be permanently installed on a boat, as covered in Clause 8; and
(e) transformerless nonisolated battery chargers for charging special-purpose battery packs, as covered in Clause 9.
This Standard does not apply to
(a) battery chargers that are not a complete assembly and that depend on installation in an end product to comply with the requirements of this Standard;
(b) direct plug-in battery chargers or cord-connected battery chargers having an extra-low-voltage (ELV) Class 2 output, as covered by CSA Standard CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 223; and
(c) battery chargers for use
(i) with an internal combustion engine driving a centrifugal pump;
(ii) in a marina, boatyard, or other marine applications other than those intended for permanent installation on a boat; or
(iii) in a fire-protection signalling system.