This is the first edition of CSA C867.2, Performance of decorative light strings.
This Standard specifies the performance characteristics for decorative light strings in the form of integrated, moulded, and replaceable lamps.
Note: This Standard also applies to strings used for decorative figures, such as glow ornaments, or similar purposes.
This Standard specifies minimum performance requirements for decorative light strings for evaluating
(b) input power;
(c) over-voltage; and
(d) lifetime requirements.
This Standard specifies tests to assess the energy efficiency and quality of decorative light strings.
This Standard specifies marking requirements for decorative light strings.
The Standard provides recommendations on grouping or defining product families.
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Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.
Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.
Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.