This is the first edition of CSA C22.2 No. 335, Pullout Switches. It supersedes and replaces the Technical Information Letter on Interim Certification Requirements for Pullout Switches, which was issued in 2016 as CSA T.I.L. D-35. It is one in a series of Standards issued by CSA Group under Part II of the Canadian Electrical Code.
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 non-enclosed and enclosed pullout switches of the detachable type, rated up to 600 V and 400 A. The equipment specified in this Standard is intended for installation in accordance with CSA C22.1, Canadian Electrical Code, Part I.
These requirements do not apply to hinged pullout switches which are covered in CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 4.
These requirements do not apply to enclosed pullout switches containing more than one independent switch which are covered in CSA C22.2 No. 29.
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