This is the harmonized ANCE, CSA Group, and UL standard for electric vehicle cable. It is the first edition of NMX-J-738-ANCE, CSA C22.2 No. 332, and UL 2263. This harmonized standard has been revised by UL on July 15, 2022. CSA Group are issuing an Errata dated July 15, 2022, and ANCE on July 15, 2022.
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, TC 20 Electrical Wires and Cables 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 manufacturers and users of electric conductors.
This standard was reviewed by the CSA Subcommittee 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 the 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 specifies the requirements for electric vehicle cables rated up to 1000V AC and DC intended to be part of a cord set carried in the vehicle for connection to a charging station or for permanent or temporary connection to Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) or for connection to the branch circuit supplying the EVSE or vice versa for use in accordance with CSA C22.1, Canadian Electrical Code (CE Code), Part I in Canada, NOM-001-SEDE, La Norma de Instalaciones Electricas (Mexican Electrical Code [MEC]), in Mexico, and NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC), in the United States.
1.2 Products included
This standard covers sunlight and oil resistant electric vehicle cables rated 300V, 600V and 1000V AC and DC, and 60 °C, 75 °C, 90 °C, or 105 °C cables meeting the construction requirements for Electric Vehicle cables designated EV, EVE, EVJ, EVJT, EVT, EVJE as appropriate. These cables may contain data, signal, communications and/or optical fiber cables.