This is the harmonized CSA Group and UL Standard For Electric Motor-Operated Hand-Held Tools, Transportable Tools And Lawn And Garden Machinery – Safety – Part 2-8: Particular Requirements for Hand-Held Shears and Nibblers. It is the First edition of CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 62841-2-8 and the First edition of UL 62841-2-8.
This harmonized standard is based on IEC Publication 62841-2-8: First edition Electric Motor-Operated
Hand-Held Tools, Transportable Tools And Lawn And Garden Machinery – Safety – Part 2-8: Particular
Requirements for Hand-Held Shears and Nibblers issued April 2016. IEC 62841-2-8 is copyrighted by the
This harmonized standard was prepared by CSA Group and Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL). The efforts and support of the International Harmonization Committee (IHC) for the adoption of the IEC series of standards for Hand-Held, Motor-Operated, and Transportable Tools and Lawn and Garden Machinery are gratefully acknowledged.
This standard is considered suitable for use for conformity assessment within the stated scope of the standard.
This standard was reviewed by the CSA Subcommittee on Safety of Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools, under the jurisdiction of the CSA Technical Committee on Consumer and Commercial 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 approved as a National Standard of Canada by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC).
This standard has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as an American National Standard.
This clause of Part 1 is applicable except as follows:
This part of IEC 62841 applies to hand-held shears and nibblers.