CSA C22.2 NO. 280:22
Electric vehicle supply equipment (Trinational standard with UL 2594 and NMX-J-677-ANCE-2022)
This is the harmonized ANCE, CSA Group, and UL Standard for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment. It is the Third edition of NMX-J-677-ANCE, the Third edition of CSA C22.2 No. 280, and the Third edition of UL 2594. This edition of NMX-J-677-ANCE supersedes the previous edition published on December 21, 2016. This edition of CSA C22.2 No. 280 supersedes the previous edition published on December 21, 2016. This edition of UL 2594 supersedes the previous edition published on December 21, 2016.
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 Working Group for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment 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 reviewed and approved by the Comité de Normalización de la Asociación de Normalización y Certificación, A.C., CONANCE.
This standard was reviewed by the CSA Subcommittee on Electric Vehicle – Supply Equipment, under the jurisdiction of the CSA Technical Committee on Industrial 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 applies to conductive electric vehicle (EV) supply equipment with a primary source voltage of 1000 V ac or less, with a frequency of 50 or 60 Hz, and intended to provide ac power to an electric vehicle with an on-board charging unit. This Standard covers electric vehicle supply equipment intended for use where ventilation is not required.
With reference to 1.1, the following list of examples of electric vehicle supply equipment are included in this Standard:
a) EV Cord Sets – Rated 125 Vac maximum, 16 A maximum, intended for indoor and outdoor use;
b) Fastened in place EV Charging Stations – Rated 250 Vac maximum, 40 A maximum, intended for indoor or outdoor use;
c) Fixed in place EV Charging Stations – Rated 1000 Vac maximum, intended for indoor or indoor/outdoor use; and
d) Fixed in place EV Power Outlet – Rated 1000 Vac maximum, intended for indoor or indoor/outdoor use.
For Mexico, use 127 Vac where 120 or 125 Vac is referenced in this Standard. In Canada and the United States, this does not apply.
The products covered by this Standard are intended for use in accordance with the Installation Codes in Annex A, Ref. No. 1.
This Standard does not cover cord sets or power supply cords for applications other than EV charging cord sets. For cord sets and power supply cords not covered by this Standard, refer to Annex A, Ref. No. 2 and No. 3.
With reference to 1.2, this Standard does not cover electric vehicle charging equipment. For EV charging equipment not covered by this Standard, refer to Annex A, Ref. No. 4.
This Standard does not cover electric vehicle connectors. For electric vehicle connectors not covered by this Standard, refer to Annex A, Ref. No. 5.
This Standard does not cover regular-use power outlets. For regular-use power outlets not covered by this Standard, refer to Annex A, Ref. No. 6.
This Standard does not cover equipment intended for wireless power transfer, which may also be designated as wireless charging, inductive charging, magnetic resonance charging, or any other similar designation indicating the transfer of power from the EVSE to the vehicle through other than a conductive connection.
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