Electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery — Safety — Part 2-6: Particular requirements for hand-held hammers (Binational standard with UL 62841-2-6)
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 2-6: Particular requirements for handheld hammers. It is the First edition of CSA C22.2 No. 62841-2-6, and the First edition of UL 62841-2-6.
This harmonized standard is based on IEC Publication 62841-2-6: First edition, Electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery – Safety – Part 2-6: Particular requirements for hand-held hammers, issued July 2020. IEC publication 62841-2-6 is copyrighted by the IEC.
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 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 clause of Part 1 is applicable, except as follows:
This part of IEC 62841 applies to hand-held hammers.
Tools covered by this document include percussion hammers and rotary hammers, including rotary hammers with the capability to rotate only with the percussion system disengaged (drill only mode).
This document does not apply to drills and impact drills.
NOTE 101 Drills and impact drills are covered by IEC 62841-2-1.
This document does not apply to tools that are designed exclusively for driving fasteners, such as palm nailers.