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Designation:C22.2 NO. 60079-40
Source:IEC
Review start date:Jul 12, 2019
Review end date:Sep 10, 2019
Categories:Electrical
Contact email:mary.morgan(at)csagroup.org
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The requirements of the IEC 60079 series of Standards cover protection with respect to explosion hazard only. The CSA C22.2 No. 60079 series of Standards (based on the adoption of corresponding IEC Standards) is to be used in conjunction with other applicable Standards containing the appropriate electrical safety requirements for general use equipment.

Group I electrical equipment intended for use in mines susceptible to firedamp is regulated by the provinces and territories of Canada. Such types of equipment (e.g., caplights) should be referred to the respective authority having jurisdiction.

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