Draft Details

Designation:CSA C22.2 NO. 256:14 (R2019)
Review start date:May 24, 2023
Review end date:Jun 23, 2023
Contact email:mary.morgan(at)csagroup.org
Draft Scope/Description:

This Standard applies to direct plug-in nightlights not exceeding 10 W input, for indoor use only, in non-hazardous locations and intended to be used in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, CSA C22.1, and the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70. Light source types include incandescent candelabra base lamps, non-replaceable lamps, [fluorescent, neon, or light-emitting diode (LED) type] or electroluminescent panels.

These requirements cover direct plug in nightlights for insertion into a parallel slot receptacle rated 125 volts maximum.

These requirements do not cover:

(a) cord-connected luminaires;
(b) nightlights with more than one receptacle;
(c) direct plug-in devices with other primary functions, such as room deodorizers, insect repellers, or rechargeable flashlights; or
(d) direct plug-in devices utilizing plasma light.

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