Draft Details

Designation:CSA C22.2 NO. 62841-4-4:21
Review start date:Sep 13, 2023
Review end date:Oct 13, 2023
Contact email:mary.morgan(at)csagroup.org
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Draft Scope/Description:

Scope for C22.2 No. 62841-4-4

This clause of Part 1 is applicable, except as follows:


This document applies to hand-held and walk-behind lawn trimmers and lawn edge trimmers, used by a standing operator for cutting grass, weeds or similar soft vegetation, and grass trimmers, brush cutters and brush saws used by a standing operator for cutting grass, weeds, brush, bushes, saplings and similar vegetation.

This document does not apply to

– hand-held machines having a mass of 18 kg or greater;
– self-propelled lawn trimmers or lawn edge trimmers;
– scissors type lawn trimmers and lawn edge trimmers;
– machines equipped with metallic cutting accessories consisting of more than one piece, e.g. pivoting chains or flail blades;
– edgers with rigid and/or metallic cutting devices.

NOTE 101 Freely pivoting non-metallic cutting elements are considered not to be rigid cutting devices.

NOTE 102 Edgers with rigid or metal cutting devices will be covered by a future part of IEC 62841-4.

NOTE 103 Annex EE provides an informative summary of characteristics for lawn trimmers, lawn edge trimmers, grass trimmers, brush cutters and brush saws.

Brush cutters and brush saws covered by this document are designed only to be operated with the machine to the right of the operator.

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