Draft Details

Designation:C22.2 NO. 42.1
Source:CSA
Review start date:Jul 4, 2024
Review end date:Sep 2, 2024
Categories:Electrical
Contact email:mary.morgan(at)csagroup.org
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Draft Scope/Description:

1.1
This standard applies to metallic and nonmetallic cover plates and associated gaskets for flush- mounted wiring devices intended for installation in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, and the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, CSA C22.1, General Requirements – Canadian Electrical Code, Part II, CSA C22.2 No. 0-10.

1.2
This standard also applies to outlet box hoods that are either integral or not integral with a cover plate for flush-mounted wiring devices.

1.3
This standard also applies to cover plates for flush-mounted wiring devices intended for use in marine applications in accordance with the applicable requirements of the United States Coast Guard and the Canadian Coast Guard; IEEE Recommended Practice for Electrical Installation on Shipboard, IEEE 45; the American Boat and Yacht Council; and the Standard for Pleasure and Commercial Motor Craft, NFPA 302.

1.4
This standard also applies to illuminating cover plates for flush-mounted wiring devices.

1.5
This standard does not apply to:

(a)telephone wall plates;
(b)cover plates and associated gaskets intended for use in hazardous (classified) locations as defined in the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, and the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, CSA C22.1; 
(c) backplates, backplates intended to support live parts, or docking plates intended to support live parts;
(d) box partition; or
(e) cover plates or outlet box hoods intended to provide direct support of live parts, or parts that may become energized.

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