CSA C22.2 NO. 256-05: First Edition; Update No. 1: March 2011; Update No. 2: August 2012
SDO: CSA: CSA Standards
DOD Adopted ANSI Approved Approved
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; or
(c) direct plug-in devices with other primary functions, such as room deodorizers, insect repellers, or rechargeable flashlights.
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