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C22.2 NO. 250.0-08 (R2013) - Luminaires (Tri-national standard, with UL 1598 and NMX-J-307/1-ANCE)

Publication Year:

  • 2008

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Reaffirmed Year:

  • 2013


  • CSA

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This is the harmonized ANCE, CSA, and UL Standard for luminaires. It is the first edition of NMX-J-307/1-ANCE, the third edition of CSA C22.2 No. 250.0, and the third edition of UL 1598. This edition of CSA C22.2 No. 250.0 supersedes the previous editions published in 2004 and 2000. This edition of UL 1598 supersedes the previous editions published in 2004 and 2000. The CSA Standard also replaces the Technical Information Letter TIL B-78, "Interim Certification Requirements for Ballast Disconnect Means in Fluorescent Luminaires Installed on Branch Circuits with Voltages Exceeding 150-Volts-to-Ground".


This Standard applies to luminaires for use in non-hazardous locations and that are intended for installation on branch circuits of 600 V nominal or less between conductors in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I (CEC), CSA C22.1, with the U.S. National Electrical Code (NEC), ANSI/NFPA 70, and with the Mexican National Electrical Code, NOM-001-SEDE.

This Standard does not apply to luminaires covered by other standards. The luminaires not covered by this Standard include:
Amateur Movie Lights;
Aquarium Lights;
Cabinet Lights;
Decorative Lighting Strings;
Combination Fan/IR Lamps Used for Heating;
Electric Signs;
Exit Signs in the United States;
Junction Boxes for Swimming Pool
Lamp Adapters;
Low-Level Path Marking and Lighting Systems in the United States;
Low-Voltage Landscape Lighting as follows:
     For products intended for installation in Canada, landscape lighting systems that are 30 V nominal or less;
     For products intended for installation in Mexico, low-voltage landscape lighting devices that are 24 V nominal or less;
     For products intended for installation in the United States, low-voltage landscape lighting devices that are of 15 V nominal or less;
Low-Voltage Lighting Fixtures for Use in Recreational Vehicles;
Low-Voltage Marine Lighting;
Luminaires for Hazardous Locations;
Luminaires for Recreational Vehicles; Marine Navigational Lights;
Marine-Type Fixtures;
Portable Electric Displays;
Portable Hand Lamps;
Portable Luminaires;
Portable Sun/Heat Lamps;
Self-Ballasted Lamps and Lamp Adapters;
Stage and Studio Luminaires;
Submersible Luminaires;
Swimming Pools Luminaires;
Temporary Lighting Strings;
Therapeutic Lamps;
Track Lighting Systems;
Under-cabinet Lights in Canada and Cord-connected Under-cabinet Lights in the United States; and
Unit Equipment for Emergency Lighting.

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