CSA C22.2 NO. 62841-4-6:23Electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery — Safety — Part 4-6: Particular requirements for garden blowers, garden vacuums and garden blower/vacuums (Binational standard with UL 62841-4-6)
standard by CSA Group, 09/23/2023
This is the harmonized CSA Group and ULSE standard for Electric Motor-Operated Hand-Held Tools, Transportable Tools and Lawn and Garden Machinery – Safety – Part 4-6: Particular Requirements for Garden Blowers, Garden Vacuums and Garden Blower/Vacuums. It is the First edition of CSA C22.2 No. 62841-4-6 and the First edition of UL 62841-4-6. This harmonized standard is based on IEC Publication 62841-4-6: First edition, Electric Motor-Operated Hand-Held Tools, Transportable Tools and Lawn and Garden Machinery – Safety – Part 4-6: Particular Requirements for Garden Blowers, Garden Vacuums and Garden Blower/Vacuums, issued October 2022. IEC publication 62841-4-6 is copyrighted by the IEC. This harmonized standard was prepared by CSA Group and ULSE. The efforts and support of the International Harmonization Committee (IHC) for the adoption of the IEC series of standards for Hand-Held, Motor-Operated, and Transportable Tools and Lawn and Garden Machinery are gratefully acknowledged. This standard is considered suitable for use for conformity assessment within the stated scope of the standard. This standard was reviewed by the CSA Subcommittee on Safety of Hand-Held Motor-Operated Electric Tools, under the jurisdiction of the CSA Technical Committee on Consumer and Commercial Products and the CSA Strategic Steering Committee on Requirements for Electrical Safety, and has been formally approved by the CSA Technical Committee. This standard has been developed in compliance with Standards Council of Canada requirements for National Standards of Canada. It has been published as a National Standard of Canada by CSA Group.
IEC 62841-1:2014, Clause 1 is applicable, except as follows: Addition: This document applies to hand-held and backpack – garden blowers; – garden vacuums; and – garden blower/vacuums. This document does not apply to – walk-behind garden blowers, walk-behind garden vacuums and walk-behind garden blower/vacuums; – robotic garden blowers, robotic garden vacuums and robotic garden blower/vacuums; – vacuum cleaners intended primarily for use indoors, for water suction cleaning or animal grooming; and – blowers intended primarily for use indoors, or animal grooming.
NOTE 101 Vacuum cleaners and water-suction cleaning appliances, including vacuum cleaners for animal grooming are covered by IEC 60335-2-2.
NOTE 102 Vacuum cleaners for commercial use are covered by IEC 60335-2-69.