SUN - CSA C22.2.218.1, Spas, Hot Tubs and Associated Equipment

Effective October 12, 2015

Standard Information
Standard Number:
CSA C22.2.218.1
Standard Name:
Spas, hot tubs, and associated equipment
Standard Edition and Issue Date:
2nd Edition Dated March 1, 2013
Date of Revisions:
March 1, 2013
Date of Previous Revisions to Standard:
March 1, 2010
 
Effective Date of New/Revised Requirements

Effective Date (see Schedule below): October 12, 2015

 
Impact, Overview, Fees and Action Required

Impact Statement:  A review of all Listing Reports is necessary to determine which products comply with new/revised requirements and which products will require re-evaluation. NOTE:  Effective immediately, this revised standard will be exclusively used for evaluation of new products unless the Applicant requests in writing that current requirements be used along with their understanding that their listings will be withdrawn on Effective Date noted above, unless the product is found to comply with new/revised requirements.

Overview of Changes: New construction, marking and testing requirements added for electrolytic chlorine and bromine generators.  Specific details of new/revised requirements are found in table below.

Schedule:  So that shipping of products with Listing Marks will not be interrupted, an approximateschedule has been established to ensure Listing Reports are found compliant by Effective Date:

  • February 9, 2015 = 8 Month Report Review – Intertek will review all Reports. Update if compliance is verified or issue Findings Letter/Quote for any re-evaluations needed
  • April 13, 2015 = 6 Month Quote Cut-off – Quotes returned for necessary re-evaluations
  • September 14, 2015 = 30 Day Warning – Client advised of all non-compliant Reports to be Suspended
  • October 12, 2015 = Effective Date – ATM Suspended for all non-compliant Reports

Fees:  An initial review of Listing Report (s) will be covered by a direct billing project and will be invoiced at not more than $1000 per report.

Client Action Required:

Information – To assist our Engineer with review of your Listing Reports, please submit technical information in response to the new/revised paragraphs noted in the attached or explain why these new/revised requirements do not apply to your product (s).

Current Listings Not Active? – Please immediately identify any current Listing Reports or products that are no longer active and should be removed from our records. We will do this at no charge as long as Intertek is notified in writing prior to the review of your reports.

 
Description of New/Revised Technical Requirements

NOTE: Additions to existing requirements are underlined and deletions are shown lined out below.

ClauseVerdictComment
Section 9InfoSection newly added:
Electrolytic chlorine and bromine generators
9.1 Construction requirements
9.2 Electrolytic cell
9.3 Interlocks
9.4 Grounding and bonding
9.5 Markings
9.6 Tests

CUSTOMERS PLEASE NOTE: This Table and column "Verdict" can be used in determining how your current or future production is or will be in compliance with new/revised requirements.

 

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