Effective October 30, 2015

Standard Information
Standard Number:
CSA C22.2 No. 100
Standard Name:
Motors and generators
Standard Edition and Issue Date:
7th Edition Dated July 1, 2014
Date of Revisions:
July 1, 2014
Date of Previous Revisions to Standard:
6th Edition Reaffirmed 2013
Effective Date of New/Revised Requirements

Effective Date (see Schedule below): October 30, 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requests in writing that current requirements be used along with their understanding that their listings will be withdrawn on Effective Date noted above, unless the product is found to comply with new/revised requirements.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 Technical Changes: The new edition of the standard C22.2 No 100 incorporates new requirements for motors with electronic protection against overheating, and new requirements for the construction of portable generator output circuits. 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 approximate schedule has been established to ensure Listing Reports are found compliant by Effective Date:

  • March 2, 2015 = 7-8 Month Report Review – Intertek will review all Reports. Update if compliance is verified or issue Findings Letter/Quote for any re-evaluations needed
  • April 2, 2015 = 6 Month Quote Cut-off – Quotes returned for necessary re-evaluations
  • October 1, 2015 = 30 Day Warning – Client advised of all non-compliant Reports to be Suspended
  • October 30, 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 – Please immediately identify any current Listing Reports or products that are no longer active and should be removed from our records.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
4InfoGeneral Requirements

Update Remark: Introduction of requirements for motor with electronic protection against overheating (new clause).

Motors that are provided with electronic protection against overheating shall be tested in accordance with CSA C22.2 No. 77.


Update Remark: Added new section detailing new added construction requirements for portable generators.

Portable generator output circuits circuits One conductor of the generator output circuit shall be connected to the generator frame and to the identified neutral terminals of the output receptacles unless the output voltage is less than or equal to 150 V and output power is less than or equal to 5 kW. An overcurrent protective device shall be located in the ungrounded live conductor of a circuit having one conductor connected to the machine frame, and an overcurrent protective device shall be located in one conductor of an ungrounded two-wire circuit. circuits The common point of a three-wire output circuit shall be connected to the generator frame and to the identified neutral terminal of the output receptacles. Marking requirements as mentioned in Clause shall apply. Overcurrent protection shall be provided in each ungrounded line conductor. 

Receptacle grounding terminal

In all cases, the grounding terminals of output receptacles shall be connected to the machine frame as illustrated in Figures 5, 6, and 7.

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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