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This Standard applies to cords and cord sets intended for indoor use to electrically connect communication systems that have a normal operating voltage-to-ground of less than 150 V, and that are installed or used in accordance with the Rules of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I.
This Standard applies to single-, paired-, and multi-conductor cords, as well as cord sets, where no part of the cord is subjected to a temperature exceeding 60 °C.
This Standard does not apply to
a) cords and cord sets that contain conductors other than those used specifically for communications circuits, such as electric light, power, Class I, and Class II circuit conductors (as defined in the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I); or
b) cords or cord sets covered by CSA C22.2 No. 21.
In this Standard, shall is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the standard; should is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and may is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the Standard.
Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.
Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.
Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.