CSA C22.2 No. 0.15-15 (R2020)
This Standard applies to permanent adhesive labels and nameplates intended for use indoors or
outdoors on application surfaces that are essentially clean, smooth, flat, or simple curved.*
* See Annex A
This Standard includes requirements for legibility of text and other mandatory information and
adhesion of the label when subjected to various environmental conditions.
This Standard also includes provisions for the testing of unprinted label stocks, overlaminations, and
General requirements applicable to this Standard are given in the latest edition of CAN/CSA-C22.2 No 0.
The values given in SI (metric) units are the standard. The imperial values given in parenthesis are for
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
Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (nonmandatory) to define their