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ANSI C78 Committee revises electric lamps safety standards ANSI C78.1195.

Press Release Summary:

Nov 28, 2016 -

NEMA revises electric lamps safety standards ANSI C78.1195 which is adopted by ANSI ASC C78 as a nationally acknowledged international standard. Revision of IEC 61195, ed2.2 (2014-09) includes deviations for clauses 2 and 3.

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Original Press Release

ANSI C78 Committee Revises ANSI C78.1195 American National Standard for Electric Lamps-Double-Capped Fluorescent Lamps-Safety Specifications

Press release date: Nov 08, 2016

Today, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C78 revised ANSI C78.1195 American National Standard for Electric Lamps-Double-Capped Fluorescent Lamps-Safety Specifications. Adopted by ANSI ASC C78 as a nationally acknowledged international standard, this revision of IEC 61195, ed2.2 (2014-09) includes deviations for clauses 2 and 3.

NEMA’s Lighting Systems Division, as secretariat of ANSI’s ASC C78 for Electric Lamps, is looking for industry experts in the User and General Interest categories to participate in standards development activities. Contact NEMA at nemalighting@nema.org if you are interested. Please indicate your interest category and your area of expertise.

ANSI C78.1195-2016 can be purchased in hard copy or as an electronic download for $50 on the NEMA website. Press contact: Tracy Cullen 703-841-3282 press@nema.org.

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