1.1 This Standard specifies the requirements for 600 V single-conductor, thermoplastic-insulated wires and cables, for use as follows:
a) In Canada, in accordance with CSA C22.1, Canadian Electrical Code (CE Code), Part I;
b) In Mexico, in accordance with NOM-001-SEDE, Standard for Electrical Installations; and
c) In the United States, in accordance with ANSI/NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC).
Note: See Annex A for the complete list of wire types and voltage ratings covered by this Standard and the specific electrical codes for which they are intended.
1.2 This Standard also specifies the requirements for submersible-pump cables, with or without jackets (see Section 7). No type-letter designations are assigned to these cables.
1.3 In Mexico, the requirements for multiple-conductor thermoplastic-insulated and -jacketed cables rated 600 V are specified in Annex B.
In Canada and the United States, requirements for multiple-conductor thermoplastic-insulated and -jacketed cables are covered in other standards.
1.4 Products for which this Standard provides requirements might have applications not described in the electrical codes listed in Clause 1.