AS NZS 4417.2 PDF


Visit our website and learn more about AS/NZS standards. AS/NZS Regulatory compliance mark for electrical and electronic equipment – Specific requirements for particular regulatory requirements. Shown in the AS/NZS as the relevant standard that can be readily applied to the equipment type or;; Is accepted by the electrical safety regulator as a.

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Section 57 of the Act does not provide ESV with an exemption power however; ESV will not immediately strictly enforce the new requirements against jzs or suppliers of DC isolators. It is understood that electrical regulators will continue to accept such marking for a period, in parallel with the use of the RCM. The Standard was prepared in response to a proposal from the Electrical Regulatory Authorities Coordinating Committee.

Solar Accreditation – Update: Prescribed electrical equipment – DC isolators

These regulations are undergoing a transition both in the means by which compliance is demonstrated, and in terms of harmonization between Australia and New Zealand. There are a number of ways for suppliers to get their product certified. This issue affects the installation of household solar power systems in some states and we are conscious that it needs to be addressed quickly. Installer Sign In Search Search for. If you have any queries or require any further information, you can contact ESV’s Electrical Equipment Safety team on 03and select option 2.

Ensure your DC Isolators are AS/NZS 4417.2 compliant!

Existing stock already in Australia prior 30th June is considered In-Scope level 1 and can continue being sold until 30 June provided the responsible supplier is registered. ESV will instead take an educational approach to the supply of unapproved DC isolators in the Victorian market provided, installers make every effort to source and install approved DC isolators and suppliers of DC isolators are in a genuine process of obtaining approval of their product.

After 30 June all products must comply with the requirements of In-Scope level 3. Products that have been certified and can ae supplied in Victoria can be found in the following register https: Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.


AU/NZ Electrical Equipment, Draft Standards for Comment

We have noted considerable confusion and frustration today within the solar industry regarding the issue of appropriately-certified DC isolators. For the latest information for Tasmania download their fact sheet.

Tasmania Refer to the updated information above. We are very conscious of the urgency of this matter and have been in contact with safety regulators and state Ministers today to call for a transition period of at least six months. Home Products DC isolators update. This standard sets out the kind of electrical articles that require approval. Western Australia Refer to the updated information above. For electrical nss that is required to be approved by regulators before being placed on the market declared articlesthere are specific regulatory requirements additional to the general requirements given in this Standard.

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data. The Clean Energy Council welcomes improvements to safety outcomes but we are concerned about the way this is being implemented in some states, and believe a longer transition period is required. There is currently one product listed as being approved and one product listed with aw voluntary certificate of suitability.

This Part of the Standard deals with the use of the Regulatory Compliance Mark to indicate that a piece of radio apparatus complies with the relevant radio apparatus regulations in Australia and New Zealand. The following draft standards are available for you to comment on.

Of particular importance to the industry, DC isolators will now be classified as a level 3 prescribed item. Consumer, Building and Occupational Services Opens in new window. Solar installations in NSW are not affected at this stage. To date, ESV has taken an educational approach to the supply of unapproved DC isolators into the Victorian market provided installers made every effort to source and install approved DC isolators, and that suppliers of DC isolators were in a genuine process of obtaining approval of their product.


It is an offence under section 57 of the Act to supply Level 3 or prescribed electrical equipment that has not been approved by ESV, another electrical safety state regulator or JAS-ANZ accredited third party certifier. To date in Australia, marking of products with the number of the certificate of approval or certificate of suitability has been the usual means of indicating compliance.

The requirements are now fully harmonized. By Admin July 16, The objective of this Standard is to provide a set of outcomes-oriented criteria for the safety of electrical equipment, primarily for use by electrical regulators in relation to products for which regulatory approval before sale is not required non-declared articles.

This part of the Standard deals with electrical safety regulations in Australia and New Zealand.

Victoria Refer to the updated information above. Description You are required to comply with this standard if you intend to sell electrical articles.

AS/NZS – Standards Australia

It also sets out the regulatory compliance mark that nxs be used to mark this approval. The closing date for comment on these draft standards is 7 September In some situations, this may be purely an administrative process however in other situations further technical documentation may be required.

If DC isolators are manufactured or imported in SA prior to 30 Junethey may be sold in SA for nzss period of up to 6 months after this date i. In most states, it is an offence to supply level 3 or prescribed electrical equipment without being approved by a state electrical safety regulator or a JAS-ANZ accredited third party 4147.2.

As such, existing stock can be sold out over the next 12 months.