This information is for importers, manufacturers and retailers (including online retailers) of household electrical appliances and accessories.
New regulations for LED lamps
From 30 June 2018 all mains voltage (ie 240Va.c. rated) self-ballasted LED lamps must be certified, marked and approved in accordance with the Electrical Equipment Safety System before being sold in Tasmania.
Who do these changes apply to?
- Product sellers
What do I do with old stock?
Existing non-approved stocks held by retail and wholesale suppliers in Tasmania may be 'grandfathered' and continue to be sold until sold out.
New stock arriving in Tasmania from 30 June 2018
- Must comply with Part 4 of the Electricity Industry Safety and Administration Act 1997
Before sale, all new electrical articles (defined in Australian Standard AS/NZS 4417.2—2012 Regulatory compliance mark for electrical and electronic equipment) must:
- be approved
- be marked to indicate approval and
- comply with any relevant electrical safety standard
Regulatory Compliance Mark (RCM)
Retailers and consumers must make sure the electrical appliance is marked, for example with the Regulatory Compliance Mark (RCM), to indicate approval for sale.
Regulators and certifiers
If you are a manufacturer or importer of the following electrical articles you need to apply to a Government electrical regulator or private certifier for a Certificate of Approval/Compliance.
If you are a retailer, you need to ensure the electrical article is marked to indicate approval for sale.
Electrical articles required to be approved and marked
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