Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, are battery-powered devices with liquid-filled cartridges that, when heated, create an inhalable mist. The liquid is flavoured to taste like tobacco, menthol or other more exotic flavours – such as various fruits, mint or chocolate – and may or may not contain nicotine.
In accordance with AS/NZS 4417.2 Amendment 2 some new products will require certification from 29 January 2017. For a complete list of these products refer to ERAC.
Air-conditioners incorporating flammable refrigerant are now Level 3.
Air-conditioners incorporating non-flammable or low flammable are Level 2.
Risk Levels for Electrical Products, refer the table below:-
Recent training sessions conducted for Australian Regulatory Compliance to Xylem Water Solutions Australia and DNA Connect.
Xylem Water Solutions Australia – training in compliance for Industrial Pumps. Xylem Water Solutions Australia
DNA Connect – training in compliance for RF and Telecom devices. DNA Connect
More than 20,000 shoppers complained to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission about consumer guarantees in 2016, with more than a quarter reporting problems returning electronics and whitegoods to retailers.
As the Christmas period ends and Boxing Day sales wind down, the ACCC is reminding shoppers they have automatic guarantee rights that a product will work for a reasonable period of time under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).
“We are concerned that businesses continue to misrepresent the rights of consumers when they try to return a faulty product,” ACCC Acting Chair Dr Michael Schaper said.