New Standard/ Amendment Publications

AS 2118.2:2021

Automatic fire sprinkler systems – Wall wetting sprinkler systems
New Edition; Published on 25 June 2021
Supersedes AS 2118.2-2010
FYI only.

Applicable upon publication

AS/NZS 3002:2021

Electrical installations – Shows, carnivals and events
New Edition; Published on 25 June 2021
Supersedes AS/NZS 3002:2008
FYI only.

Applicable upon publication

AS/NZS 4234:2021

Heated water systems – Calculation of energy consumption
New Edition; Published on 25 June 2021
Supersedes AS/NZS 4234:2008
FYI only.

Applicable upon publication

AS ISO 7240.3:2021

Fire detection and alarm systems – Audible alarm devices
New edition; Published on 02 July 2021
FYI only

AS 7240.13:2021

Fire detection and alarm systems – Compatibility assessment of system components (ISO 7240-13:2018 (ED.2.0) MOD)
New edition; Published on 02 July 2021
FYI only

AS ISO 7240.17:2021

Fire detection and fire alarm systems – Transmission path isolators

New edition; Published on 02 July 2021
FYI only

AS/NZS 60335.2.23: 2017 Amendment 2

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2.23: Particular requirements for appliances for skin or hair care
Amendment 2; Published on 25 June 2021
AS/NZS Variation only –  Australian requirements only.

  • Minor editorial changes to hand-held hair dryer cord tag warning label clause numbering – adopting “AZ” as national differences indication;

Applicable upon publication.

AS/NZS 60335.2.35: 2013 Amendment 2

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2.35: Particular requirements for instantaneous water heaters
Amendment 2; Published on 25 June 2021
Identical adoption of IEC 60335-2-35 Ed 5 A2.

  • Added accessible surface temperature requirement (Cl 11.8)

Date of application: 25 June 2023

AS/NZS 60335.2.81: 2015 Amendment 3

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2.81: Particular requirements for foot warmers and heating mats
Amendment 3; Published on 25 June 2021
Identical adoption of IEC 60335-2-81 Ed 3 A2.

  • Clarifies the orientation of foot warmer during IP test. (Cl 15.1.2)
  • Clarifies coupler connections should fully comply with IEC 60320-1 except the relevant Standard for the connectors is IEC 60320-3
  • Additional pressure test on connectors of resilient plastic material. (cl 30.1)

Date of application: 25 June 2023

AS/NZS 60335.2.82: 2018 Amendment 1

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2.82: Particular requirements for amusement machines and personal service machines
Amendment 1; Published on 25 June 2021
Identical adoption of IEC 60335-2-82 Ed 3 A1.

  • Replace “saline solution” with “spillage solution”. (Aligning with part 1 Standard – cl 15.2)

Date of application: 25 June 2023

AS/NZS 60745.1:2009 Amendment 1

Hand-held motor-operated electric Tools – Safety – Part 1: General requirements
Amendment 1; Published on 25 June 2021
AS/NZS Variation only.

  • NZ appliance marking must include 230 V in the input rating (appliances marked with a rated input voltage of 240 V only will not meet requirements of NZ clause 8.1).

Applicable upon publication.

AS/NZS 62841.1:2015 Amendment 2

Electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery – Safety – Part 1: General requirements
Amendment 2; Published on 25 June 2021
AS/NZS Variation only.

  • NZ appliance marking must include 230 V in the input rating (appliances marked with a rated input voltage of 240 V only will not meet requirements of NZ clause 8.1).

Applicable upon publication.

AS/NZS 62841.2.3:2021

Electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery – Safety – Part 2.3: Particular requirements for hand-held grinders, disc-type polishers and disc-type sanders
New Edition; Published on 25 June 2021
Supersedes AS/NZS 60745.2.3:2011
Identical adoption of IEC 62841-2-3 Ed 1.

Date of application: 25 June 2024

AS/NZS 62841.2.6:2021

Electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery – Safety – Part 2.6: Particular requirements for hand-held hammers
New Edition; Published on 25 June 2021
Supersedes AS/NZS 60745.2.6:2009
Identical adoption of IEC 62841-2-6 Ed 1.

Date of application: 25 June 2024

AS/NZS 62841.3.7:2021

Electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery – Safety – Part 2.6: Part 3.7: Particular requirements for transportable wall saws
New Edition; Published on 25 June 2021
Identical adoption of IEC 62841-3-7 Ed 1.

  • New edition.

Applicable upon publication.

AS/NZS 61058.1:2020 Amd 1:2021

Switches for appliances x General requirements (IEC 61058-1:2016 (ED. 4.0) MOD)
Amendment 1; Published on 25 June 2021

  • Replace “AS/NZS IEC 61058-1-1” with “AS/NZS 61058.1.1”.
  • Replace “AS/NZS IEC 61058-1-2” with “AS/NZS 61058.1.2”.

Applicable upon publication.

AS/NZS 61058.1.1:2021

Switches for appliances Requirements for mechanical switches (IEC 61058-1-1:2016 (ED.1.0) MOD)
New Edition; Published on 25 June 2021
Modified adoption of IEC 61058-1-1:2016.
FYI only.

Applicable upon publication

AS/NZS 61058.1.2:2021

Switches for appliances Requirements for electronic switches (IEC 61058-1-2:2016 (ED.1.0) MOD)
New Edition; Published on 25 June 2021
Modified adoption of IEC 61058-1-2:2016.
FYI only.

Applicable upon publication

Standard/ Amendment Published but Pending Application

The following standards have an application date within the next 6 months

AS/NZS 3199:2020
Approval and test specification – Cord extension sets
New Edition; Published on 24 January 2020
Supersedes AS/NZS 3199:2007

  • Added additional standards (AS/NZS 60227.5 and AS/NZS 60245.4) for flexible cords (in addition to AS/NZS 3191),
  • Warning requirement for caravan inlets been removed (was in clause 6.3 (b) )
  • Flexing test, attachment of sheath, attachment of insulated cores and attachment of conductor now refers to AS/NZS 3112 for the test methods (previously were contained within AS/NZS 3199).
  • Overtemperature protection (abnormal operation) now refers to AS/NZS 3105 for the test methods (previously was contained within AS/NZS 3199).

Date of application: 24 January 2022

AS/NZS 4417.2:2020

Regulatory compliance mark for electrical and electronic equipment – Specific requirements for particular regulatory applications
New edition; Published on 18 December 2020

  • Clarified definition for portable for B.2.12 Control or conditioning device now includes equipment for permanent installation but manifestly complete with cord and plug (i.e. fixing the equipment to a wall or table does not exclude it from scope).
  • Correction to include festoon lighting  as a “lighting chain” in B.2.17 decorative lighting outfit.
  • Regulatory definition for B.2.23 Fan now includes Duct fans.
  • Added 2 new regulatory definitions and classification of equipment for “socket-outlet with supply flexible cord” (B.2.61) and “submersible pump” (B.2.63). These two new classification will be listed as level 3 for risk classification. Numbering changes for subsequent regulatory categories.
  • New Zealand definitions removed and reference now made directly to the NZ regulatory notices.

Date of application: 18 December 2021

AS/NZS 60335.2.8:2013 Amendment 2

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2.8: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances
Amendment 2; Published on 05 December 2019
Identical adoption of IEC 60335-2-8 Ed 6 Amendment 2

  • Relaxation on the temperature limit for parts of hair clippers or trimmers’ that may contact hair or skin for short periods of time (handles held for short periods in normal use).
  • Relaxation in stability and addition of alternative tests for SELV constructions (Cl 20.1).
  • Added drop test requirement for hand-held parts (cl 21.101).

Date of application: 06 December 2021

AS/NZS 60335.2.15:2019

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2.15: Particular requirements for appliances for heating liquids
New edition; Published on 05 December 2019
Supersedes AS/NZS 60335.2.15:2013
Modified adoption of IEC 60335-2-15 Ed.6.2

  • Additional warning statement for feeding bottle heaters.
  • Revise cl 19.101 kettle abnormal test by adding electric strength assessment.
  • Revise cl 22.110 to include feeding-bottle heaters with a control to set a pre-determined temperature or time.
  • Clarify that all self-resetting thermal cut-outs in the appliance are by-passed during clause 19.4 assessment (unless they are a kettle or a fixed water boilers)

Date of application: 06 December 2021

AS/NZS 60335.2.43:2018

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2.43: Particular requirements for clothes dryers and towel rails
New edition; Published on 30 November 2018
Supersedes AS/NZS 60335.2.43:2005
Identical adoption of IEC 60335-2-43 Ed 4.0

  • Additional requirements for clothes dryers intended for drying footwear or gloves

Date of application: 30 November 2021

AS/NZS 60335.2.58:2018

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2.58: Particular requirements for commercial electric dishwashing machines
New edition; Published on 30 November 2018
Supersedes AS/NZS 60335.2.58:2015
Identical adoption of IEC 60335-2-58 Ed 4.0

  • Clarification for vertical-lift doors and without a counterbalance system (cl 20.103 and 20.104)

Date of application: 30 November 2021

AS/NZS 60335.2.60:2018

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2.60: Particular requirements for whirlpool baths and whirlpool spas
New edition; Published on 30 November 2018
Supersedes AS/NZS 60335.2.60:2006
Modified adoption of IEC 60335-2-60 Ed 4.0

  • Additional requirements for transportable whirlpool spas (all metal in contact with water shall be resistance to corrosion and connected to protective earth, heating element in contact with water shall be double insulation, must be fitted with supply plug and cord. The cord shall be at least 5 m length and not lighter than rubber sheathed cord.

Date of application: 30 November 2021

AS/NZS 60335.2.71:2018

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2.71: Particular requirements for electrical heating appliances for breeding and rearing animals
New edition; Published on 30 November 2018
Supersedes AS/NZS 60335.2.71:2002
Identical adoption of IEC 60335-2-71 Ed 3.0

  • Added colour requirement for symbols.

Date of application: 30 November 2021

AS/NZS 60335.2.78:2019

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2.78: Particular requirements for outdoor barbecues
New edition; Published on 05 December 2019
Supersedes AS/NZS 60335.2.78:2005
Modified adoption of IEC 60335-2-78 Ed.2.2

  • Additional requirement for external accessible surfaces temperature (cl 7, 11)

Date of application: 06 December 2021

AS/NZS 60335.2.82:2018

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2.82: Particular requirements for amusement machines and personal service machines
New edition; Published on 30 November 2018
Supersedes AS/NZS 60335.2.82:2015
Identical adoption of IEC 60335-2-82 Ed.3

  • Clarification that amusement machines can be shaped or decorated like a toy (previously limited to “kiddie rides” – clause 22.44)

Date of application: 30 November 2021

AS/NZS 60335.2.102:2018

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2.102: Particular requirements for gas, oil and solid-fuel burning appliances having electrical connections
New edition; Published on 30 November 2018
Supersedes AS/NZS 60335.2.102:2013
Modified adoption of IEC 60335-2-102 Ed.2.0

  • A spillage test is introduced for appliances that have a flat surface on which a cup may be placed (15.101)

Date of application: 30 November 2021

AS/NZS 60335.2.114:2018

Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2.114: Particular requirements for self-balancing personal transport devices for use with batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes
New edition; Published on 30 November 2018
Supersedes AS/NZS 60335.2.201:2016
Identical adoption of IEC 60335-2-114 Ed.1.0
This standard originated from Australia as AS/NZS 60335.2.201 and some changes were made during the IEC adoption process including:

  • Additional requirements for batteries
  • Charging circuits
  • IP5X requirements for outdoor use and enhanced software evaluation where software is relied up on for safety.

Date of application: 30 November 2021

AS/NZS 60598.1:2017 Amendment 2

Luminaires – General requirements and tests (IEC 60598-1, Ed. 8.0 (2014)
Amendment 1; Published on 26 November 2020
AS/NZS Variation only

  • Additional cord tag warning requirement for luminaires intended to be fixed to the wall and supplied with a plug and cord
  • Allowed two independent movements to be applied simultaneously to open the compartment for battery removal. (cl 4.101)
  • Modify references to metal oxide varistor. (Cl 4.32)
  • Added overvoltage protective devices and controlgear that conforms with IEC 61347 to be disconnected during insulation resistance and electric strength test. (Cl 10.2)
  • Correction to needle flame test requirement

Date of application: 27 November 2021

AS/NZS 61558.1 : 2018

Safety of power transformers, power supplies, reactors and similar products – Part 1: General requirements and tests
New edition; Published on 30 November 2018
Supersedes AS/NZS 61558.1:2008
Modified adoption of IEC 61558-1 Ed.3

  • Added assessment on fully insulated winding wires (FIW):
  • New symbols (altitude above 3000 m and plug pins) marking requirements added.
  • Alternative test methods may be used for loading tests (“Simulated load” and “back to back method”)
  • Additional vibration tests for transformers used in vehicles and railway applications.
  • Additional requirements for toroidal core constructions (Cl 19.12.3)
  • Creepage and clearance requirements referenced to over-voltage categories in addition to pollution degrees.

Date of application: 30 November 2021

AS/NZS 62841.2.17 : 2018

Electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery – Safety – Part 2.17: Particular requirements for hand-held routers
New edition; Published on 30 November 2018
Supersedes AS/NZS 60745.2.17:2011
Identical text adoption of IEC 62841-3-17 Ed.1
FYI

Date of application: 30 November 2021

AS/NZS 62841.4.1 : 2018

Electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery – Safety – Part 4.1: Particular requirements for chain saws
New edition; Published on 30 November 2018
Supersedes AS/NZS 60745.2.13:2010
Identical text adoption of IEC 62841-4-1 Ed.1
FYI

Date of application: 30 November 2021

AS/NZS 62841.4.2 : 2018

Electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery – Safety – Part 4.2: Particular requirements for hedge trimmers
New edition; Published on 30 November 2018
Supersedes AS/NZS 60745.2.15:2010
Identical text adoption of IEC 62841-4-2 Ed.1
FYI

Date of application: 30 November 2021

Draft Standards / Amendments

DR AS/NZS CISPR 14.1:2021

Electromagnetic compatibility – Requirements for household appliances, electric tools and similar apparatus, Part 1: Emission
FYI only.

Closing date for comments: 2021-09-09.

DR AS/NZS CISPR 14.2:2021

Electromagnetic compatibility – Requirements for household appliances, electric tools and similar apparatus, Part 2: Immunity – Product family standard
FYI only.

Closing date for comments: 2021-09-09.

DR AS/NZS CISPR 16.1.4:2020 Amendment 1:2021

Specification for radio disturbance and immunity measuring apparatus and methods, Part 1.4: Radio disturbance and immunity measuring apparatus – Antennas and test sites for radiated disturbance measurements
FYI only.

Closing date for comments: 2021-09-09.

DR AS/NZS CISPR 16.4.4:2012 Amendment 1:2021

Specification for radio disturbance and immunity measuring apparatus and methods, Part 4.4: Uncertainties, statistics and limit modelling – Statistics of complaints and a model for the calculation of limits for the protection of radio
FYI only.

Closing date for comments: 2021-09-09.

DR AS/NZS CISPR 36:2021

Electric and hybrid electric road vehicles – Radio disturbance characteristics – Limits and methods of measurement for the protection of off-board receivers below 30 MHz
FYI only.

Closing date for comments: 2021-09-09.

DR AS/NZS 3019:2021

Electrical installations – Periodic assessment
FYI only.

Closing date for comments: 2021-09-02.

DR AS/NZS 3122:2021

Approval and test specification – Socket-outlet adaptors

  • Editorial renumbering of all clauses,
  • References to AS/NZS 60884.1 removed,
  • Additional “prohibited feature” -socket outlet adaptors shall not (l) have more than one integral plug portion,
  • Additional clarification/requirements for materials used for terminals, internal connections, pins and contacts (clause 8.1 and 9.1),
  • Additional clarification regarding overlapping aperture sets in travel adaptors.

Closing date for comments: 2021-09-14

DR AS/NZS 3760:2021

In-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment
FYI only.

Closing date for comments: 2021-08-23.

DR AS/NZS 4268:2017 Amendment 1

Radio equipment and systems – Short range devices – Limits and methods of measurement
FYI only.

Closing date for comments 2021-09-01

DR AS/NZS 60670.1:2021

Boxes and enclosures for electrical accessories for household and similar fixed electrical installations, Part 1: General requirements
FYI only.

Closing date for comments: 2021-09-09.

DR AS/NZS IEC 60670.21:2012 Amendment 1:2021

Boxes and enclosures for electrical accessories for household and similar fixed electrical installations, Part 21: Particular requirements for boxes and enclosures with provision for suspension means
FYI only.

Closing date for comments: 2021-09-08.

DR AS/NZS IEC 60670.22:2012 Amd 1:2021

Boxes and enclosures for electrical accessories for household and similar fixed electrical installations, Part 22: Particular requirements for connecting boxes and enclosures
FYI only.

Closing date for comments: 2021-09-08.

DR AS/NZS IEC 60670.23:2012 Amd 1:2021

Boxes and enclosures for electrical accessories for household and similar fixed electrical installations, Part 23: Particular requirements for floor boxes and enclosures
FYI only.

Closing date for comments: 2021-09-08.

DR AS/NZS 60947.1:2021

Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear, Part 1: General rules
FYI only.

Closing date for comments: 2021-08-25.

DR AS/NZS IEC 61000.4.3:2021

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), Part 4-3 : Testing and measurement techniques – Radiated, radio-frequency, electromagnetic field immunity test
FYI only.

Closing date for comments: 2021-09-09.

DR AS/NZS 61000.6.3:2021

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), Part 6-3: Generic standards – Emission standard for equipment in residential environments
FYI only.

Closing date for comments: 2021-09-09.

DR AS/NZS 61000.6.8:2021

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), Part 6.8: Generic standards – Emission standard for professional equipment in commercial and light-industrial locations
FYI only.

Closing date for comments: 2021-09-09.