Navigating Regulatory Landscapes

Navigating Regulatory Landscapes: The crucial role of product compliance folders in the Australian and New Zealand markets.
In the dynamic landscape of electrical, radiocommunication and telecommunication equipment, adherence to regulatory standards stands as a cornerstone for both manufacturers and importers. Central to this commitment is the establishment and upkeep of a robust product compliance folder.

Button and coin batteries

Button and coin batteries Button and coin batteries The Australian Government has introduced four mandatory standards to reduce the risk of death and injury associated with the use of button and coin batteries. The standards apply to both button cell and coin cell batteries, and to the products that include them. Button/coin batteries are flat,…

Changes to requirements for telecommunications products

Changes to requirements for telecommunications products We’re here to update you on standard AS/CA S008:2020, which has just been announced by the Communications Alliance. While the regulatory standard remains the same  — Telecommunications Technical Standard (Requirements for customer cabling products – AS/CA S008), the 2020 version brings updated requirements. Here’s what you need to know.…

Changes to be made to RCM requirements

Changes to be made to RCM requirements An amendment has been made to AS/NZS 4417.2 “Regulatory compliance mark for electrical and electronic equipment, Part 2: Specific requirements for particular regulatory applications”. This amendment affects the risk classification and certification requirements for some devices listed below, with several increasing from level 2 to level 3 risk.…

Will COVID-19 affect your testing?

Will COVID-19 affect your testing? Coronavirus (COVID-19) has disrupted supply chains and manufacturing around the world. So how can you limit delays to product sales in Australia? As of today, Comtest Labs is operating as normal in line with restrictions on spaces with large gatherings. The potential for delays in Comtest (as well as other…