Australian Compliance. (Last updated 23rd November 2015)
NEW Safety Compliance Registration: The NEW Standard which came into affect June 2015 must comply with Electrical safety Standard AS/NZS 60598.2.4 and AS/NZS 60598.1. ALL importers of Salt Luminaires must have the full certification in order to sell this appliance. The seller does not have to provide copies of the Certification, but they are obliged to confirm if they hold the certification when asked by a consumer or wholesale buyer. Failure to comply with the standard renders the “Importer” liable to prosecution not the wholesale buyer or end user.
The requirement for Safety Compliance of Salt Lamp Electrical Appliances (Salt Luminaire) in the Australian Market in Mandatory.
Salt Luminaires MUST be supplied with C-Tick Certification to Australian Standards. This means they have been approved for use in Australia for fire and electrical safety.
Check for this logo
This logo must be shown on the Luminaire. If this logo is not shown on any Salt Lamp light fitting IT IS NOT compliant to Australian Standards.
Quality Marks – All 4 Labeling Codes Required.
There are also quality marks that are mandatory for Electrically Safe Salt Lamp Luminaires that must be stamped into the appliance and are as follows. If the appliance is correctly certified it will have ALL of these Quality Marks:
(Please Note: White cable parts shown for easier viewing. Black cable only supplied.)
Globe Holder – Must show the code SAA131709EA
Wire code must show: N20050
Switch must show: V98006 – (*CE marks are not necessarily compliant in Australia)
Plug must show: NSW21404 – An “Earth” connector IS NOT required for a simple Luminaire.
*The CE Mark is a European Standard and is not sufficient in the Australian market place.
WHOLESALE SALT LAMPS AUSTRALIA & THE WAY OF THE LAMP ARE FULLY COMPLIANT TO THE NEW STANDARD.
Our Salt Lamp Electrical Appliance are compliant with Energy Safe Victoria, ACCC, ACMA and ERAC who are the governing bodies of electrical compliance and safety in Australia.
Our ERAC Responsible Supplier Number is: E2684.
WARNING: If you come across a Salt Lamp at a market stall, purchase online or a retail/wholesale outlet and the cable is not supplied with C-Tick certification (shown above) and ALL the Compliance Codes above it is possible that the Salt Lamp is not Australian Compliant and you should request a return for full refund or Evidence from the importer that they are fully complaint to the NEW standard. A written statement from the importer implying they are fully compliant is acceptable.
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