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SAA Certification

SAA Certification


Standard Australia International Limited (Standards Australia International Limited) is the only Australian standard certification agency. The agency was established in 1922, was the name for the Commonwealth of Australia Engineering Standards Association, 1929 renamed the Standards Association of Australia. With the continuous development of business, in 1990 an increase of Quality Assurance Services Pty Ltd (Quality Assurance Services Pty Ltd.1999), the agency abandoned property association the company registration form, so far.

The Standard Australia International Limited is relatively neutral in the government and users.1988 it with the federal government signed a memorandum of understanding, clear the independence and authority of Australia. The company is headquartered in Sydney, with offices in the States, a total of more than 500 employees, and in India, Indonesia and New Zealand branches.

Whether imported or assembled locally in Australia, before entering the Australian market, first of all through the Standard Australia International Limited certification. Different electrical products to do different product quality certification


All electrical products should have safety certification (SAA). The inspection agency through the destructive test of electrical appliances, check the safety and reliability of electric appliances, such as under the condition of high temperature, uninterrupted use of overload electrical appliances, security check appliances of washing machine. The appearance of water leakage test, check whether leakage. Non normal use of electrical sockets, see if there are hidden dangers and so on.


Electrical products into the Australian market must comply with local safety regulations, namely the industry often face SAA certification. Due to Australia and New Zealand's mutual recognition agreement, all Australian certified products, can smoothly enter the New Zealand market sales.


There are two main types of SAA logo, is a form of recognition, is a standard form. Mark certification is only for sample charge, while the standard symbol is the need for each factory audit. At present there are two ways to apply for SAA certification, is through a CB test report, if there is no CB test report you can also apply directly.


SAA certified product range

1, control electrical appliances:

Control of electric appliances mandatory must obtain the approval certificate issued by the monitoring department (certificateofapproval), and the marking (must play the Shanghai. ISBN) it should be noted that the certification program only for safety and non performance or quality, unless the security related. The first letter of the certificate number shows the certificate issued by the state or which area.

Such as:

Q91610 (Queensland)

W2015 (Western, Australia, Western Australia)

N10422 (New, South, Wales, New South Wales)


2, non controlled electrical appliances:

Non regulated products although not mandatory certification, but its safety by the vendor / manufacturer responsibility, may voluntarily apply for certification. The monitoring department will meet the standard requirements of the products issued by the certificate of compliance (CertificateofSuitability). With the certificate of electrical products to make Shanghai made up the final certificate number, letters show the certificate which issued by state or territory,

Such as:

CS/431/Q (Queensland)

CS/108/N (New South Wales)



RCM sign:

At present, Australia and New Zealand are introduced into RCM (Regulatory Compliance Mark) markers, to achieve uniform identification of electrical products, the sign is with regulators in Australia and New Zealand trademark, said the product at the same time comply with safety regulations and EMC requirements, is not mandatory. In the products to achieve safety certification and EMC registration, through supervision the safety certification authority or "RCM Registrar" (Standards Australia) for the use of the RCM mark.

SAIGLOBAL signs: product safety signs issued by SAI (formerly SAI), which are non mandatory, require factory inspection, and so on


The energy requirements apply to the following household electrical appliances:

Refrigerators and refrigerators (test standard: AS/NZS44741.1, AS/NZS4474.2)

Washing machine (test standard: AS/NZS2040.1, AS/NZS2040.2)

Dryer (test standard: AS/NZS2442.1, AS/NZS2442.2)

Dishwasher (test standard: AS/NZS2007.1, AS/NZS2007.2)

One way home air conditioning (test standard: AS/NZS3823.1.1, AS/NZS3823.1.2, AS/NZS3823.2, AS/NZS3823.3) the applicant must submit the application form to the monitoring mechanism with the correct and complete test report and label samples. The test report must be issued by the accredited laboratory, from the date of issuance is valid for three years


SAA certification process

1, fill in the application form

2, product delivery test

3, the product rectification (when the test failed)

4, issue a report

5 report evaluation

6, issue a certificate

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