ACMA/RCM certification is different from other types of certification. As an Australian or a foreigner, you might be interested to jump into the AU marketplace.
What is RCM?
RCM is a mark labeled only on electrical equipment or EMC. It is an abbreviation of the Regulatory Compliance Mark symbol (RCM) which attempts to cover the electrical safeties. Therefore, all manufacturers and importers found in Australia must have the RCM logo mark on their product before they get their product in the Australian marketplace.
What are the main areas of RCM Testing?
Electronic products sold in New Zealand and the Australian marketplace must have the RCM mark or RCM compliant. Also, before they will release into the Australian marketplace, they must pass through the following RCM testing compliance:
Generally, all manufacturers and importers of electrical products situated in NZ and Australia need to be RCM certified and additionally have ACMA certification.
ACMA changes to safety standards for IT/AV goods
From February 2022, the new standard will replace IEC/AS/NZS 60950-1 for IT equipment, and evidently, will replace IEC/AS/NZS 60065-1 (for AV equipment). Following the standards IEC/AS/NZS 60950-1 (IT equipment) and IEC/AS/NZS 60065-1 (AV equipment) that had replaced by a single new standard, IEC/AS/NZS 62368-1. Last, this change by ACMA affects you if your products are sold in the EU, North America and Australia.
For more information please follow the links –
Regulatory Type Approval Introduction – Australia Homologation, market access regulatory guidance – READ
Australia requires additional marking for electrical products, in addition to the standard RCM – READ
Australia updates the Low Interference Potential Devices Class License 2015 – READ
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