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Comment Sought on Draft Standards

September 2, 2019

Department of Trade and Industry

2 September 2019

Draft standards have been published for comment.

The trade and industry department published the proposed standards in Government Gazette 42669 in terms of the Standards Act.

Draft standards include medical gloves for single use part 4: requirements and testing for shelf life determination; plugs, socket-outlets, vehicle connectors and vehicle inlets – conductive charging of electric vehicles part 2 and 3; photovoltaic system performance – part 1: monitoring and gaseous fire-extinguishing systems – physical properties and system design part 9: HFC 227ea extinguishant.

Comment is also sought on draft amendments of existing standards.

Draft amendments include electric cables – impregnated paper-insulated metal-sheathed cables for rated voltages 3,3/3,3 kV to 19/33 kV (excluding pressure assisted cables); precast concrete manhole sections and components; biologically enhanced cleaning and degreasing products and small power distribution units (ready-boards) for single-phase 230 V service connections.

New standards and withdrawn standards are also listed.