Australian/New Zealand Certification Scheme for Explosion-protected electrical equipment Part 1

The scheme is based on MP 87.1:2008 Australian/New Zealand Certification Scheme for explosion-protected electrical equipment (ANZEx Scheme) - Product Certification Program - Basic rules and procedures.

The scheme contains the basic rules and procedures for managing, administering and operating the Product Certification Program under the Australian/New Zealand Certification Scheme (ANZEx Scheme) for explosion-protected electrical equipment. This program embraces certification of electrical equipment intended for use in explosive atmospheres and is proposed as the National Certification Scheme in Australia and New Zealand.

Applicant CABs will need to comply with MP 87.1:2008 Australian/New Zealand Certification Scheme for explosion-protected electrical equipment (ANZEx Scheme) - Product Certification Program - Basic rules and procedures.

As this is a product scheme, applicants also need to comply with ISO/IEC 17065:2012 – Conformity assessment - Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes and services.

Benefits

  • Enables certified suppliers of electrical equipment intended for use in explosive atmospheres to demonstrate that their products meet the industry benchmark and relevant regulatory requirements.

More information

An application pack, application form and other relevant material is not available on this site. These documents are available through our SharePoint portal. If you are a body that we currently accredit, you can access this information through the Shared CAB Portal. If you are a new applicant, please complete an application enquiry form. Once this form is submitted, the Secretariat will contact you to advise the next steps.  For other stakeholders, please submit your inquiry through the online feedback form.

MP 87.1:2008 is available from Standards Australia or Standards New Zealand.