Medium risk product list

Products at a medium level of risk are referred to as declared medium risk articles that require a valid Supplier Declaration of Conformity (SDoC) prior to sale. This list contains categories, standards, and information on where products fall in the high and medium risk categories.

Below are the groups defining the description of Electrical and Electronic products that are listed as high or medium risk products.

Medium risk products require a Supplier Declaration of Conformity (SDoC) and supporting documentation before being sold or offered for sale. All products need to conform to Standards listed in Schedule 4(external link) of the Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2011(external link).

Read more about high risk products here.

Full definitions

Applicable standards – 1. Household and similar electrical appliances(external link)

Declared article Declared medium risk articles Declared high risk articles
Blanket 
Bread toaster
Clothes dryer
Cooking appliance - portable type
Dishwashing machine
Fan
Fence energiser
Battery-operated fence energiser  
Flexible heating pad    
Over blanket / duvet / wrap    
Electric hot water bottle    
Hair care appliance    
Hedge clipper    
Immersion heater    
Insect electrocutor    
Iron    
Kitchen machine    
Lawn care appliance  
Liquid heating appliance    
Massage appliance    
Microwave oven    
Range    
Range hood    
Razor / hair clipper    
Refrigerating appliance    
Room heater    
Sewing machine    
Soldering iron    
Swimming pool or spa equipment    
Therapeutic lamp    
Appliance for skin exposure to ultraviolet radiation    
Vacuum cleaner    
Washing machine  
Water bed heater    
Water heater    
Drive for garage doors for residential use    
Drive for horizontally and vertically moving gates, doors and windows for household or similar purposes    
Glue gun    

Air conditioner
Incorporating flammable refrigerant

   
Air conditioner
Incorporating non-flammable or low-flammable refrigerant
   

Full definitions

Applicable standards – 11. Lighting fittings(external link), 12. lamp control gear(external link), 13. Lamps(external link)

Declared article

Declared medium risk articles

Declared high risk articles

Decorative lighting outfit
Fluorescent lamp ballast  
Fluorescent lamp starter  
Inspection handlamp
Light fitting  
Extra low-voltage light fitting  
Luminaire - portable type
Simple portable luminaire
Nightlight – mains socket-outlet mounted  

Full definitions

Applicable standards – 4. Electric wires and cables(external link)

Declared article Declared medium risk articles Declared high risk articles
Supply flexible cord
Building wiring cables  

Full definitions

Applicable standards – 14. Power transformers, power supplies, reactors, and similar products(external link), 8. Audio and video products(external link), 9. Information technology equipment(external link)

Declared article Declared medium risk article Declared high risk article
Power supply or charger
Power supply or charger for charging of a self-balancing personal transport device

Full definitions

Applicable standards – 5. Switches for circuits, installation protective devices, and connection devices(external link)

Declared article Declared medium risk articles Declared high risk articles
Wall switch
Plug
Socket-outlet
Outlet device
Cord extension socket
Appliance connector
Control or conditioning device  
Bayonet lampholder  
Bayonet lampholder adaptor
Edison screw lampholder  
Cord-line switch
Cord extension set  
Touch dimmer  
Residual current device (RCD)
Miniature over current circuit breaker
DC isolator  
In-cable control and protection device  

Full definitions

Applicable standards – 6. Hand-held motor-operated electric tools(external link)

Declared article Declared medium risk articles Declared high risk articles
Tool - portable type

Battery-operated tool

– portable type
 

Applicable standards – 2. Other electrical appliances(external link)

Declared article Declared medium risk articles Declared high risk articles
Electrically operated toy  

Full definitions

Applicable standards – 7. Electric welding machines(external link)

Declared article Declared medium risk articles Declared high risk articles
Arc welding machine

Applicable standards – 8. Audio and video products(external link), 9. Information technology equipment(external link)

Declared article Declared medium risk articles Declared high risk articles
Lithium–ion / polymer battery  

Declared article Declared medium risk articles Declared high risk articles
A device that is a battery-powered self-balancing personal transport device  

Applicable standards – 3. Low voltage electrical apparatus(external link)

Declared articles Declared medium risk articles Declared high risk articles
D.C. Electric Vehicle Charging Station  
Cable Assembly for Electric Vehicle Charging  
A.C. Electric Vehicle Charging Station  
Vehicle Adaptor  

Notes:

A medium risk product is assessed as having a lower risk factor compared to ‘high risk’ products.  This means that the regulatory intervention is less intensive.