Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS ISO 817:2016 Refrigerants - Designation and Safety Classification - Australian Government

Description

You may be required to comply with this code if you intend apply for a refrigerant air-conditioning (RAC) industry permit.

RAC industry permits include:

  • refrigerant handling licences
  • refrigerant trading authorisations
  • RAC equipment manufacturing authorisations
  • halon special permits
  • restricted refrigerant trading authorisations.

To be eligible for a permit you must demonstrate your knowledge of any standard relevant to work to be carried out under your permit. You must carry out any work under a permit in accordance with the relevant standard.

This standard specifies a simple means of referring to common refrigerants instead of using the chemical name, formula, or trade name. It also establishes a uniform system to be used in assigning the proper reference number and classification to refrigerants. The system for refrigerants classification is defined and physical data of common refrigerants listed.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 AG

Regulation(s) name

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995 AG

Administering agency

Department of the Environment and Energy

Australian Refrigeration Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Contact Officer, Head Office

Australian Refrigeration Council

Department of the Environment and Energy

Operating address: Level 1
818 Whitehorse Road
Box Hill
Victoria 3128
Mailing address: Locked Bag 3033
Box Hill
Victoria 3128
Email: enquire@arctick.org
Website: Australian Refrigeration Council (Opens in new window)