Australian Standard AS 3786:2014 Smoke Alarms - Australian Government


You will need to comply with this standard if you manufacture or design smoke alarms.

This standard applies to smoke alarms intended for installation within residential accommodation where connection to fire control stations is not required.

This standard specifies requirements, test methods and functional criteria for smoke alarms that operate using scattered light, transmitted light or ionization, intended for household or similar residential applications.

Note that this standard has been updated and you will need to meet the requirements set out in AS 3786:2023 Smoke Alarms Using Scattered Light, Transmitted Light or Ionization.

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Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 2018 Australian Government

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Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency

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Licensing and Compliance

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