AS 1603.2-1990 Automatic Fire Detection and Alarm Systems - Point Type Smoke Detectors - Western Australia

Description

You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to manufacture a smoke detector containing Americium 241. A smoke detector is a device incorporated into a smoke alarm that responds to combustion products capable of affecting currents of ionisation within that device.

The radioactive substance Americium 241 is exempted from the provisions of the Act and Regulations provided it is used in a smoke detector which either complies with the requirements of this standard or Australian Standard AS 3786-1993.

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 is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Radiation Safety Act 1975 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Radiation Safety (General) Regulations 1983 Western Australia

Administering agency

Radiological Council

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

The Secretary

Radiological Council

Mailing address: 189 Royal Street
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: Locked Bag 2006
Nedlands
Western Australia 6009
Phone: 08 9222 2000
Email: radiation.health@health.wa.gov.au
Website: Radiological Council (Opens in new window)