Unsafe Goods Notice: Hot Water Bottles

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The Minister of Consumer Affairs has gazetted the new Unsafe Goods (Hot Water Bottles) Notice 2015.  This Notice came into effect 18 June 2015. The previous hot water bottles notice has been revoked. The new Notice ADDS  BS1970:2012 to the cited standards to which hot water bottles may be tested. The new Notice also allows an exemption from testing compliance with Clause 8.1 of BS1970:2012, but makes explicit that all other tests and criteria specified in the standard must be met for the hot water bottle’s design type.

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Issue: 
19 June 2015

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