SNZ - AS/NZS 3105
Approval and test specification - Electrical portable outlet devices
|Publication Date:||27 September 2012|
This Standard specifies essential safety requirements for electrical portable outlet devices (EPODs) primarily intended for household and similar use at low voltage and having an outlet facility or facilities in the form of socket outlets or cord extension sockets or connectors. EPODs may include control and conditioning functions as defined in Clause 4.1.
They are intended for use in readily accessible locations and not for permanent installation.
Cord extension sets which incorporate an integral reeling or coiling device are within the scope of this standard.
Plugs within the scope of AS/NZS 3112, cord extension sockets within the scope of AS/NZS 3120, socket-outlet adaptors within the scope of AS/NZS 3122 that incorporate control or conditioning functions and cord extension sets within the scope of AS/NZS 3199 that incorporate control or conditioning functions, are within the scope of this Standard. In these cases, the term 'EPOD' in this Standard is to be taken to mean the 'plug' or 'cord extension socket', 'socket-outlet adaptor' or 'cord extension set' respectively.
This Standard does not apply to the following:
(a) Cord extension sets, within the scope of AS/NZS 3199.
(b) Portable residual current devices, within the scope of AS/NZS 3190.
(c) Socket-outlet adaptors, within the scope of AS/NZS 3122.
(d) Electric inspection handlamps, within the scope of AS/NZS 60598.2.8.
(e) Portable devices incorporating voltage transformation within the scope of AS/NZS 61558 (series).
(f) Appliance connectors incorporating control facilities within the scope of AS/NZS 60320.1.
NOTE: Thermostats and energy regulators of the self-contained type that are intended for independent mounting are within the scope of AS/NZS 3161.