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ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Infrastructure and Asset Integrity
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Evaluation of environmental durability of assets and equipment
Public infrastructure equipment;
Effect of environmental exposure;
Cold; Damp heat; Dry heat; Humidity; Shock (impact); Temperature; Vibration;
BS EN 50125-3:2003 Sections 4.3, 4.4, 4.13;
BS EN 50155:2007 Sections 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.3;
IEC 61373:2010;
AS IEC 60068.2.6;
AS IEC 60068.2.30;
AS IEC 60068.2.78
Temperature in the range -70°C to +180°C;
Relative humidity in the range 5% to 97% RH between 5 °C and 70 °C
Vibration – broad band random, sinusoidal and transient (shock)


Measurement of sound levels in workplaces and the environment
Buildings and construction sites; Environments impacted by noise or vibration; Occupied spaces;
Community noise assessments; Habitability on passenger and merchant ships; Noise rating number; Occupational noise exposure level; Room acoustics - Reverberation time;
Microphone;
AS 1055.1 ; 
AS 1055.2 ; 
AS 1055.3
AS 2436 ; 
AS/NZS 2460 ; 
AS/NZS 1269 ; 
AS/NZS 2107 Clause 4 ; 
AS/NZS ISO 717.1 ; 
AS/NZS ISO 717.2 ; 
ISO 2923 ; 
ISO 3741 ; 
ISO 3741 : 1999 ;
ISO 3744 ; 
ISO 3746 ; 
MIL STD 740-1 ; 
State Environment Protection Policy No. N-1 (Control of Noise from Commerce, Industry and Trade)(SEPP N-1) ; 
State Environment Protection Policy No. N-2 (Control of Music Noise from Public Premises)(SEPP N-2) 
ISO 3741 over the frequency ranges :
- 63 Hz to 8 kHz in one third octave bands ;
- 63 Hz to 8 kHz in octave bands

Electrical machinery;
Sound pressure level;
Microphone;
AS 1081.2
Airborne noise measurements for 
AC and DC Generators;
Rotating electrical machinery

Industrial, earthmoving and agricultural vehicles; Rail bound traffic and infrastructure; Road traffic; Vessels in waterways and ports;
Sound pressure level;
Microphone;
AS 2012.1 ;
AS 2012.2 ; 
AS 2377 ; 
AS 2702 ; 
AS 1949 ;
ISO 3095 ; 
ISO 3381 ; 
Vicroads Traffic Noise Reduction Policy ;
Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) Noise Criteria Guideline (RMS NCG), April 2015 ;
Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) Noise Mitigation Guideline (RMS NMG), April 2015 ;
Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) Procedure - Preparing an Operational Traffic and Vibration Construction Noise and Vibration Assessment Report, RMS, December 2014
Airborne noise measurements
Vibration analysis - Equipment condition monitoring
Industrial machinery;
Steady state vibration; Transient vibration; Vibration analysis and diagnostics;
Not applicable;
ISO 10816-1:1995
ISO 20816
Vibration analysis - Vibration levels in workplaces and the environment
Buildings and construction sites; Environments impacted by noise or vibration; Vessels;
Ground borne vibration; Whole body vibration;
Geophone;
DIN 4150-3 : 1999
ISO 2631.2
in the range 10 Hz to 80 Hz 

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Manufactured Goods
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Acoustic performance evaluation of products
Motor vehicles, motor cycles and mopeds;
Sound pressure level;
Not applicable;
ADR 28/00;
ADR 28/01;
ADR 83/00

Building materials and elements of construction;
Noise rating number; Sound insulation;

AS ISO 140.4;
AS/NZS ISO 140.7;
AS/NZS 717.1
AS ISO 717.2

Compressor and prime mover units; Lawn mowers; Mixers; Power tools - Including pneumatic;
Sound pressure level;
Not applicable;
AS 2221.1;
AS 2221.2;
AS 3534;

Air conditioners and heat pumps; Air distribution products;
Sound pressure level;
Not applicable;
AS 2913 (Clause 3.2.5 only) ;
BS 4718 (Clauses 2.3 and 3 only) ;
BS 4856 Part 5 ;
ADC 1062 R4 ;
ARI 880 (Sound power components only) ;
ARI 885 (Sound power components only) ;
ARI 890 (Sound power components only) ;
ISO 3741 : 1999 ;
ISO 3741 ; 
AS 1217.2:1972 ;
AS 1217.2 ;
AS 1217.3:1972 ;
AS 1217.3 ;
AS 1277
Static and dynamic insertion loss and generated noise level of air distribution system silencers, fan coil units, unit heaters and unit coolers

ISO 3741 over the frequency ranges :
- 63 Hz to 8 kHz in one third octave bands ;
- 63 Hz to 8 kHz in octave bands
Electrical equipment approval and safety evaluation
Electrical cables, cords and conductors; Electrical plugs, sockets, lead assemblies and related components;
Electrical performance of electrical cables, cords and conductors; Electrical safety of electrical cables, cords and conductors;
Ageing; Bending; Combustion propagation; Compatibility; Conductor resistance; Contaminants; Current; Cutting; Density; Dielectric; Dimensions; Durability of markings; Electrical continuity; Flexing; Heating cycling; Heat shock; High voltage; Hot set; Ignitability; Immersion; Impact; Impulse voltage withstand; Insulation resistance; Load cycle; Mass; Partial discharge; Pressure testing; Sequence impedance; Shrinkage; Spark; Surface leakage; Temperature; Tensile strength; Vertical flame propagation; Voids; Voltage; Volume resistivity; Water absorption; Wrapping;
AS/NZS 3191
 AS/NZS 3808 - excluding the following tests:
 - Exudation of plasticizer
 - Acid and corrosive gas emission
 - Melt flow index
 - Carbon black content
 - Environmental stress crack resistance
AS/NZS 5000.1 (Working voltages up to and including 0.6/1 (1.2) kV)
AS/NZS 5000.2 (Working voltages up to and including 450/750 V)
AS/NZS 5000.3
AS/NZS 1125 (excluding clause 2.2)
AS/NZS 1660.1
AS/NZS 1660.2.1
AS/NZS 1660.2.2
AS/NZS 1660.2.3
AS/NZS 1660.3
AS/NZS 1660.4
AS/NZS 1660.5.6
 AS/NZS 3808 - excluding the following tests:
 - Exudation of plasticizer
 - Acid and corrosive gas emission
 - Melt flow index
 - Carbon black content
 - Environmental stress crack resistance
AS/NZS 5000.1 (Working voltages up to and including 0.6/1 (1.2) kV)AS/NZS 5000.2 (Working voltages up to and including 450/750 V)
AS/NZS 1125 (excluding clause 2.2)

Electrical appliances, coupling devices and accessories; Enclosures for electrical equipment;
Electrical safety;
Dimensional assessment including creepage and clearance; Electrical characteristics; Endurance and resistance to external conditions; Energy measurement; Fire hazard assessment; Firmware assessment; Function assessment including abnormal operation; Insulation and electrical protection measurement; Mechanical assessment; Temperature; Visual examination;
AS/NZS 3100 


AS/NZS 60335.1 (excluding Clauses 19.11.4 ; 22.201 and Annexes F ; H) 
AS/NZS 60335.2.2
AS/NZS 60335.2.3
AS/NZS 60335.2.5
AS/NZS 60335.2.6
AS/NZS 60335.2.7
AS/NZS 60335.2.9
AS/NZS 60335.2.10
AS/NZS 60335.2.11
AS/NZS 60335.2.13
AS/NZS 60335.2.14
AS/NZS 60335.2.15
AS/NZS 60335.2.21
AS/NZS 60335.2.23
AS/NZS 60335.2.24
AS/NZS 60335.2.29
AS/NZS 60335.2.30
AS/NZS 60335.2.31
AS/NZS 60335.2.35
AS/NZS 60335.2.40
AS/NZS 60335.2.41
AS/NZS 60335.2.45
AS/NZS 60335.2.61
AS/NZS 60335.2.75
AS/NZS 60335.2.78
AS/NZS 60335.2.80
AS/NZS 60335.2.84
AS/NZS 60335.2.95
AS/NZS 60335.2.97
AS/NZS 60335.2.98
AS/NZS 60335.2.102
AS/NZS 60335.2.103

AS/NZS IEC 60670.1


IEC 60335-1 (excluding Clause 19.11.4 and Annexes F ; H)
IEC 60335-2-2
IEC 60335-2-3
IEC 60335-2-5
IEC 60335-2-6
IEC 60335-2-7
IEC 60335-2-9
IEC 60335-2-10
IEC 60335-2-11
IEC 60335-2-13IEC 60335-2-14
IEC 60335-2-15
IEC 60335-2-21
IEC 60335-2-23
IEC 60335-2-24
IEC 60335-2-29
IEC 60335-2-30
IEC 60335-2-31
IEC 60335-2-35
IEC 60335-2-40
IEC 60335-2-41
IEC 60335-2-45
IEC 60335-2-61
IEC 60335-2-75
IEC 60335-2-78
IEC 60335-2-80
IEC 60335-2-84
IEC 60335-2-95
IEC 60335-2-97
IEC 60335-2-98
IEC 60335-2-102
IEC 60335-2-103

IEC 60670-1

Electrical appliances, coupling devices and accessories; Enclosures for electrical equipment; Laboratory and electromedical equipment;
Effect of environmental exposure on electrical equipment and enclosures;
Cold; Damp heat; Dry heat; Humidity; Shock (impact); Temperature; Vibration;
AS IEC 60068:2003;
AS IEC 60068.2.1;
AS IEC 60068.2.2;
AS IEC 60068.2.6;
AS IEC 60068.2.27;
AS IEC 60068.2.30;
AS IEC 60068.2.64;
AS IEC 60068.2.78
Temperature in the range -70ºC to +180ºC;
Relative humidity in the range 5 to 97% RH between 5 ºC and 70 ºC
Vibration – broad band random, sinusoidal and transient (shock)

Electrical appliances, coupling devices and accessories; Power tools - Electric;
Degree of protection - IP rating;
Not applicable;
AS 60529
IEC 60529

Power tools - Electric;
Electrical safety;
Dimensional assessment including creepage and clearance; Electrical characteristics; Endurance and resistance to external conditions; Energy measurement; Fire hazard assessment; Firmware assessment; Function assessment including abnormal operation; Insulation and electrical protection measurement; Mechanical assessment; Temperature; Visual examination;
AS/NZS 60745.1
AS/NZS 60745.2.1
AS/NZS 60745.2.3
AS/NZS 60745.2.5
AS/NZS 60745.2.11
AS/NZS 60745.2.15
IEC 60745.1
IEC 60745.2.1
IEC 60745.2.3
IEC 60745.2.5
IEC 60745.2.11
IEC 60745.2.15

Electrical plugs, sockets, lead assemblies and related components;
Electrical safety;
Ball pressure; Dimensional assessment including creepage and clearance; Fire hazard assessment; Glow wire flammability; Needle flame; Proof and comparative tracking index; Temperature; Vertical and horizontal flammability; Visual examination;
AS/NZS 60695.2.10 
AS/NZS 60695.2.11
AS/NZS 60695.2.12
AS/NZS 60695.2.13
AS/NZS 60695.10.2
AS/NZS 60695.11.5
AS/NZS 60112
IEC 60695-2-10IEC 60695-2-11
IEC 60695-2-12
IEC 60695-2-13
IEC 60695-10-2
IEC 60695-11-5
IEC 60112 
Evaluation of electrical appliances and devices - Energy efficiency classification
Water heaters;
Energy labelling and minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) evaluation;
Calculations for energy labelling;
AS/NZS 4692.2



Clothes dryers; Dishwashers; Washing machines;
Energy labelling and minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) evaluation;
Calculations for energy labelling; Evaluation of test results against stated performance criteria; Visual assessment of marking and other attributes against stated criteria;
AS/NZS 2007.2;
AS/NZS 2040.2;
AS/NZS 2442.2;



Freezers; Refrigerators;
Energy labelling and minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) evaluation;
Calculations for energy labelling; Evaluation of test results against stated performance criteria; Visual assessment of marking and other attributes against stated criteria;
AS/NZS 4474
AS/NZS 4474.2:2009

Air conditioners and heat pumps; Heat pumps; Liquid chilling devices;
Energy labelling and minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) evaluation;
Calculations for energy labelling; Evaluation of test results against stated performance criteria; Visual assessment of marking and other attributes against stated criteria;
AS/NZS 3823.2;
AS/NZS 4776.2;
AS/NZS 4965.2
Evaluation of electrical appliances and devices - Performance
Clothes dryers; Dishwashers; Freezers; Refrigerators; Washing machines; Water heaters;
Air temperature; Cabinet and chamber volumes; Current; Cycle times; Distribution temperature; Drying effectiveness; Electrical energy consumption; Electrical voltage; Enamel thickness and imperfections; Evaporation efficiency; Ice making capability; Lining solubility; Liquid temperature; Load capacity; Power; Pull down time; Rinsing effectiveness; Standby power; Strength and dimensions of components; Temperature control; Temperature limits in dryers; Vibration; Washing or soil removal; Water consumption; Water extraction effectiveness; Water pressure range; Whiteness retention;
Not applicable;
AS/NZS 4474.1 : 2007
ISO 8561
ISO 15502 
IEC 62552-1
IEC 62552-2
IEC 62552-3
AS/NZS IEC 62552-1
AS/NZS IEC 62552-3
AS/NZS IEC 62552-3
AS/NZS 2007.1
AS/NZS 2040.1
AS/NZS 2442.1
AS 1056.1
AS 3498
AS/NZS 4692.1NZS 4602
NZS 4606
AS/NZS 60335.2.21
AS/NZS 62301
AS 3498 Section 7.2, Appendices A, B, C ; 
AS/NZS 60335.2.21: Clause 22.47 and Annex AA 22.47

Air conditioners and heat pumps; Evaporative air conditioners;
Condensate disposal; Dehumidifier capacity; Dehumidifying effectiveness; Enclosure sweat appraisal; Freeze up appraisal; Maximum operating efficiency; Sensible cooling effectiveness; Sensible heating effectiveness; Standby power; Thermal capacity check; Total cooling effectiveness; Volumetric air flow rate;
Calorimetric test; Enthalpy;
AS 2913 
AS/NZS 3823.1.1 
AS/NZS 3823.1.2 
AS/NZS 3823.1.3 
AS/NZS 3823.1.4 
AS/NZS 3823.1.5 
AS/NZS 3823.4.1 
AS/NZS 3823.4.2
AS/NZS 3823.4.3 
AS/NZS 4755.3.1
AS/NZS 4776.1.1
AS/NZS 4776.1.2
AS/NZS 4965.1 (Calorimeter and air enthalpy methods only);
AS/NZS 5125.1 
EN 14511-2
EN 14511-3
EN 14511-4
EN 14825 
ISO 5151 
ISO 13253
ISO 13256.1 
ISO 15042 
ISO 16358-1
ISO 16358-2
ISO 16358-3 
GB/T 7725 
GB 21455
AHRI 1160 (I-P)
AHRI 1161 (SI)
AHRI 1230 
ANSI/AHRI 400
ANSI/AHRI 1360 (I-P)
ANSI/AHRI 1361 (SI)
ANSI/AHAM DH-1
AS/NZS 62301
including liquid chilling packages
Products and appliances connected to the water supply - Physical evaluation
Combination washer/dryers; Dishwashers; Flow controllers; Sanitary fixtures - Urinals, water closet pan/suites, bidets, douche seats, cisterns and purpose built bathroom modules; Showers and shower modules; Tap assemblies; Water service products - Connectors, filters, fittings, hoses and pipes;
Hydrostatic pressure; Rating of products for water efficiency; Torque;

AS/NZS 6400 ;
AS/NZS 4692.1 ;
AS 1056.1
AS/NZS 6400 (Sections 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, Tables 3.1 and 3.2 only) ; 
AS/NZS 4692.1 (Clauses 2.2.2 and 2.2.4 only) ;
AS 1056.1 (Clauses 2.7 and 2.9 only)