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This instrument establishes minimum energy efficiency, energy labelling and product performance requirements, as well as associated requirements for conducting tests, for self-ballasted compact fluorescent lamps for general lighting services (self-ballasted compact fluorescent lamps), and repeals the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Self-ballasted Compact Fluorescent Lamps for General Lighting Services) Determination 2012.
Administered by: Environment and Energy
Made 01 Jun 2017
Registered 08 Jun 2017
Tabled HR 13 Jun 2017
Tabled Senate 13 Jun 2017

I, JOSH FRYDENBERG, Minister for the Environment and Energy, make this Determination under sections 23 and 35 of the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012.

Dated                  1/6/2017

 

 

JOSH FRYDENBERG

 

Minister for the Environment and Energy



 

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1              Name of Determination

This Determination is the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Self-ballasted Compact Fluorescent Lamps for General Lighting Services) Determination 2017.

2              Commencement, Revocation and Replacement

(1)     This Determination comes into force 6 months after the day it is registered.

(2)     This Determination revokes and replaces the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Self-ballasted Compact Fluorescent Lamps for General Lighting Services) Determination 2012.

3              Definitions

In this Determination:

Act means the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012.

AS 1852.845-1989 means Australian Standard 1852.845-1989 International electrotechnical vocabulary  Lighting, as it existed on the day this Determination came into force.

AS/NZS 4782.3:2014 means Australian/New Zealand Standard 4782.3:2014 Double-capped fluorescent lamps Performance specifications Part 3: Procedure for quantitative analysis of mercury present in fluorescent lamps, as it existed on the day this Determination came into force.

Note:               AS/NZS 4782.3:2014 is available from Standards Australia Limited.

AS/NZS 4847.1:2010 means and , as it existed on the day this Determination came into force.

Note 1:             AS/NZS 4847.1:2010 is available from Standards Australia Limited.

AS/NZS 4847.2:2010 means Australian/New Zealand Standard 4847.2:2010 Self ballasted lamps for general lighting services Part 2: Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) requirements, as it existed on the day this Determination came into force.

Note 1:            AS/NZS 4847.2:2010 is available from Standards Australia Limited.

Note 2:            AS/NZS 4847.2.2010 includes all amendments up to and including AS/NZS 4847.2:2010/Amdt 1:2011 made on 23 December 2011.

IEC 62321-4 means International Standard IEC 62321-4 Ed. 1.0 (Bilingual 2013): Determination of certain substances in electrotechnical products – Part 4: Mercury in polymers, metals and electronics by CV-AAS, CV-AFS, ICP-OES and ICP-MS, as it existed on the day this Determination came into force.

Note:                IEC 62321-4 is available from Standards Australia Limited.

IEC 62554 means International Standard IEC 62554 Ed. 1.0 (Bilingual 2011): Sample preparation for measurement of mercury level in fluorescent lamps, as it existed on the day this Determination came into force.

Note:                IEC 62554 is available from Standards Australia Limited.

Australian/New Zealand Standard means a standard that is jointly published by Standards Australia and Standards New Zealand, is applicable in both countries and denoted by the letters “AS/NZS” and identifying numbers and/or letters.

Australian Standard means a standard that is published by Standards Australia Limited denoted by the letters "AS" and identifying numbers and/or letters.

CIE Standard means a standard that is published by, or on behalf of, the International Commission on Illumination.

general lighting means substantially uniform lighting of an area without provision for special local requirements

Note:                                This is the same meaning as in clause 845-09-06 IEC 60050-845 Ed.1.

IEC Standard means a standard that is published by, or on behalf of, the International Electrotechnical Commission.

lamp cap means the point at the base of the lamp at which power enters the lamp.

Note:               This is the same meaning as in clause 3.13 of AS/NZS 4847.1:2010.

luminaire means an apparatus which distributes, filters or transforms the light transmitted from one or more lamps and which includes, except the lamps themselves, all the parts necessary for fixing and protecting the lamps and, where necessary, circuit auxiliaries together with the means for connecting them to the electric supply.

Note :              This is the same meaning as in section 845.10 of AS 1852.845-1989.

self-ballasted compact fluorescent lamp means a unit that cannot be dismantled without being permanently damaged, which consists of:

(a)     a lamp cap;

(b)     an electric discharge tube that generates visible light through fluorescence; and

(c)     any additional elements necessary for starting or stabilising the operation of the light source.

Note:               This is the same meaning as in clause 3.31 of AS/NZS 4847.1:2010.

standard means an Australian Standard, an Australian/New Zealand Standard, a CIE Standard, an IEC Standard or any other equivalent document.

Note:               Several other words and expressions used in this Determination have the meaning given by section 5 of the Act. For example:

·         category A product

·         covered by

·         family of models

·         GEMS

·         GEMS labelling requirements

·         GEMS level requirements

·         model

·         product classes

4              Interpretation

Applicable definitions of terms or phrases

(1)          If there is inconsistency in the definitions of words or expressions, words or expression will be interpreted in the following order of priority to the extent of any inconsistency:

(a)           the Act;

(b)          this Determination;

(c)           the Standards.

(2)          A word or expression defined in a standard mentioned specifically in section 3 of this Determination has the meaning given to it in the relevant standard.

Note:               Notwithstanding this, for convenience to users, the key terms for ascertaining if a product is covered by this Determination are defined in this Determination.

Applicable version of documents incorporated into standards

(3)          For the purposes of this Determination the applicable version of any:

(a)           Standard; or

(b)          other document that:

(i)     is referred to in a standard under the heading ‘Referenced Documents’, or under an equivalent heading in a standard; and

(ii)   must be applied to give effect to this Determination or a standard referred to in this Determination,

 

is the version of the standard or other document that existed at the date this Determination came into force.

Note:               For example, table 1 in clause 4.2 of AS/NZS 4847.2:2010 requires that self-ballasted compact fluorescent lamps comply with the requirements for harmonic current emissions specified in IEC 61000-3-2. The applicable version of IEC 61000‑3‑2 is the version that existed at the date this Determination came into force. 

5              Specified product class covered by this Determination

(1)          This Determination covers self-ballasted compact fluorescent lamps of any voltage or wattage and with any type of lamp cap, whether supplied as an individual lamp or as part of a luminaire, that are ordinarily supplied and used for general lighting services.

Note 1:            This subsection reflects the scope specified in clause 1.1 of AS/NZS 4847.2:2010

Note 2:            This subsection specifies products that are covered by the Determination. See subsection (3) for products that are not covered.

(2)          These products form a single product class for the purposes of the Act.

(3)          For subsection 23 (2) of the Act, this Determination does not cover self-ballasted compact fluorescent lamps that are:

(a)           coloured lamps;

(b)          lamps for the production of UV radiation;

(c)           insect repellent lamps; or

(d)          cold-cathode lamps.

Note:               This subsection reflects the exclusions in clause 1.2 of AS 4847.2:2010.

6              GEMS level requirements

Energy use and greenhouse gas production

(1)     For paragraphs 24 (1) (a) and 25 (a) of the Act, the specified requirements for energy use and greenhouse gas production are the requirements relating to efficacy (including luminous flux) mentioned in clauses 4.2 and 4.3 of AS/NZS 4847.2:2010.

Conducting tests

(2)     For paragraphs 24(1) (a) and 25 (b) of the Act, the specified requirements for conducting tests are the requirements mentioned in clauses 4.1 and 4.7 of AS/NZS 4847.1:2010.

7              GEMS labelling requirements

Labelling and communication requirements

(1)          For paragraphs 24 (1) (b), 26 (1) (a) and 26 (1) (b) of the Act, the specified labelling and communication requirements are the requirements mentioned in clause 4.4 of AS/NZS 4847.2:2010, with the exception that the following requirements apply instead of paragraph 4.4.1(d) of AS/NZS 4847.2:2010 in relation to communicating the mercury content of the product:

(a)           the word ‘mercury’ must appear on the packaging, accompanied by a declaration of the mercury content in one of the following formats:

(i)            the mercury content in mg to one decimal place (for example 4.3 mg); or

(ii)          a statement that the mercury content is less than 5 mg, less than 2.5 mg, or less than 1.5 mg (whichever is applicable).

Conducting tests

(2)          For paragraphs 24 (1) (b) and 26 (1) (c) of the Act, the specified requirements for conducting tests are the requirements mentioned in section 4 of AS/NZS 4847.1:2010.

8              Other GEMS requirements

Product performance

(1)          For subsection 24 (2) and paragraph 27 (1) (b) of the Act, the specified product performance requirements are the requirements mentioned in clauses 4.2 and 4.3 of AS/NZS 4847.2:2010, with the exception that the requirements of the standard that relate to efficacy (including luminous flux) and maximum mercury content do not apply.

 Note:              Requirements that relate to efficacy and maximum mercury content are covered in subsection 6 (1) and subsection 8 (2), respectively, of this Determination

Impact on environment and health

(2)          For subsection 24 (2) and paragraph 27 (1) (c) of the Act, the specified requirements relating to impact on environment and health are that the amount of mercury contained in the product must not exceed:

(a)           for products 30 watts and over—5 mg; and

(b)          for products less than 30 watts—2.5 mg.

Conducting tests                              

(3)     For subsection 24 (2) and paragraph 27 (1) (e) of the Act, the specified requirements for conducting tests in relation to paragraph 27 (1) (b) of the Act, are the requirements mentioned in clause 4.1 and section 5 of AS/NZS 4847.1:2010, and, in addition, the following clauses of AS/NZS 4847.1:2010:

(a)           4.2 (Starting Time);

(b)          4.3 (Run-up Time);

(c)           4.4 (Low Temperature Starting);

(d)          4.6 (True Power Factor);

(e)           4.8 (Colour Appearance and Colour Rendering Index);

(f)           4.9 (Switching Withstand);

(g)          4.10 (Lamp Life and Premature Lamp Failure Rate);

(h)          4.11 (Lumen Maintenance);

(i)            4.12 (Light Distribution); and

(j)            4.13 (Harmonics and Electromagnetic Compatibility).

(4)          For subsection 24 (2) and paragraph 27 (1) (e) of the Act, the specified requirements for conducting tests in relation to paragraph 27 (1) (c) of the Act relating to maximum mercury content are the requirements mentioned in:

(a)           section 5 of AS/NZS 4847.1:2010 in relation to mercury content; and

(b) either:

(i)            AS/NZS 4782.3:2014; or

(ii)          IEC 62321-4 and IEC 62554.

9              Families of models

(1)          Subject to subsection 9 (2) of this Determination, for section 28 of the Act the specified circumstances, in which 2 or more models from a single product class covered by this Determination are in the same family of models, are when the models:

(a)           are of a single brand;

(b)          rely on the same test report that sets out the results of testing conducted in accordance with section 6, 7 and 8 of this Determination;

(c)           have the same physical characteristics that are relevant to complying with sections 6, 7 and 8 of this Determination, including, but not limited to, the following:

(i)            overall size;

(ii)          geometric form factor; and

(iii)        any other dimensions, components or component arrangements that may affect performance; and

(d)          have the same energy performance characteristics that are relevant to complying with sections 6, 7 and 8 of this Determination, including, but not limited to, the following:

(i)      efficacy; and

(ii)     wattage.

(2)          For subsection (1), a model cannot be a member of a family of models if its inclusion in that family would lead to the family consisting of more than 4 models.

10            Category A products

For section 29 of the Act, the products covered by this Determination are category A products.

11            Registrations affected by this Determination

          For section 36 of the Act, this Determination affects the registration of the models registered against the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Self Ballasted Compact Fluorescent Lamps for General Lighting Services) Determination 2012 that are specified in Schedule 1 of this Determination.

Note:            If a model’s registration is affected, the model’s registration against the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Self Ballasted Compact Fluorescent Lamps for General Lighting Services) Determination 2012 ceases to be in force and the model is not registered against a GEMS Determination.  See section 48 of the Act.

Note:            If a model’s registration is not affected the model is taken to be registered against this Determination.  See section 36 of the Act.

Schedule 1        Registrations affected by this Determination
(section 11)


 

Brand

Model No.

Registration No.

COUGAR

CFL PAR38

SCF0001

IGA Signature

IGAA9W-1BC

NCF0349

IGA Signature

IGAA9W-1ES

NCF0349

Brilliant Lighting

47803

VCF0076

Brilliant Lighting

17483

VCF0077

Brilliant Lighting

47512

VCF0077

Brilliant Lighting

80912

VCF0079

Olsent

FLE18TBX/840/B22/T3

NCF0364

Olsent

FLE18TBX/840/E27/T3

NCF0364

Olsent

FLE18TBX/827/B22/T3

NCF0363

Olsent

FLE18TBX/827/E27/T3

NCF0363

Olsent

FLE8/TBX/827/B22/T3

NCF0362

Olsent

FLE8/TBX/827/E14/T3

NCF0362

Olsent

FLE14/TBX/827/B22/T3

NCF0361

Olsent

FLE14TBX/827/E27/T3

NCF0361

Brilliant Lighting

17549

VCF0080

Brilliant Lighting

17636

VCF0080

CLA

CLAT225WBCWW

NCF0370

CLA

CLAT225WESWW

NCF0370

CLA

CLAT225WBCDL

NCF0369

CLA

CLAT225WESDL

NCF0369

CLA

CLAT215WBCDL

NCF0367

CLA

CLAT29WBCWW

NCF0374

CLA

CLAT29WESWW

NCF0374

CLA

CLAT29WBCDL

NCF0373

CLA

CLAT29WESDL

NCF0373

CLA

CLAT29WBCCW

NCF0373

CLA

CLAT29WESCW

NCF0373

Olsent

FLE14/TBX/840/B22/T3

NCF0371

Olsent

FLE14TBX/840/E27/T3

NCF0371

Brilliant Lighting

80917

VCF0081

KK light

GX53 7W

VCF0090

Brilliant Lighting

57001

VCF0092

Brilliant Lighting

58001

VCF0092

Olsent

FLE11TBX/840/E27/T3

NCF0385

Olsent

FLE11TBX/840/B22/T3

NCF0385

Olsent

FLE11TBX/827/B22/T3

NCF0384

Olsent

FLE11TBX/827/E27/T3

NCF0384

Luxman

ELT20WBCDL

NCF0388

Luxman

ELT20WESDL

NCF0388

Luxman

ELT11WBCCW

NCF0387

Luxman

ELT11WESCW

NCF0387

Luxman

ELT11WBCDL

NCF0386

Luxman

ELT11WESDL

NCF0386

Black&Gold

FLE18TBX/827/B22/T3

NCF0400

Black&Gold

FLE18TBX/827/E27/T3

NCF0400

Black&Gold

FLE8TBX/827/E14/T3

NCF0399

Black&Gold

FLE8TBX/827/B22/T3

NCF0399

Black&Gold

FLE8TBX/827/E27/T3

NCF0399

Black&Gold

FLE14/TBX/840/B22/T3

NCF0398

Black&Gold

FLE14TBX/840/E27/T3

NCF0398

Olsent

FLE8HLX/840/E27/T2

NCF0401

Olsent

FLE8HLX/840/E14/T2

NCF0401

Olsent

FLE8HLX/840/B22/T2

NCF0401

Olsent

FLE8HLX/840/B15/T2

NCF0401

Sylvania

MICRO-LYNX F/11W/827

NCF0403

Sylvania

MICRO-LYNX F/11W/840

NCF0404

Brilliant Lighting

47511

ACF0018

Brilliant Lighting

100630

ACF0019

MERCATOR

XFC2711

ACF0062

MERCATOR

XFC3211

ACF0062

Provalue

PVTP4540E27

ACF0088

Provalue

PVTP4540B22

ACF0088

PHILIPS

Tornado T2 20W CDL B22

ACF0128

PHILIPS

Tornado T2 20W CDL E27

ACF0128

PHILIPS

Tornado T2 24W CDL B22

ACF0149

PHILIPS

Tornado T2 24W CDL E27

ACF0149

NELSON

MELQAL20BC

ACF0174

NELSON

MELQAL20ES

ACF0174

NELSON

MELQAL11ESN

ACF0176

NELSON

MELQAL11ES

ACF0176

NELSON

MELQAL11BCN

ACF0176

NELSON

MELQA11BC

ACF0176

NELSON

MELSHPF15ESCW

ACF0177

NELSON

MELSHPF15BCCW

ACF0177

NELSON

 

MELQAL15ESCW

ACF0179

 

NELSON

MELQAL15BCCW

ACF0179

NELSON

MELQAL20ESN

ACF0181

NELSON

MELQAL20BCN

ACF0181

NELSON

MELQAL15ES

ACF0185

NELSON

MELQAL15BC

ACF0185

LUCCI ENVIROLUX

SLC-7W B15 2700K (SKU# 120760)

ACF0201

LUCCI ENVIROLUX

SLC-7W E14 2700K (SKU# 120762)

ACF0201

LUCCI ENVIROLUX

SLC-7W B22 2700K (SKU# 120764)

ACF0201

LUCCI ENVIROLUX

SLC-7W E27 2700K (SKU# 120766)

ACF0201

LUCCI ENVIROLUX

SLG-7W B15 2700K (SKU#120750)

ACF0200

LUCCI ENVIROLUX

SLG-7W E14 2700K (SKU# 120752)

ACF0200

LUCCI ENVIROLUX

SLG-7W B22 2700K (SKU# 120754)

ACF0200

LUCCI ENVIROLUX

SLG-7W E27 2700K (SKU# 120756)

ACF0200

LUCCI ENVIROLUX

SLG-7W B15 4000K (SKU# 120751)

ACF0203

LUCCI ENVIROLUX

SLG-7W E14 4000K (SKU# 120753)

ACF0203

LUCCI ENVIROLUX

SLG-7W B22 4000K (SKU# 120755)

ACF0203

LUCCI ENVIROLUX

SLG-7W E27 4000K (SKU# 120757)

ACF0203

LUCCI ENVIROLUX

SLC-7W B15 4000K (SKU# 120761)

ACF0202

LUCCI ENVIROLUX

SLC-7W E14 4000K (SKU# 120763)

ACF0202

LUCCI ENVIROLUX

SLC-7W B22 4000K (SKU# 120765)

ACF0202

LUCCI ENVIROLUX

SLC-7W E27 4000K (SKU# 120767)

ACF0202

NELSON

MELT28BCS

ACF0204

NELSON

MELT28ESS

ACF0204

NELSON

MELQAL20ESN15

ACF0211

NELSON

MELQAL20BCN15

ACF0211

NELSON

MELST225BC

ACF0209

NELSON

MELST225ES

ACF0209

NELSON

MELST209SES

ACF0208

NELSON

MELST209SBC

ACF0208

NELSON

MELST209BC

ACF0208

NELSON

MELST209ES

ACF0208

NELSON

MELTG15SESN

ACF0205

NELSON

MELTG15SBCN

ACF0205

NELSON

MELTG15ESN

ACF0205

NELSON

MELTG15BCN

ACF0205

NELSON

MELT28BCNS

ACF0206

NELSON

MELT28ESNS

ACF0206

NELSON

MELST215BC

ACF0213

NELSON

MELST215ES

ACF0213

NELSON

MELTS20BCNS

ACF0212

NELSON

MELTS20ESNS

ACF0212

NELSON

MELT28BCNS

ACF0217

NELSON

MELT28ESNS

ACF0217

NELSON

MELQAL15BCN

ACF0219

NELSON

MELQAL15ESN

ACF0219

GE

FLE20HLX/827/B22/T3

ACF0225

GE

FLE20HLX/827/E27/T3

ACF0225

GE

FLE18TBX/840/B22/T3

ACF0226

GE

FLE18TBX/840/E27/T3

ACF0226

GE

FLE18TBX/827/B22/T3

ACF0224

GE

FLE18TBX/827/E27/T3

ACF0224

GE

FLE14/TBX/865/B22/T3

ACF0223

GE

FLE14TBX/865/E27/T3

ACF0223

GE

FLE14HLX/840/B22/T3

ACF0222

GE

FLE14HLX/840/E27/T3

ACF0222

GE

FLE14HLX/827/B22/T3

ACF0221

GE

FLE14HLX/827/E27/T3

ACF0221

IXL

12280

ACF0228

GE

FLE15HLX/827/E14/T2

ACF0231

GE

FLE15HLX/827/E27/T2

ACF0231

GE

FLE15HLX/827/B22/T2

ACF0231

GE

FLE15HLX/865/B22/T2

ACF0230

GE

FLE15HLX/865/E27/T2

ACF0230

GE

FLE8/HLX/840/E27/T2

ACF0236

GE

FLE8/HLX/840/E14/T2

ACF0236

GE

FLE8/HLX/840/B22/T2

ACF0236

GE

FLE8/HLX/840/B15/T2

ACF0236

NELSON

MELTG11ES

ACF0245

NELSON

MELTG11BC

ACF0245

 


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