What We Test/Certify

Vipac’s Gas Certification Services can be seamlessly broken down into two categories: gas appliances and components:

‘Type A’ gas appliances, including but not limited to:
•    Domestic type gas appliances, such as cookers, barbecues, space heaters and water heaters.
•    Industrial gas appliances, such as industrial direct fired air heater and radiant gas heaters
•    Commercial catering equipment
•    Camping and leisure appliances

Gas components, including but not limited to:
•    Gas valves, regulators, flame safeguards, thermostats, and combination controls.
•    Electronic gas burner control systems and leakage detection system.
•    Gas hose assemblies and connectors

Note: Please see below a complete list of standards Vipac certifies to. Products not covered in the listed standards are subject to the support of regulatory authorities on the basis of compliance with AS 3645. If in doubt, please feel free contact us directly to confirm which standards your products fall under.

What Standards we certify to

  • AS 5263.0 Gas appliances – General requirements
  • AS/NZS 5263.1.1 Gas appliances – Domestic gas cooking appliances
  • AS/NZS 5263.1.2 Gas appliances – Gas fired water heaters for hot water supply and/or central heating
  • AS/NZS 5263.1.3 Gas appliances – Gas space heating appliances
  • AS/NZS 5263.1.6  Indirect gas-fired ducted air heaters
  • AS/NZS 5263.1.7 Gas appliances – Domestic outdoor gas barbecues
  • AS/NZS 5263.1.8  Decorative effect gas appliances
  • AS 2658 LP Gas – Portable and Mobile Appliances
  • AS 4551 Gas Cooking Appliances
  • AS 4552 Gas Water Heaters
  • AS 4553 Gas Space Heating Appliances
  • AS 4554 Gas Laundry Dryers
  • AS 4555 Gas Refrigerators
  • AS 4556 Ducted Air Heaters
  • AS 4557 Outdoor Gas Barbecues
  • AS 4558 Decorative Gas Log and Other Fuel Effect Appliances
  • AS 4560 Gas Pool Heaters
  • AS 4563 Commercial Catering Gas Equipment
  • AS 4565 Radiant Gas Heaters for Outdoor Use
  • AS 4643 Overhead Radiant Tube Gas Heaters
  • AS 5262 LP Gas Mobile Industrial Direct Fired Air Heaters
  • AG 112 Approval Requirements for Incinerating Toilets
  • AS 4617 Manual Shut-Off Gas Valves
  • AS 4618 Gas Appliance Regulators
  • AS 4619 Gas Appliance Thermostats
  • AS 4620 Thermoelectric Flame Safeguards
  • AS 4621 Regulators for Use with Liquefied Petroleum Gases – Vapour Phase
  • AS 4622 Electrical and Electronic Ignition Devices for Gas Appliances
  • AS 4623 Jointing Compounds and Materials for Use in Gas Pipe Joints
  • AS 4624 Combination Controls for Gas
  • AS 4625 Electronic Flame Safeguards and Flame Detectors
  • AS 4627 Quick-Connect Devices for Gas
  • AS 4628 Pressure and Temperature Limit Devices for use with Gas Burners
  • AS 4629 Automatic Shut-Off Valves and Vent Valves
  • AS 4630 Leakage Detection Systems
  • AS 4631 Limited Flexibility Connectors for Gas
  • AS 4632 Over-pressure and Under-pressure Cut Off Devices
  • AS 4566 Flue Cowls – Gas Appliances
  • AS 4567 Twin Wall Metal Flues – Gas Appliances
  • AS 2473 Valves for Compressed Gas Cylinders
  • AG 805 Natural Gas Vehicle Components
  • AG 806 Vehicle Refuelling Appliances
  • AG 807 Natural Gas Flexible Hose Assemblies above 2.6MPa
  • AS/NZS 1869 Hose and Hose Assemblies
  • AS/NZS 1425 LP Gas Fuel Systems for Vehicle Engines
  • EN 298 Automatic Gas Burner Control Systems for Gas Burners and Gas Burning Appliances with or without Fans