New mandatory standard for ethanol burners - News alert

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13 July 2017
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A new national mandatory standard for decorative alcohol-fuelled devices (also known as ethanol burners) comes into effect on 15 July, 2017. 

The standard replaces the interim ban that was previously in place for some of these devices. The purpose of the mandatory standard is to prevent or reduce the risk of injury to consumers from uncontrolled fires associated with decorative alcohol-fuelled devices.

For more information about what the standard covers, including a link to the full document, visit the Decorative alcohol-fuelled devices page on the Product Safety Australia website

There is also a series of frequently asked question for suppliers and consumers in Product Safety Australia's announcement about the mandatory standard