Risk Assessment Notification – 2017/R20

R20 – Risk Assessment Notice.pdf


Product Assessed: – Flushing Sink

Assessment
The WaterMark Administration advises it has reviewed a risk assessment submitted for the above mentioned product. The product incorporates a sink with integrated flushing rim to discharge waste to the sanitary drainage system.
The WaterMark Administration verifies that the risk assessment for the flushing sink has identified risks requiring mitigation through the WaterMark Certification Scheme.
Outcome
In accordance with the Manual for the WaterMark Certification Scheme, Appendix 3, Table D, any product with an overall risk rating of ‘high’ requires WaterMark Certification.
Approved WaterMark Conformity Assessment Bodies will now need to evaluate these products to the most applicable specification. If the identified risks are unable to be satisfactorily addressed through an existing Specification, then a new, or amended Specification shall be proposed. A submission to the ABCB shall be undertaken in accordance with the Manual for the WaterMark Certification Scheme, Appendix 4, Protocol for Developing Product Specifications.
Issued
31 October 2017.