Product Assessed: – Appliance – Rice Washer
The WaterMark Administration advises it has reviewed a risk assessment submitted for
the above mentioned product. The rice washer appliance washes and then stores
washed rice for cooking purposes.
The WaterMark Administration verifies that the risk assessment for the rice washer has
identified risks requiring mitigation through the WaterMark Certification Scheme.
The Risk Assessment identified the overall risk rating being medium for the nominated
health and safety consequences incidences. In accordance with the Manual for the
WaterMark Certification Scheme, Appendix 3, Table D, any product with an overall risk
rating of medium 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.
30 July 2018.