R49 – Risk Assessment Notice Bypass valve.pdf
Product Assessed: – Pressure differential bypass valve
The WaterMark Administration advises it has reviewed a risk assessment submitted for the above mentioned product. The function of this product is to maintain the same pressure within a circulating hot water system to minimise excessive head pressure at the recirculating pump.
The WaterMark Administration verifies that the risk assessment for pressure differential bypass valve has identified risks requiring mitigation through the WaterMark Certification Scheme.
The Risk Assessment identified the overall risk rating being high for the nominated health and safety, economic or water wastage consequences incidences. 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.
22 January 2020.