With strong industry and government engagement, Australia adopted ISO international standards for refrigeration safety. These documents supersede the AS/NZS 1677 series. These changes were first proposed by Australian Institute of Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) in 2010.
Significant changes have been made to refrigeration standards, with the following now published and available:
・ AS/NZS ISO 817:2016, Refrigerants - Designation and safety classification
・ AS/NZS 5149.1:2016, Refrigerating systems and heat pumps - Safety and environmental requirements - Part 1: Definitions, classification and selection criteria
・ AS/NZS 5149.2:2016, Refrigerating systems and heat pumps - Safety and environmental requirements - Part 2: Design, construction, testing, marking and documentation