Regulations 10 October 2017 No. 1598 on electrical equipment

The regulation establishes the safety objectives which electrical equipment must fulfil when being placed or made available on the market.

Safety information in Norwegian.

Other instructions in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.

Declaration of conformity in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.

The safety objectives and documentation to show compliance with the safety objectives for electrical equipment in general.

Relevant requirements to manufacturer, importer and distributor for electrical equipment in general.

Domestic plugs and sockets for use in homes and similar applications shall be presumed to meet the safety objectives in Annex I if they meet the safety level of the Norwegian Electrotechnical Committee's standard 502 (NEK 502) and its relevant annexes. This shall be documented in form of a test report from a body within the EEA with competence to carry out conformity assessments in the field. When using other technical specifications, the corresponding level of safety must be documented.

For other electrical equipment it shall be possible to provide documentation that makes it possible to assess whether the equipment complies with Annex I.

Anyone who offers the consumer electrical installation equipment intended to be part of a fixed electrical installation, must ensure that the consumer is informed that the installation equipment can only be installed by a registered installation company.