Trade mark number: 
1929971
Product Certification Scheme Rules

This Scheme covers product certification and technical approvals for the manufacture and supply
of reinforcing steels, general steels and related products that fulfil the requirements of relevant
Australian, New Zealand or international standards, and other specifications.

The ACRS Scheme was created and is endorsed by the members of the Authority. These
members include specifiers, engineers and designers; regulators and inspectors; purchasers and
users; steel producers; steel processors; steel importers; construction industry associations; and
professional, academic and research bodies.

The Authority (ACRS) provides a third-party product certification and technical approvals scheme
that covers reinforcing steels, general steels and related products that are supplied in accordance
with the Certification Requirements.

In accordance with the ACRS Constitution the products that may be certified under these Scheme Rules include reinforcing steels, general steels and related products. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • common metals and their alloys
  • metal building materials
  • transportable buildings of metal
  • materials of metal for railway tracks
  • non-electric cables and wires of common metal
  • ironmongery, small items of metal hardware
  • pipes and tubes of metal
  • goods of common metal not included in other classes.

The goods in the application have been clarified and amended to:

  • reinforcing steels
  • general steels
  • common metals and their alloys
  • metal building materials
  • transportable buildings of metal
  • materials of metal for railway tracks
  • non-electric cables and wires of common metal
  • ironmongery, small items of metal hardware
  • pipes and tubes of metal
  • prestressed steels
  • steel fabrications
  • steel in bar form
  • steel in coil form
  • steel in plate form
  • steel in rod form
  • steel in sheet form
  • steel in strip form
  • steel in hollow section form
  • steel in slab form
  • steel mesh
  • steel mesh in panel form
  • steel mesh in roll form
  • steel mesh in sheet form
  • steel mesh in strip form
  • steel mesh made of rods
  • steel mesh made of wire
  • welded steel fabrications. 

ACRS will conduct a certification process including an evaluation of the product and testing of samples and a review of certification compliance. The period of certification is annual by calendar year. The Certification mark in this application is used by a certified Firm as an identifier on products and advertising in relation to materials approved by ACRS.

Certification rules: 
1929971_initial_rules.pdf PDF in PDF format [1.12 MB]