NRCS issues a stern warning against the illegal trade practice of Geysers


The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) has been inundated with complaints on the sale and advertisement of second hand/refurbished geysers that do not comply with the applicable technical regulation (VC 9006) for hot water storage tanks for domestic use. In response, the Regulator conducted inspections and discovered a surge in the illegal selling of refurbished geysers.


All geysers, new and modified, must conform with the safety and labeling requirements as outlined in the technical regulation before being offered for sale. It is therefore required of any business trading in these products to submit an application for approval of sale to the NRCS.

Through this process, an applicant, importer or manufacturer of a regulated products is required to submit a sample of a product and a full test report acquired from an accredited testing facility for examination, testing or evaluation to determine compliance with the relevant compulsory specifications that are in force before the Letter of Authority Certificate (LOA) is issued.


As a supplier to the market Supa Nova will never supply a product that does not comply with all the safety regulations. We also do not recommend the installation of second hand goods, unless we can guarantee its longevity of the product. In short "you will get what you pay for".


To read the full MEDIA RELEASE from the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) on the The Institute of Plumbing South Africa website


Please contact us today for a worry free geyser replacement. 011 485 1324




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