Appliance: Contura 510, Contura 520T, Contura 550, Contura 550A, Contura 550W, Contura 560T, Contura 560K, Contura 570, Contura 580, Contura 585, Contura 590 and Contura 590T

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The appliances listed below are exempt in the relevant country or countries when using the specified fuel(s), when operated in accordance with the instruction and installation manuals and when any conditions are met.

Available information about this appliance is shown below:

Appliance name Contura 510, Contura 520T, Contura 550, Contura 550A, Contura 550W, Contura 560T, Contura 560K, Contura 570, Contura 580, Contura 585, Contura 590 and Contura 590T
Output n/a
Fuel Type Wood based
Appliance Type Stove
Manufacturer Nibe AB, Box 134, SE-285 23 Markaryd, Sweden
The fireplace must be installed, maintained and operated in accordance with the following specifications:
Instruction manual title Lighting instruction
Instruction manual date 01/01/2009
Instruction manual reference BAV SE/EX 0717-2 611820
Installation manual title Installation instruction
Installation manual date 01/01/2009
Installation manual reference IAV SE/EX 0726-6 611821
Additional conditions A permanent stop must be in place on the air inlet to prevent closure beyond the 20% open position.
Permitted fuels Untreated dry wood with a maximum moisture content of 20%
England Status
Date first exempt
Exempt (Footnote 4)
01/06/2017
Wales Status
Date first exempt
No
n/a
Scotland Status
Date first exempt
Exempt (Footnote 6)
01/04/2017
N. Ireland Status
Date first exempt
Exempt (Footnote 8)
08/05/2017

Footnotes

  1. The fuel must not contain halogenated organic compounds or heavy metals as a result of treatment with wood-preservatives or coatings.
  2. The conditions of exemption have been amended to remove references to fuels which are either no longer available or which cannot be used without contravening the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/675) or the Pollution Prevention and Control (Industrial Emissions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013 (S.R. 2013 No. 160)
  3. The Environmental Permitting Regulations (England and Wales) 2010 (SI 2010/675) may apply to the burning of some of these wastes.
  4. Previously exempted by The Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (England) Order 2015 (SI 2015/307), no longer in force as of 1 October 2015. Now exempted by publication of this list by the Secretary of State in accordance with changes made to sections 20 and 21 of the Clean Air Act 1993 by section 15 of the Deregulation Act 2015.
  5. Exempted for use in England by publication of this list by the Secretary of State in accordance with changes made to sections 20 and 21 of the Clean Air Act 1993 by section 15 of the Deregulation Act 2015.
  6. Previously exempted by The Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (Scotland) Regulations 2014 (SI 2014/316), no longer in force as of 30th June 2014. Now exempted by publication of this list by Scottish Ministers under section 50 of the Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014.
  7. Exempted for use in Scotland by publication of this list by Scottish Ministers under section 50 of the Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014.
  8. Previously exempted by the Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013 (S.R. 2013 No. 292), as amended, no longer in force as of 10th October 2016. Now exempted by the publication of this list by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in accordance with changes made to Article 17(7) of the Clean Air (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 by section 16 of the Environmental Better Regulation Act (Northern Ireland) 2016.
  9. Exempted for use in Northern Ireland by publication of this list by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in accordance with changes made to Article 17(7) of the Clean Air (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 by section 16 of the Environmental Better Regulation Act (Northern Ireland) 2016.