Standards UL can provide technical expertise and certification:

Note – if you have a testing need for your plumbing product or drinking water treatment unit or chemicals and the standard is not on this list, please contact us directly at plumbing@ul.com and we can help identify the available resources.

 

Plumbing Fixtures:

CSA B45.5/IAPMO Z124 – Plastic Plumbing Fixtures

ASME A112.19.1/CSA B45.2 – Enameled Cast Iron and Enameled Steel Plumbing Fixtures

ASME A112.19.2/CSA B45.1 – Ceramic Plumbing Fixtures

ASME A112.19.3/CSA B45.4 – Stainless Steel Plumbing Fixtures

ASME A112.19.4M – Porcelain Enameled Formed Steel Plumbing Fixtures

ASME A112.19.7/CSA B45.10 – Hydromassage Bathtub Systems

ASME A112.19.15 – Bathtubs/Whirlpool Bathtubs with Pressure Sealed Doors

ASTM F446 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Grab Bars and Accessories Installed in the Bathing Area

WaterSense® – Flushing Urinals, Flushometer-Valve Toilets, and Tank-Type Toilets

 

Plumbing Fittings:

ASME A112.19.5/CSA B45.15 – Flush Valves and Spuds for Water Closets, Urinals, and Tanks

ASME A112.18.2/CSA B125.2 – Plumbing Waste Fittings

ASSE 1002 – Anti-Siphon Fill Valves for Water Closet Tanks

ASSE 1069 – Automatic Temperature Control Mixing Valves

ASSE 1070 – Water Temperature Limiting Devices

ASME A112.18.6/CSA B125.6 Flexible Water Connectors

ASSE 1017 – Temperature Actuated Mixing Valves for Hot Water Distribution Systems

IAPMO/ANSI Z1157 Ball Valves

ASSE 1003 – Performance Requirements for Water Pressure Reducing Valves for Domestic Water Distribution Systems

WaterSense® – Commercial Pre-Rinse Spray valves, Lavatory Faucets, and Showerheads

ASME A112.18.1/CSA B125.1-05 Updated April 2007 – Plumbing Supply Fittings

ASSE 1014-2005 – Performance Requirements for backflow Prevention Devices for Hand-Held Showers.

ASSE 1016-2005 – Performance Requirements for Automatic Compensating Valves for Individual Showers and Tub/Shower Combinations

ASSE 1037-1990 – Performance Requirements for Pressurized Flushing Devices (Flushometers) for Plumbing fixtures

ASSE 1062-2006- Performance Requirements for Temperature Actuated, Flow Reduction (TAFR) Valves for Individual Supply Fittings

CSA B125.3-2005 – Updated February 2008 – Plumbing Fittings

 

Backflow Prevention:

ASSE 1001 – Atmospheric Type Vacuum Breakers

ASSE 1056 – Spill Resistant Vacuum Breakers

CSA B64 Series – Backflow Preventers and Vacuum Breakers

 

Elastomeric Seals:

ASTM F 477-10 Standard Specification for Elastomeric Seals (Gaskets) for Joining Plastic Pipe

 

PE Pipe:

ASTM D 2104-03 Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe, Schedule 40

ASTM D 2239-03 Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe (SIDR-PR) Based on Controlled Inside Diameter

ASTM D 2447-03 Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe, Schedules 40 and 80, Based on Outside Diameter

ASTM D 2513-09a Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Gas Pressure Pipe, Tubing, and Fittings

ASTM D 2737-03 Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Tubing

ASTM D 3035-08 Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe (DR-PR) Based on Controlled Outside Diameter

ASTM F 714-08 Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe (SDR-PR) Based on Outside Diameter

CSA B137.1-09 Polyethylene (PE) pipe, tubing, and fittings for cold-water pressure services

CSA B137.4-09 Polyethylene (PE) piping systems for gas services

 

Health Effects: U.S. Market

NSF/ANSI Standard 61: Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects
NSF/ANSI Standard 372: Drinking Water System Components – Lead Content