Global Approvals & Standards

With the expansion of the international marketplace for residential drinking water treatment products, there are many questions surrounding what approvals are required in certain countries. 

We pride ourselves on our range of global potable water approvals achieved using rubber compounds developed and mixed in house. For further guidance, please feel free to contact us.

Just some of our Global potable water approvals:

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Many of our compounds hold multi-region certification enabling our clients to reduce their inventory levels as well as creating new Exporting opportunities.

 

SELECTION OF GLOBAL PIPE SEAL RELATED STANDARDS:

 

Standard Country Application
ACS France Attestation de Conformite Sanitaire
ANSI/NSF Standard 61 USA Drinking water system components health effects
BS 3734 Class M2 ISO 23302 United Kingdom Dimensional Tolerances of Solid Moulded and Extruded
Rubber Products
BS EN 1092-1:2007+A1:2013 United Kingdom Flanges and their joints. Circular flanges for pipes, valves, fittings and accessories, PN designated. Steel flanges
BS 6920  United Kingdom Suitability of Non-Metallic Products for Use in Contact with
Water intended for Human Consumption with regard to
their Effect on the Quality of Water
EN681-1/WA Europe Elastomeric seals Material requirements for pipe joint
seals used in potable water applications.
EN681-1/WC Europe Elastomeric seals Material requirements for pipe joint
seals used in drainage applications
EN 682  Europe Elastomeric seals - Material requirements for seals used in
pipes and fittings carrying gas and hydrocarbon fluids.
DIN 4060  Germany Elastomeric Sealants for Pipe Joints in Drains and Sewers;
Requirements and Testing.
KTW 1.3.13.D2  Germany The evaluation of plastics and other non metallic materials
from the point of view of health in the context of the
foodstuffs and commodities act for the drinking water sector.
CIROCLARE 102  Italy Hygenic requirements for plastic and rubber materials
used with pipes & fittings destined to come into contact with
potable water.
ISO 4633  International Rubber seals joint rings for water supply, drainage and
sewerage pipelines specification for materials.
ISO 6447  International Rubber Seals - Joint Rings Used for Gas Supply Pipes and
Fittings - Specification for Material.
ISO 6448  International Rubber Seals - Joint Rings Used for Petroleum and Fittings.
EN545:2010 International Ductile iron pipes, fittings, accessories and their joints for water pipelines

BS EN 598:2007+A1:2009

International

Ductile iron pipes, fittings, accessories and their joints for sewerage applications. Requirements and test methods

WIS 4-41-01

British

Specification for flexible couplings for gravity sewerage and drainage pipes

BS EN 16397-1:2014

European

Flexible couplings. Performance requirements

BS EN 16397-2:2014

European

Flexible couplings. Characteristics and testing for metal banded flexible couplings, adaptors and bushes

 

Benefits of products:

  • Vast range of global potable water approvals including high temperature
  • New compounds can be developed in house
  • Many compounds with multi-region approvals