Products used for the construction and repair of drinking water supply systems.
Recommendation for the conformity certification of products’ suitability for use with drinking water
The recommendation describes a general procedure for confirming suitability of use with drinking water for all products (base materials, base substances, materials, formulas, building components, composite products) that may come into contact with drinking water. All relevant materials and substances are addressed. Using examples and scenarios, the recommendation describes the typical steps to be taken by applicants and the respective significance of the certification body. The recommendation varies according to material and the surface area of products and building components coming into contact with drinking water. It expressly points out the need for inspection of production processes.
The recommendation is not intended to be legally binding.