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Industry codes, standards and listings exist to protect the lives, health and safety of construction professionals, structure occupants and the public. Feel confident knowing Uponor is the most trusted and third-party listed PEX for residential and commercial plumbing, heating, cooling and fire safety applications.

  • Codes

     

     

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    International Code Council

    • IBC International Building Code
    • IRC International Residential Code
    • IPC International Plumbing Code
    • IMC International Mechanical Code
    • IFC International Fire Code
    • IECC International Energy Conservation Code
    • IgCC International Green Construction Code
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    IAPMO International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials

    • UPC Uniform Plumbing Code
    • UMC Uniform Mechanical Code
    • USEHC Uniform Solar Energy & Hydronic Code
    • GPMCS Green Plumbing & Mechanical Code Supplement
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    National Standard Plumbing Code

    • NSPC National Standard Plumbing Code
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    Unified Facilities Guide Specifications 

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    Canadian Codes


  • Listings

     

     

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    NSF International

    • NSF/ANSI 14- Plastics Piping System Components and Related Materials
    • NSF/ANSI 61- Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects
    • NSF/ANSI 372- Drinking Water System Components – Lead Content
    • NSF/ANSI 359- Valves for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Water Distribution Tubing System
    • NSF U.P. Code- Certifies that products labelled with U.P. Code are in compliance with the latest version of the Uniform Plumbing Code
    • AWWA C904- Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Pressure Tubing, 1/2 In. Through 3 In. for Water Service
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    IAPMO

    • IAPMO Research and Testing  #3558
    • IAPMO Research and Testing  #3946
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     PPI Plastics Pipe Institute

    • TR-4 PPI Listing of Hydrostatic Design Basis (HDB), Hydrostatic Design Stress (HDS), Strength Design Basis (SDB), Pressure Design Basis (PDB) and Minimum Required Strength (MRS) Ratings For Thermoplastic Piping Materials or Pipe
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     QAI Laboratories

    • P321-1 Water Pipe Systems - Plumbing Product-Pipe and Accessories
    • P321-2 Water Pipe Systems - Plumbing Product-Plastic Piping and Accessories
    • P321-3 Water Pipe Systems - Plumbing Product-Piping System and Accessories
    • 321-4 Water Pipe Systems - Fire Protection-Pipe and Fittings
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    UL Underwriters Laboratory

    • Fire-resistance Rating – ANSI/UL 263  Design No. G524
    • Fire-resistance Rating – ANSI/UL 263  Design No. G573
    • Fire-resistance Rating – ANSI/UL 263  Design No. K913
    • Fire-resistance Rating – ANSI/UL 263  Design No. L557
    • Fire-resistance Rating – ANSI/UL 263  Design No. U372
    • Fire-resistance Rating – ANSI/UL 263  Design No. V444
    • Cross-linked Polyethylene Sprinkler Pipe and Fittings  VIXR.EX5219
    • Cross-linked Polyethylene Sprinkler Pipe and Fittings Certified for Canada VIXR7.EX5219
    • Nonmetallic Plumbing System Components Classified for Fire Resistance CEYD.R18867
    • Nonmetallic Plumbing System Components Classified for Fire Resistance Certified for Canada CEYD7.R18867
    • Plumbing Pipe for Water Distribution Certified for Flame and Smoke Characteristics QNIP.R38115
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    WQA Water Quality Association

    • ORD1502 Protocol for Evaluation of the Ability of PEX Pipe to withstand Static Freeze-Thaw Cycles

  • Standards

     

     

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     ASTM International

    • ASTM F876- Standard Specification for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing
    • ASTM F877- Standard Specification for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Hot- and Cold Water Distribution Systems
    • ASTM F1960- Standard Specification for Cold Expansion Fittings with PEX Reinforcing Rings for Use with Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing
    • ASTM E84- Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
    • ASTM E814- Standard Test Method for Fire Tests of Penetration Firestop Systems
    • ASTM E119- Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials
    • ASTM F2023- Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Oxidative Resistance of Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing and Systems to Hot Chlorinated Water
    • ASTM F2657- Standard Test Method for Outdoor Weathering Exposure of Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing
    • ASTM F1281 - Standard Specification for Crosslinked Polyethylene/Aluminum/Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX-AL-PEX) Pressure Pipe
    • ASTM F2788/F2788M-13 Standard Specification for Metric and Inch-sized Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Pipe
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     ASME

    • ASME B16.51 - Copper and Copper Alloy Press-Connect Pressure Fittings
               
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     NSF International

    • NSF/ANSI 14- Plastics Piping System Components and Related Materials
    • NSF/ANSI 61- Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects
    • NSF/ANSI 372- Drinking Water System Components – Lead Content
    • NSF/ANSI 359- Valves for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Water Distribution Tubing System
               
               
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     Underwriters Laboratories

    • UL 1821- Thermoplastic Sprinkler Pipe and Fittings for Fire Protection Service
    • ANSI/UL 263- Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials
               
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     PPI  Plastics Pipe Institute

    • TR-3- Policies and Procedures for Developing Hydrostatic Design Basis (HDB), Pressure Design Basis (PDB), Strength Design Basis (SDB), and Minimum Required Strength (MRS) Ratings for Thermoplastic Piping Materials or Pipe
               
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     IAPMO Installation Standard

    • IAPMO IS 31-2014 Installation Standard for PEX Tubing Systems for Hot- and Cold-Water Distribution
               
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     National Fire Protection Association

    • ANSI/NFPA 13D- Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes
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     CSA Standards

    • CSA B137.5- Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing Systems for Pressure Applications
    • CAN/CSA B214- Installation code for hydronic heating systems
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    CAN/ULC Standards

    • CAN/ULC-S102- Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials and Assemblies
    • CAN ULC-S102.2- Surface Burning Characteristics of Flooring, Floor Covering and Miscellaneous Materials and Assemblies
    • CAN/ULC-S101- Fire Endurance Tests of Building Construction and Materials
    • CAN/ULC-S115- Fire Tests of Fire stop Systems
    • CAN/ULC/ORD-C199P- Standard for Combustible Piping for Sprinkler Systems

     

     


  • Reports

     

     

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     ICC Evaluation Services: Listing Program

    • PMG 1006
    • PMG 1012
    • PMG 1412
    • PMG 1541
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     ICC Evaluation Services: Marketing Claim 

    • ESV-1012 Marketing Claim Verification for Pre-Sleeved PEX Piping System
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     IAPMO Evaluation Reports

    • IAPMO Evaluation Report #0253 
    • IAPMO Evaluation Report #5036
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     HUD - MR 1269

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    ASPE American Society of Plumbing Engineers - Affiliate Sponsor

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    ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

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     RPA Radiant Professionals Alliance

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     PPI Plastics Pipe Institute – Reports

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     PPI Plastics Pipe Institute – Notes

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     PPFA Plastic Pipe and Fitting Association

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     Reports by State