Current IAPMO PS Standards



This Standard covers tank risers intended for domestic sewage disposal systems and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers dishwasher drain airgaps with single or multiple inlet ports intended for use with ordinary domestic type automatic dishwashers connected to the sanitary waste system, and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This standard covers encasement sleeves for potable water pipe and tubing, and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers lead-free sealing compounds for threaded joints intended for use in drain, waste and vent, piping, water supply systems, and gas piping, and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers plastic PVC (poly vinyl chloride or its copolymers) or PE (polyethylene or its copolymers) pressure‐sensitive adhesive tape intended for use in preventing corrosion of pipe and other metal surfaces, and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers pipe alignment and secondary support systems and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings

This Standard covers flush valves with dual flush device for OEM use in water closets and water closet tanks with integral flush valves with a dual flush device and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers plastic, elastomeric, and metallic expansion joints and flexible expansion joints intended for use in drain, waste, and vent systems and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers pump/dose, sumps and sewage ejector tanks with or without a pump intended for commercial and residential applications and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers grooved mechanical pipe couplings and grooved fittings and gaskets for pressure applications intended for use with copper, ductile iron, cast iron, PVC, CPVC, steel, and stainless steel pipe and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers utility boxes intended for plumbing applications (e.g., washing machines, ice makers, tubs, gas appliances, and air admittance valves) and made of (a) acrylonitrile‐butadiene‐styrene (ABS); (b) polystyrene (PS); (c) polyvinylchloride (PVC); (d) steel; or (e) a combination of the materials listed in Items (a) to (d).

This Standard covers drain strainers intended for installation in bath and sink waste drain assemblies and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This standard covers wastewater diverter valves and diversion systems and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers leaching chambers made of high‐density polyethylene, polypropylene, or polyethylene terephthalate intended for infiltrating wastewater into the soil and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers roof pipe flashings intended for (a) use with smooth‐walled metallic and plastic piping, cable, or conduit; and (b) installation on roofs covered with asphalt shingles, clay tiles, concrete tiles, slate tiles, metal roofing systems, wood shakes, and wood shingles.

This Standard covers Airgap units intended for water conditioning equipment installation and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings. Airgap units with standard inlet and outlet ports also may be integrated into other larger housings or product sub-assemblies wherein they are required to perform the same airgap functions. This shall be acceptable so long as the contained airgap units meet the requirements of this standard.

This Standard covers insulated, dielectric fittings with male threads, grooved ends, or plain ends, intended to reduce galvanic corrosion in plumbing systems by isolating dissimilar metal piping sections, and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This standard covers early‐closure replacement flappers or early‐closure replacement flapper with mechanical assemblies and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This standard covers standard types of bathwaste and overflow assemblies such as rigid, swivelball, flexible-neck and also bathwaste and overflow assemblies with tub filler spouts which are installed on bathing vessels and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers valves with atmospheric vacuum breakers and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers dental liquid-ring vacuum pumps and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers trap primers for fill valves and flushometer valves and trap primer adapters and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This standard covers multiport electronic trap primer and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers clarifiers intended for separating liquids and or solids that have different specific gravities than water and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This standard covers precast concrete seepage pit liners and covers and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This standard covers tools for mechanically formed tee connections for installations in copper tubing and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers flexible elastomeric mechanical fittings for use with plain end drain, waste, and vent (DWV) and plain end sewer (tubular waste) pipe and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This standard covers diverter and shut-off valves for pool/spa and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers elastomeric test caps, cleanout caps, and combination test caps/shielded couplings, and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This standard covers plastic stabilizers for use with plastic closet bends and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers heat exchangers and indirect water heaters and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance tests, and markings.

This Standard covers heat exchangers and indirect water heaters and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance tests, and markings.

This Standard covers pipe support hangers and hooks intended for use in plumbing supply and drain waste vent systems and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers mechanical cast iron water closet flanges and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers the physical, performance and testing requirements for vacuum, seal, proper spring tension and other specific properties of construction and finish together with methods of marking and identification.

This standard covers a special connection for a dispensing equipment and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard specifies requirements for materials, manufacture, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings for (a) prefabricated, tileable shower (b) tileable and pre‐tiled shower kits intended to be assembled in the place of final installation.

This standard covers aramid reinforced rubber hose that is to be used for radiant heating and snowmelting in both residential and commercial applications and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This standard pertains to restaurant fire suppression systems, not under continuous pressure which use water as a supplemental cooling medium to prevent reignition of the fire after extinguishment. This standard does not cover restaurant fire suppression systems that are normally pressurized.

This standard covers PVC cold water compression fittings and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, and markings.

This standard covers PVC cold water gripper fittings intended for use on iron pipe size (IPS), copper tube size (CTS) pipe, SDR or SIDR polyethylene or polybutylene size tubing, and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This standard covers PVC plastic valves intended for use in cold water distribution systems outside a building and CPVC plastic valves intended for use in potable hot and cold water distribution systems inside and outside a building and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This standard covers hot water on‐demand or automatic activated hot water pumping systems intended for hot to cold water distribution and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers press connections made with: (a) copper or copper alloy fittings and Type K, L, and M copper tube; (b) carbon steel fittings and Schedule 10 and 40 carbon steel pipe; (c) stainless steel fittings and Schedule 5, 10, and 40 stainless steel pipe; or (d) stainless steel fittings and stainless steel pipe complying with the dimensions specified in Table 1.

This Standard covers water‐powered sump pumps intended to provide emergency or backup groundwater or storm water removal from buildings in the event of power failure and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.

This Standard covers definition, materials, dimensional tolerances and method of marking or identifying for unit curbs. The unit curbs covered by this Standard are intended for use on air conditioning units. The unit curbs covered by this Standard do not prevent their use for evaporative coolers.

This standard covers dimensions, testing methods and other significant properties in addition to general description of the final products, together with methods of marking and identification. The provision of this standard are not intended to prevent the use of any alternate material or method of construction provided any such alternate meets the intent of this standard. Skimmers are used for both public and residential pools, spas, or hot tubs. Recommended procedures for installation and operation of skimmers on public and residential pools, spas, or hot tubs shall be included in the installation instructions. Skimmers shall be designed and installed so as to prevent body entrapment as described in Section 3.2

This Standard covers special use suction fittings which are designed to be totally submerged and of suitable material for use in swimming pools, spas, and hot tubs and specifies requirements for materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, and markings.


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