|Subject Area||Mechanical Equipment and Packaging|
|Year of Declaration||2007|
|Number of Pages||7|
This specification covers requirements and test methods for materials, dimensions and tolerances, pipe stiffness, crush resistance, impact resistance hydrostatic burst resistance, and solvent cement for poly(vinyl chloride) plastic drain, waste, and vent pipe and fittings. A form of marking is also included. Plastic which does not meet the material requirements specified in Section 5 is excluded. Installation procedures are given in the Appendix. Metric values shall be used throughout this standard. Where imperial values are used they are for information only. The text of this specification references notes, footnotes and appendixes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the specification. The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 7, of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. It applies to drain waste and vent pipe and fittings used in buildings with more than two (2) stories in height and gross floor area of more than 300 m2.