The details for listing are described in the application package. Please refer to form 1 of the application for details or visit the document download link. If you have any questions and/or need more information regarding listing requirements, please contact any of IAPMO R&T’s technical staff.
Yes, we can help you develop an IAPMO standard. Such IAPMO standards are called IAPMO Guide Criteria (IGC‘s). For more information on IGC development, please contact us. You may also wish to contact IAPMO’s Standards department.
Classified marking means that a product complied with the standard, however, it is either not in compliance with the code or simply is not mentioned in the code. For more details regarding marking, please refer to “Mark Usage Guide” that is available to download on our website or contact our product review engineer.
Yes, IAPMO R&T can certify a component or material. The mark used is a UPC® or cUPC® with the text “COMPONENT” or "MATERIAL" on top of the shield. For more details regarding marking, please refer to “Mark Usage Guide” that is available to download on our website or contact our product review engineer.
Yes, using the shield mark on your advertisement is one of the benefits of being listed with IAPMO R&T. In fact, IAPMO R&T encourages all manufacturers to do so. Please refer to “Mark Usage Guide” that is available to download on our website or contact our product review engineer for more details.
Yes, IAPMO R&T can list products to the NSF/ANSI 61 standard. There are a number of labs recognized to conduct such testing for IAPMO R&T. For more information please contact any of IAPMO R&T’s technical staff.
Yes, IAPMO and IAPMO R&T can list products other than plumbing products. This includes but is not limited to food equipment products (i.e. prep tables, kitchen utensils, stoves, etc.), electrical products, water systems related products (i.e. Reverse Osmosis Unit, water softener, etc.), and gas-fueled products (i.e. barbecue grill, boilers, fireplaces, etc.). IAPMO R&T can also list energy-efficient products to EPA WaterSense specifications, many of the EPA Energy Star specifications, and various Green requirements. For more details, please contact any of IAPMO R&T’s technical staff.
The reason being, so we may receive, process and return your new certificate to you prior to the expiration date of the file. This will also eliminate the possibility of having an expired certificate when an official is asking for a current listing certificate.
The pre-listing inspection is the initial audit of the manufacturing location for all new listings. The only portion of the fees for inspections that are pre-paid is the pre-listing inspection fee. Travel and other applicable expenses are not included with this fee. These expenses will be determined by the Listing Compliance Department and will be invoiced separately upon completion of the inspection.
During the Initial Factory Inspection, the Inspector verifies that the plant’s documented quality program is being adhered to. In addition, the inspector verifies that the test equipment at the plant is adequate for the tests being conducted and that the equipment is properly calibrated.
The minimum requirements for Listee’s QA program can be found here.
A. Random sample selection for testing B. Witness on-site testing of product samples(when possible) C. Review quality management system records and practices D. Examine product markings E. Assess the use of IAPMO R&T certification marks F. Record all results and observations G. Complete a Field Report and Signature Sheet
The minimum QA systems requirements can be found here.
It depends on the size of the company seeking registration and the complexity of processes employed by the company. Our Registration Services Department will provide a competitive quotation once receiving the application.