Backed by more than 80 years of IAPMO experience, IAPMO R&T Lab is a trusted name for independent testing, research, and technical services in the plumbing and mechanical industries.

We are accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 and are capable of testing to more than 400 standards as well as providing special services such as Research and Development, training, quality assurance, failure analysis, and witness/field testing. As a part of the IAPMO umbrella the R&T lab is uniquely positioned in helping you obtain the c-UPC shield mark paving the way for you to comply with US and Canadian codes. Working in conjunction with IAPMO R&T allows their ANSI and SCC accreditation to broaden our scope of testing.

IAPMO R&T Lab is committed to providing quality testing services at competitive rates in a timely manner. We offer one-stop testing for fast track listing in the U.S., Canadian, Mexico, Australian, Indonesian and other markets. Our knowledgeable staff will work with you to simplify the testing and certification process, helping get your product to market faster.

Our capabilities include high pressure, thermo cycling, material tests such as salt fog abrasion and plastics. Water efficiency testing is one of our specialties such as shower heads, faucets, toilets and more.

Watch what it takes for a manufacturer to have their products tested to the WaterSense Standards

Lavatory faucets and lavatory faucet aerators

Showerheads and handheld showers

Water Closets, Urinals and Flushometer valves