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International Residential Code 2015 (IRC 2015)

Part I ‒ Administrative

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Part III ‒ Building Planning and Construction

Part IV ‒ Energy Conservation

Part V ‒ Mechanical

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Part VII ‒ Plumbing

Part VIII ‒ Electrical

Part IX ‒ Referenced Standards

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Table AG101.1 provides a list of plastic piping product standards for various applications.

TABLE AG101.1 PLASTIC PIPING STANDARDS FOR VARIOUS APPLICATIONSa,b

APPLICATION LOCATION TYPE OF PLASTIC PIPING
ABS CPVC PE PE-AL-
PE
PE-RT PEX PEX-AL-
PEX
PP PVC
Central vacuum System
piping
ASTM F
2158
Foundation drainage System
piping
ASTM F
628
ASTM F
405
ASTM D
2665
ASTM D
2729
ASTM D
3034
Geothermal ground loop System
piping
ASTM D
2846
ASTM F
441
ASTM F
442
ASTM F
2855
CSA
B137.6
ASTM D
2239
ASTM D
2737
ASTM D
3035
ASTM F
1282
ASTM F
2623
ASTM F
2769
ASTM F
876
CSA
B137.5
ASTM F
1281
ASTM F
2389
CSA
B137.11
ASTM D
1785
ASTM D
2241
CSA
B137.3
Loop
piping
ASTM D
2239
ASTM D
2737
ASTM D
3035
NSF
358-1
ASTM F
1282
ASTM F
2623
ASTM F
2769
ASTM F
876
CSA
B137.5
ASTM F
2389
CSA
B137.11
Gray water Nonpressure
distribution/
collection
ASTM F
628
ASTM D
2239
ASTM D
2737
ASTM D
3035
ASTM F
2306
ASTM F
2389
CSA
B137.11
ASTM D
1785
ASTM D
2729
ASTM D
2949
ASTM D
3034
ASTM F
891
ASTM F
1760
CSA
B137.3


(continued)

TABLE AG101.1—continued PLASTIC PIPING STANDARDS FOR VARIOUS APPLICATIONSa,b

APPLICATION LOCATION TYPE OF PLASTIC PIPING
ABS CPVC PE PE-AL-
PE
PE-RT PEX PEX-AL-
PEX
PP PVC
Gray water Pressure/
distribution
ASTM D
2846
ASTM F
441
ASTM F
442
ASTM F
2855
CSA
B137.6
ASTM D
2239
ASTM D
2737
ASTM D
3035
ASTM F
1282
ASTM F
2623
ASTM F
2769
ASTM F
876
CSA
B137.5
ASTM F
1281
ASTM F
2389
CSA
B137.11
ASTM D
1785
ASTM D
2241
CSA
B137.3
Radiant cooling Loop piping ASTM D
2846
ASTM F
441
ASTM F
442
ASTM F
2855
ASTM D
2239
ASTM D
2737
ASTM D
3035
ASTM F
1282
ASTM F
2623
ASTM F
2769
ASTM F
876
CSA
B137.5
ASTM F
1281
ASTM F
2389
CSA
B137.11
Radiant heating Loop piping ASTM D
2846
ASTM F
441
ASTM F
442
ASTM F
2855
ASTM F
1282
ASTM F
2623
ASTM F
2769
ASTM F
876
CSA
B137.5
ASTM F
1281
ASTM F
2389
CSA
B137.11
Rainwater harvesting Nonpressure/
collection
ASTM F
628
ASTM F
1901
ASTM F
2389
CSA
B137.11
ASTM D
1785
ASTM D
2729
ASTM D
2949
ASTM F
891
ASTM F
1760
CSA
B137.3
Pressure/
distribution
ASTM D
2846
ASTM F
441
ASTM F
442
ASTM F
2855
CSA
B137.6
ASTM D
2239
ASTM D
2737
ASTM D
3035
ASTM F
1282
ASTM F
2623
ASTM F
2769
ASTM F
876
CSA
B137.5
ASTM F
1281
ASTM F
2389
CSA
B137.11
ASTM D
1785
ASTM D
2241
CSA
B137.3


(continued)

TABLE AG101.1—continued PLASTIC PIPING STANDARDS FOR VARIOUS APPLICATIONSa,b

APPLICATION LOCATION TYPE OF PLASTIC PIPING
ABS CPVC PE PE-AL-
PE
PE-RT PEX PEX-AL-
PEX
PP PVC
Radon venting System piping ASTM F
628
ASTM D
1785
ASTM F
891
ASTM F
1760
Reclaimed water Main to
building
service
ASTM D
2846
ASTM F
441
ASTM F
442
ASTM F
2855
CSA
B137.6
ASTM D
3035
AWWA
C901
CSA
B137.1
ASTM F
1282
ASTM F
2623
ASTM F
2769
ASTM F
876
AWWA
C904
CSA
B137.5
ASTM F
2389
CSA
B137.11
ASTM D
1785
ASTM D
2241
AWWA
C905
CSA
B137.3
Pressure/
distribution/
irrigation
ASTM D
2846
ASTM F
441
ASTM F
442
ASTM F
2855
CSA
B137.6
ASTM D
2239
ASTM D
2737
ASTM D
3035
ASTM F
1282
ASTM F
2623
ASTM F
2769
ASTM F
876
CSA
B137.5
ASTM F
1281
ASTM F
2389
AWWA
C900
CSA
B137.11
ASTM D
1785
ASTM D
2241
AWWA
C900
Residential fire
sprinklersc
Sprinkler
piping
ASTM F
441
ASTM F
442
CSA
B137.6
UL
1821
ASTM F
2769
ASTM F
876
CSA
B137.5
UL
1821
ASTM F
2389
CSA
B137.11
Solar heating Pressure/
distribution
ASTM D
2846
ASTM F
441
ASTM F
442
ASTM F
2855
ASTM F
2623
ASTM F
2769
ASTM F
876
CSA
B137.5
ASTM F
1281
ASTM F
2389
CSA
B137.11

a. This table indicates manufacturing standards for plastic piping materials that are suitable for use in the applications indicated. Such applications support green and sustainable building practices. The system designer or the installer of piping shall verify that the piping chosen for an application complies with local codes and the recommendations of the manufacturer of the piping.
b. Fittings applicable for the piping shall be as recommended by the manufacturer of the piping.
c.Piping systems for fire sprinkler applications shall be listed for the application.
ASTM
F1760—01(2011) Standard Specification for Coextruded
Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Non-
Pressure Plastic Pipe Having
Reprocessed-Recycled Content
F1901—10 Standard Specification for Polyethylene
(PE) Pipe and Fittings for Roof Drain
Systems
F2158—08 Standard Specification for Residential
Central-Vacuum Tube and Fittings
F2306—08 12" to 60" Annular Corrugated Profile-
wall Polyethylene (PE) Pipe and Fittings
for Gravity Flow Storm Sewer and Sub-
surface Drainage Applications

AWWA
900—07 Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) Pressure Pipe
and Fabricated Fittings, 4 in. through 12
in. (350 mm through 1200 mm), for
Water Transmission and Distribution
905—10 Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) Pressure Pipe
and Fabricated Fittings, 14 in. through 48
in. (100 mm through 300 mm)

UL
1821—2011 Standard for Thermoplastic Sprinkler
Pipe and Fittings for Fire Protection
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