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International Residential Code 2015 (IRC 2015)

Part I — Administrative

Part II — Definitions

Part III — Building Planning and Construction

Part IV — Energy Conservation

Part V — Mechanical

Part VI — Fuel Gas

Part VII — Plumbing

Part IX — Referenced Standards

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Table AG1011.1 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
F2158
Foundation drainage System
piping
ASTM F628 - ASTM F405 - - - - - ASTM
D2665
ASTM
D2729
ASTM
D3034
Geothermal ground loop System
piping
-
ASTM
D2846
ASTM
F441
ASTM
F442
ASTM
F2855
CSA
B137.6
ASTM
D2239
ASTM
D2737
ASTM
D3035
ASTM
F1282
ASTM
F2623
ASTM
F2769
ASTM
F876
CSA
B137.5
ASTM F1281 ASTM
F2389
CSA
B137.11
ASTM
D1785
ASTM
D2241
CSA
B137.3
Loop
piping
- - ASTM
D2239
ASTM
D2737
ASTM
D3035
NSF
358-1
ASTM
F1282
ASTM
F2623
ASTM
F2769
ASTM
F876
CSA
B137.5
- ASTM
F2389
CSA
B137.11
-
Gray water Non pressure
distribution/
collection
ASTM
F628
- ASTM
D2239
ASTM
D2737
ASTM
D3035
ASTM
F2306
- - - - ASTM
F2389
CSA
B137.11
ASTM
D1785
ASTM
D2729
ASTM
D2949
ASTM
D3034
ASTM
F891
ASTM
F1760
CSA
B137.3
Gray water Pressure/
distribution
- ASTM
D2846
ASTM
F441
ASTM
F442
ASTM
F2855
CSA
B137.6
ASTM
D2239
ASTM
D2737
ASTM
D3035
ASTM
F1282
ASTM
F2623
ASTM
F2769
ASTM
F876
CSA
B137.5
ASTM
F1281
ASTM
F2389
CSA
B137.11
ASTM
D1785
ASTM
D2241
CSA
B137.3
Radiant cooling Loop piping - ASTM
D2846
ASTM
F441
ASTM
F442
ASTM
F2855
ASTM
D2239
ASTM
D2737
ASTM
D3035
ASTM
F1282
ASTM
F2623
ASTM
F2769
ASTM
F876
CSA
B137.5
ASTM
F1281
ASTM
F2389
CSA
B137.11
-
Radiant heating Loop piping - ASTM
D2846
ASTM
F441
ASTM
F442
ASTM
F2855
- ASTM
F1282
ASTM
F2623
ASTM
F2769
ASTM
F876
CSA
B137.5
ASTM
F1281
ASTM
F2389
CSA
B137.11
-
Rainwater
harvesting
Non pressur/
collection
ASTM
F628
- ASTM
F1901
- - - - ASTM
F2389
CSA
B137.11
ASTM
D1785
ASTM
D2729
ASTM
D2949
ASTM
F891
ASTM
F1760
CSA
B137.3
Pressure/
distribution
- ASTM
D2846
ASTM
F441
ASTM
F442
ASTM
F2855
CSA
B137.6
ASTM
D2239
ASTM
D2737
ASTM
D3035
ASTM
F1282
ASTM
F2623
ASTM
F2769
ASTM
F876
CSA
B137.5
ASTM
F1281
ASTM
F2389
CSA
B137.11
ASTM
D1785
ASTM
D2241
CSA
B137.3
Radon venting System
piping
ASTM
F628
- - - - - - - ASTM
D1785
ASTM
F891
ASTM
F1760
Reclaimed water Main to
building
service
-
ASTM
D2846
ASTM
F441
ASTM
F442
ASTM
F2855
CSA
B137.6
ASTM
D3035
AWWA
C901
CSA
B137.1
ASTM
F1282
ASTM
F2623
ASTM
F2769
ASTM
F876
AWWA
C904
CSA
B137.5
- ASTM
F2389
CSA
B137.11
ASTM
D1785
ASTM
D2241
AWWA
C905
CSA
B137.3
Pressure/
distribution
irrigation
- ASTM
D2846
ASTM
F441
ASTM
F442
ASTM
F2855
CSA
B137.6
ASTM
D2239
ASTM
D2737
ASTM
D3035
ASTM
F1282
ASTM
F2623
ASTM
F2769
ASTM
F876
CSA
B137.5
ASTMF1281 ASTM
F2389
AWWA
C900
CSA
B137.11
ASTM
D1785
ASTM
D2241
AWWA
C900
Residential fire
sprinklersc
Sprinkler
piping
- ASTM
F441
ASTM
F442
CSA
B137.6
UL
1821
- - ASTM
F2769
ASTM
F876
CSA
B137.5
UL
1821
- ASTM
F2389
CSA
B137.11
-
Solar heating Pressure/
distribution
ASTM
D2846
ASTM
F441
ASTM
F442
ASTM
F2855
- - ASTM
F2623
ASTM
F2769
ASTM
F876
CSA
B137.5
ASTM
F1281
ASTM
F2389
CSA
B137.11
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  1. 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.
  2. Fittings applicable for the piping shall be as recommended by the manufacturer of the piping.
  3. 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
Service
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