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International Residential Code 2018 (IRC 2018)

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 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
APPLICATIONLOCATIONTYPE OF PLASTIC PIPING
ABSCPVCPEPE-AL-
PE
PE-RTPEXPEX-AL-
PEX
PPPVC
Central vacuumSystem
piping
ASTM F2158
Foundation drainageSystem
piping
ASTM F628ASTM F405ASTM D2665
ASTM D2729
ASTM D3034
Geothermal ground loopSystem
piping
ASTM D2846
ASTM F441
ASTM F442
ASTM F2855
CSA B137.6
ASTM D2239
ASTM D2737
ASTM D3035
ASTM F1282ASTM F2623
ASTM F2769
ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
ASTM F1281ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
ASTM D1785
ASTM D2241
CSA B137.3
Loop
piping
ASTM D2239
ASTM D2737
ASTM D3035
NSF 358-1
ASTM F1282ASTM F2623
ASTM F2769
ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
Gray waterNonpressure
distribution/
collection
ASTM F628ASTM D2239
ASTM D2737
ASTM D3035
ASTM F 2306
ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
ASTM D1785
ASTM D2729
ASTM D2949
ASTM D3034
ASTM F891
ASTM F 1760
CSA B137.3
Pressure/
distribution
ASTM D2846
ASTM F441
ASTM F442
ASTM F2855
CSA B137.6
ASTM D2239
ASTM D2737
ASTM D3035
ASTM F1282ASTM F2623
ASTM F2769
ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
ASTM F1281ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
ASTM D1785
ASTM D2241
CSA B137.3
Radiant coolingLoop pipingASTM D2846
ASTM F441
ASTM F442
ASTM F2855
ASTM D2239
ASTM D2737
ASTM D3035
ASTM F1282ASTM F2623
ASTM F2769
ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
ASTM F1281ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
Radiant heatingLoop pipingASTM D2846
ASTM F441
ASTM F442
ASTM F2855
ASTM F1282ASTM F2623
ASTM F2769
ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
ASTM F1281ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
Rainwater harvestingNonpressure/
collection
ASTM F628ASTM F 1901ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
ASTM D1785
ASTM D2729
ASTM D2949
ASTM F891
ASTM F 1760
CSA B137.3
Pressure/
distribution
ASTM D2846
ASTM F441
ASTM F442
ASTM F2855
CSA B137.6
ASTM D2239
ASTM D2737
ASTM D3035
ASTM F1282ASTM F2623
ASTM F2769
ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
ASTM F1281ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
ASTM D1785
ASTM D2241
CSA B137.3
Radon ventingSystem pipingASTM F628ASTM D1785
ASTM F891
ASTM F 1760
Reclaimed waterMain to
building
service
ASTM D2846
ASTM F441
ASTM F442
ASTM F2855
CSA B137.6
ASTM D3035
AWWA C901
CSA B137.1
ASTM F1282ASTM 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 F1282ASTM F2623
ASTM F2769
ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
ASTM F1281ASTM F2389
AWWA C900
CSA B137.11
ASTM D1785
ASTM D2241
AWWA C900
Residential fire sprinklerscSprinkler
piping
ASTM F441
ASTM F442
CSA B137.6
UL 1821
ASTM F2769ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
UL 1821
ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
Solar heatingPressure/
distribution
ASTM D2846
ASTM F441
ASTM F442
ASTM F2855
ASTM F2623
ASTM F2769
ASTM F876
CSA B137.5
ASTM F1281ASTM F2389
CSA B137.11
  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 D1785—15Specification for Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Plastic Pipe, Schedules 40, 80 and 120Table AG101.1
ASTM D2239—12ASpecification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe (SIDR-PR) Based on Controlled Inside DiameterTable AG101.1
ASTM D2241—15Specification for Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Pressure-rated Pipe (SDR-Series)Table AG101.1
ASTM D2665—14Specification for Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Plastic Drain, Waste and Vent Pipe and FittingsTable AG101.1
ASTM D2729—11Specification for Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Sewer Pipe and FittingsTable AG101.1
ASTM D2737—2012ASpecification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic TubingTable AG101.1
ASTM D2846—14Specification for Chlorinated Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Plastic Hot- and Cold-water Distribution SystemsTable AG101.1
ASTM D2949—10Specification for 3.25-in. Outside Diameter Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Plastic Drain, Waste and Vent Pipe and FittingsTable AG101.1
ASTM D3034—14aSpecification for Type PSM Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Sewer Pipe and FittingsTable AG101.1
ASTM D3035—15Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe (DR-PR) Based On Controlled Outside DiameterTable AG101.1
ASTM F405—05Specification for Corrugated Polyethylene (PE) Pipe and FittingsTable AG101.1
ASTM F441—15Specification for Chlorinated Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Plastic Pipe, Schedules 40 and 80Table AG101.1
ASTM F442—13E1Specification for Chlorinated Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Plastic Pipe (SDR-PR)Table AG101.1
ASTM F628—12E1Specification for Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) Schedule 40 Plastic Drain, Waste and Vent Pipe with a Cellular CoreTable AG101.1
ASTM F876—15ASpecification for Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) TubingTable AG101.1
ASTM F891—10Specification for Coextruded Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Plastic Pipe with a Cellular CoreTable AG101.1
ASTM F1281—11Specification for Cross-linked Polyethylene/Aluminum/Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX-AL-PEX) Pressure PipeTable AG101.1
ASTM F1282—10Specification for Polyethylene/Aluminum/Polyethylene (PE-AL-PE) Composite Pressure PipeTable AG101.1
ASTM F1760—01 (2011)Standard Specification for Coextruded Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Non-Pressure Plastic Pipe Having Reprocessed-Recycled ContentTable AG101.1
ASTM F1901—10Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Pipe and Fittings for Roof Drain SystemsTable AG101.1
ASTM F2158—08 (2016)Standard for Residential Central-vacuum Tube and FittingsTable AG101.1
ASTM F2306/F2306M—14E112" to 60" Annular Corrugated Profile-wall Polyethylene (PE) Pipe and Fittings for Gravity Flow Storm Sewer and Sub-surface Drainage ApplicationsTable AG101.1
ASTM F2389—15Standard for Pressure-rated Polypropylene (PP) Piping SystemsTable AG101.1
ASTM F2623—14Standard Specification for Polyethylene of Raised Temperature (PE-RT) SDRG TubingTable AG101.1
ASTM F2769—14Polyethylene or Raised Temperature (PE-RT) Plastic Hot and Cold-Water Tubing and Distribution SystemsTable AG101.1
ASTM F2855—12Standard Specification for Chlorinated Poly (Vinyl Chloride)/Aluminum/Chlorinated Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC AL CPVC) Composite Pressure TubingTable AG101.1
AWWA 900—07Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) Pressure Pipe and Fabricated Fittings, 4 in. through 12 in. (350 mm through 1200 mm), for Water Transmission and DistributionTable AG101.1
AWWA C901—16Polyethylene (PE) Pressure Pipe and Tubing 1/2 in. (13 mm) through 3 in. (76 mm) for Water ServiceTable AG101.1
AWWA C904—16Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Pressure Tubing, 1/2 in. (13 mm) through 3 in. (76 mm) for Water ServiceTable AG101.1
AWWA 905—10Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) Pressure Pipe and Fabricated Fittings, 14 in. through 48 in. (100 mm through 300 mm)Table AG101.1
CSA B137.1—16Polyethylene (PE) Pipe, Tubing and Fittings for Cold Water Pressure ServicesTable AG101.1
CSA B137.3—16Rigid Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Pipe for Pressure ApplicationsTable AG101.1
CSA B137.5—16Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing Systems for Pressure ApplicationsTable AG101.1
CSA B137.6—16Chlorinated polyvinylchloride CPVC Pipe, Tubing and Fittings for Hot- and Cold-water Distribution SystemsTable AG101.1
CSA B137.11—16Polypropylene (PP-R) Pipe and Fittings for Pressure ApplicationsTable AG101.1
NSF 358-1—2014Polyethylene Pipe and Fittings for Water-based Ground Source "Geothermal" Heat Pump SystemsTable AG101.1
UL 1821—2011Standard for Thermoplastic Sprinkler Pipe and Fittings for Fire Protection Service with revisions through August 2015Table AG101.1
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