ADOPTS WITH AMENDMENTS:

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 VIII Electrical

Part IX Referenced Standards

Heads up: There are no amended sections in this chapter.

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 ASTM F 2158
Foundation drainage System ASTM F 628 ASTM F 405 ASTM D 2665
ASTM D 2729
ASTM D 3034
Geothermal ground loop System 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 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
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
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 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
  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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