ACS (Attestation De Conformite Sanitaire ) is the material safety approval required for materials and products in contact with drinking water in France.
All products that come in contact with drinking water must pass ACS certification before they can be legally sold in France.
Elastomer sealing materials for wellhead and christmas tree equipment used in oil & gas drilling and production.
DVGW (Deutscher Verein des Gas- und Wasserfaches) has been dedicated to the technical and economic development of water and gas professionals since its was founded in 1859, and has always attached special importance to safety, hygiene and environmental protection.The scope of the DVGW includes all products related to water supply and gas supply.
EN549: Rubber materials for seals and diaphragms for gas appliances and gas equipment.
Food Contact Materials and The European Framework Regulation (EC)/1935/2004 : Within the European Union, all food contact materials and articles intended to come into contact with food need to comply with the European Framework Regulation (EC) 1935/2004. The principles set out in Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 require that materials do not:
1.Release their constituents into food at levels harmful to human health
2.Change food composition, taste and odour in an unacceptable way
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The FDA is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the control and supervision of food safety, medicines, biological products, cosmetics, veterinary drugs, medical devices, and diagnostic products.
CFR 21.177.2600 means CFR - Code of Federal Regulations Title 21-FOOD AND DRUGS，PART 177 INDIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES: POLYMERS.
§ 177.2600 - Rubber articles intended for repeated use.
KTW (Kunststoffe und Trinkwasser), a German quality standard for rubber and plastic components in contact with drinking water.
NACE TM0297 “Effects of high temperature, high pressure carbon dioxide decompression on elastomeric materials”.
NORSOK M-710 Rev.2 Section 7.3 Annex B: “Qualification of non-metallic sealing materials and manufacturers – resistance to rapid gas decompression (RGD)”.
NORSOK M-710 Edition 3 and ISO 23936-2 “Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries: Non-metallic materials in contact with media related to oil and gas production – Part 2: Elastomers”.
NSF (The National Sanitation Foundation ) was established in 1944 as an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization. NSF is an authoritative organization in the field of public health and safety, which is dedicated to standard setting, product testing and certificationS that help protect food, water and the environment.
NSF/ANSI 61: Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects
TOTAL EP PVV 142
TOTAL EP PVV 142, Appendix 8 “Elastomer O-ring seals explosion decompression type testing procedure”.
UL (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.):founded in 1894 is an independent, non-profit professional organization that conducts tests for public safety. The basic standard that covers the test methods used to investigate elastomeric gaskets and seals is ANSI/UL 157:the Standard for Safety of Gaskets and Seals.
The WRAS (Water Regulations Advisory Scheme) play an important role in protecting public health, safeguarding water supplies and promoting the efficient use of water within customers’ premises across the UK. The scope of material certification testing includes plumbing faucets, valve parts, rubber products, plastics, etc. All materials that come into contact with water Materials that may be used to manufacture the equipment must comply with BS6920.