Online News: NSF International To Allow the Use of More Types of Stainless Steel in NSF/ANSI Standard 61
April 13, 2006
NSF International announced that NSF/ANSI Standard 61: Drinking water system components-Health effects now allows additional types of stainless steel as acceptable materials for use in the manufacturing of drinking water equipment. Duplex stainless steel grades 2205, 2304, 2101 and 2003 have been incorporated into the standard. These are in addition to types 304, 304L, 316 and 316L, which have previously been accepted under NSF/ANSI Standard 61.