NSF Issues Public Notice on CPVC Pipe Made in Saudi Arabia
NSF Intl. has posted a public notice on CPVC potable water pipe manufactured by Saudi Industries for Pipes, Co. LTD. located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The implicated product was manufactured between March 2007 and Oct. 2007, and was marketed under the trade designation CPVC Pipes in 1/2-inch to 2-inch diameters.
NSF Intl. cautions against using the pipe for potable water use. Independent testing under the requirements of NSF/ANSI Standard 61 titled “Drinking Water System Components - Health Effects” indicated that the pipe exceeds the maximum extraction levels for lead. According to the posting, the specific pipe is Schedule 80 (Sch 80) CPVC pipe in 1/2- to 2-inch diameters. Retailer information is unknown.