This Technical Specification gives guidance for the assessment of conformity of formulations, products and assemblies in accordance with EN 1453 1 intended to be included in the manufacturer’s quality plan as part of the quality management system and for the establishment of certification procedures.
It is recommended that the quality management system conforms to or is no less stringent than the relevant requirements to EN ISO 9001 .
If certification is involved, it is recommended that the certification body is preferably compliant with EN ISO/IEC 17065  or EN ISO/IEC 17021 , as applicable.
In order to help the reader, a basic test matrix is given in Annex A, Table A.1.
In conjunction with EN 1453 1, this document is applicable to piping systems made of unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) intended to be used for the following purposes:
- for soil and waste discharge systems (low and high temperature) inside buildings (application area code "B");
This is reflected in the marking of products by "B".