This document gives requirements and guidance for the assessment of conformity of materials, products, joints and assemblies in accordance with EN 1519 intended to be included in the manufacturer’s quality plan as part of the quality management system and for the establishment of third-party certification procedures.
NOTE 1 It is recommended that the quality management system conforms to or is no less stringent than the relevant requirements to EN ISO 9001 .
NOTE 2 If certification is involved, it is recommended that the certification body is compliant with either EN ISO/IEC 17065  or EN ISO/IEC 17021-series , as applicable.
NOTE 3 A basic test matrix providing an overview of the testing scheme is given in Annex A.
In conjunction with EN 1519-1 this document is applicable to piping systems made of polyethylene (PE) intended to be used:
- for soil and waste discharge systems (low and high temperature) inside buildings (application area code "B") and
- for soil and waste discharge systems (low and high temperature) for both inside buildings and buried in ground within the building structure (application area code "BD").
This is reflected in the marking of products by "B" or "BD".