This document gives requirements and guidance for the assessment of conformity of formulations, products and assemblies in accordance with EN 1329-1 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 The quality management system is expected to conform to or is no less stringent than the relevant requirements to EN ISO 9001 .
NOTE 2 If third party certification is involved, the certification body is expected to be compliant with either EN ISO/IEC 17065  or EN ISO/IEC 17021-series , as applicable.
NOTE 3 In order to help the reader, a basic test matrix is given in Annex A.
In conjunction with EN 1329-1, this document is applicable to piping systems made of unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) intended for soil and waste discharge systems (low and high temperature):
- inside buildings (application area code "B");
- both inside buildings and buried in ground within the building structure (application area code "BD").