This document gives guidance for requirements for the assessment of conformity of materials (compounds/formulations), products, joints and assemblies in accordance with the applicable part(s) of EN 13598-1 and EN 13598-2 intended to be included in the manufacturer’s quality plan as part of the quality management system and for the establishment of certification procedures. NOTE 1 The quality management system is expected to conform to or be no less stringent than the relevant requirements of EN ISO 9001 . NOTE 2 If certification is involved, the certification body is expected to be compliant with EN ISO/IEC 17065 . NOTE 3 A basic test matrix provides an overview of the testing scheme in Annex A. In conjunction with EN 13598-1 and EN 13598-2 (see Foreword) this document is applicable to ancillary fittings including shallow chambers and manholes and inspection chambers.