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WRAS Approvals Directory  

The WRAS Approvals Directory is a unique reference of products and materials approved for use in contact with drinking water in UK.

WRAS Material Approval is granted to materials which have satisfied the requirements of BS 6920:2014 Parts 1 and 2, together with Part 3 for hot water usage, “Suitability of non-metallic products for use in contact with water intended for human consumption with regard to their effect on the quality of water.” 

WRAS Product Approval shows that fittings comply with the requirements of The Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999, the Water Supply (Water Fittings) (Scotland) Byelaws 2014, and Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 when correctly installed. 

In order for approval to be granted the fittings are mechanically tested against the Regulator’s Specification and the non-metallic materials/components of construction also undergo water quality testing against BS6920:2014 parts 1-3. 

WRAS Approvals are valid for a maximum of five years, and in order to maintain a WRAS Approval the material or product will be audit tested every 5 years. 
 

The WRAS Approvals Directory can be viewed online  

http://www.wras.co.uk/directory

 

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