Certification of vulcanised rubber products for cold and hot drinking water applications (BRL K17504)

The evaluation guideline K17504 includes all relevant requirements on the basis of which Kiwa will handle applications for certification and the issuing of Kiwa product certificates for vulcanised rubber seals for cold and hot drinking water applications in The Netherlands.
The certification scheme applies to seals made of solid vulcanised rubber, including
O-rings, gaskets and other designs, with welded joints as well as with protective coating.

In this guideline the rubber products are classified according to the following fields of application:

  • Class I        Cold water supply
  • Class II       Cold and intermittently hot water supply
  • Class III      Hot water circulation systems based on classification class 2 in ISO 10508

Who is this for?

Kiwa carries out certifications and inspections of rubber seals for manufacturers of rubber compounds and rubber products, distributors and traders.

When is this needed?

For the certification of rubber products for applications in contact with drinking water in The Netherlands.

What to do next

For more information please contact Product Manager Monique Beltman (tel +31 70 4144554, monique.beltman@kiwa.nl), or rubber@kiwa.nl, or our local Kiwa office in your country.

For a direct quotation please fill in and submit the Application Form Rubber.

Why Kiwa?

For the quality assurance of rubber products you can rely on the services of Kiwa. We have certification schemes for drinking water, waste water, hot water, chemical liquids as well as gas applications.

For other Kiwa services you can contact our Expert Centres.