Rubbers in contact with DRINKING WATER, regulations and what has changed?
Jaap Havinga; KIWA
At the moment several countries within Europe are changing their requirements for testing and accepting products which come in contact with drinking water. This presentation will give you a brief overview for the most accepted criteria towards rubbers in contact with drinking water within Europe. Besides that recent developments will be highlighted, such as:
- the new Dutch regulation 2017 ‘Regeling materialen en chemicaliën drink- en warm tapwatervoorziening’
- the new UBA regulations 2019 ‘Anlagen der Bewertungsgrundlage für Kunststoffe und andere organische Materialien im Kontakt mit Trinkwasser (KTW-BWGL)‘ and what that will mean for the Elastomer Leitlinie (ELL)
We will go in detail what has changed compared towards the old requirements and besides that explain the new methodology.