design guide

International Certifications-Potable Water

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics has the most extensive domestic and international potable water certified elastomers list in the world today. Compounds 559PE (EP, 70) and 559GT (EP, 90) feature the latest in chloramine resistant technology and are certified for potable water use throughout the world.

Drinking Water

Component Hardness
Shore A
Elastomer  
Great Britain WRAS: British std. BS6920-1990
559PE 70 EP For cold water.
559GT 90 EP For cold water.
212N 70 EP For hot and cold water. O-Rings only
210N 70 NBR For hot and cold water. O-Rings only
Germany KTW:
212N 70 EP O-Rings only
210N 70 NBR O-Rings only
France ACS:
559PE 70 EP  
559GT 90 EP  
565CZ 50 EP