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NSF/ANSI/CAN 61-G Certification

Asahi/America has received National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) 61 certification on 14 different valve models including the Type-21 Ball Valve, Type-23 Multiport Valve, Type-57P butterfly valves, Gate Valves and Sediment Strainers.

NSF/ANSI/CAN 61-G certification states that "Asahi/America's valves have been certified to be used in drinking water applications with little or no health effects." This means you can now offer Asahi/America valves into applications requiring NSF 61-G standards.

Asahi/America believes we offer the widest range of valves that have received NSF 61-G certification.

Asahi/America Valves with NSF 61-G Certification:

  • 1/2"-4" Type-21 Ball Valve (PVC/EPDM/FKM)
  • 1/2"-4" Type-21 Ball Valve (CPVC/EPDM/FKM)
  • 1/2"-4" GP-V Ball Valve (PVC/EPDM/FKM)
  • 1/2"-4" Type-23 Multiport Valve (PVC/EPDM/FKM)
  • 3/8"-2" Type-27 Omni (PVC/EPDM)
  • 1/4" Labcock (PVC/EPDM)
  • 1/2"-2" True Union Ball Check (PVC/EPDM/FKM)
  • 1/2"-2" True Union Ball Check (CPVC/EPDM/FKM)
  • 3"-4" Single Union Ball Check Valve (PVC/EPDM/FKM)
  • 3"-4" Single Union Ball Check Valve (CPVC/EPDM/FKM)
  • 1-1/2"-14" Type-57P Butterfly Valve (PVC/PP/EPDM)
  • 1-1/2"-14" Type-57P Butterfly Valve (PP/PP/EPDM)
  • 3" - 12" Type-57IL Butterfly Valve (PVC/PP/EPDM)
  • 1/2"-4" Sediment Strainer (PVC/EPDM/FKM)
  • 1-1/2"-14" Gate Valve (Type P) (PVC/PP/EPDM/FKM)
  • 1/2"-2" PVC and CPVC True Union diaphragm valves - EPDM and PTFE
  • 1/2"-4" PVC and CPVC Flanged diaphragm valves - EPDM and PTFE

Click here to see our NSF certification certificate

Click here to see our NSF certification certificate for GP-V Ball Valves


NSF/ANSI/CAN 61-G Certification

Asahi/America's Chem Proline®, Chem Prolok®, Proline®, PRO150, PRO45 and Pro-Vent® industrial piping systems and PP-Pure® high purity piping system are all NSF/ ANSI/ CAN 61-G certified.

The NSF/ANSI/CAN Standard 61-G Drinking Water System Components certification is the nationally recognized health effects standard for all devices, componenets and materials that contact drinking water.

Click here to see official NSF documentation

BV Certification ISO9001

ISO 9001:2015

 Click here to see a copy of our certification

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Asahi/America lists many of our valves for CE labeling. A complete listing can be found here

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ABS (America Bureau of Shipping)

Asahi/America Inc. has received certification from ABS on the following products:

These products have been tested and received "Type Approved Product" certification from ABS.

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UL Approval

The UL Mark, provided by Underwriters Laboratories, is the most widely recognized symbol in the US for electrical devices. Products bearing the UL mark indicate that a manufacturer has taken the initiative to have a technically competent third party testing facility to perform a variety of product safety tests according to recognized standards. Manufacturers voluntarily submit their devices to a team of engineers who are specialists in product safety standards at one of the UL facilities. Products bearing the UL mark have undergone this testing process and have achieved the mark according to a particular UL standard. Periodic on-site checks performed by UL, assure that a manufacturer maintains a high level of quality and performance standards. For the consumer, the mark provides a level of confidence, demonstrating that the products have been tested and comply with all relevant safety standards in accordance with the use of that particular product.

Asahi/America, Inc. has achieved the UL mark for Industrial Control Equipment with regards to standard UL 508 for our Series 92 and Series 94 115 VAC and 220 VAC electric actuators.

Series 92 Quarter Master now UL1203 certified for use in hazardous locations

Click here to learn more

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Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) Approved

ECTFE (Halar®) has received Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) approval for welding procedures (CRN: ACCEPT1417).

Download a full copy of the certificate here.

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California Proposition 65

Proposition 65 requires businesses to provide warnings to Californians about significant exposures to chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. These chemicals can be in the products that Californians purchase, in their homes or workplaces, or that are released into the environment.

Click here to see Asahi/America Prop 65 Statement of Compliance


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Our members care for the systems that make animal care possible. We are the water quality and mechanical system professionals that move the water, design and maintain the systems, develop and distribute the products to manage the daily requirements for animals in our care at hundreds of facilities across the world. Formed in “1994” we are a 503b Trade Organization supported by the entire industry – operators to vendors, researchers to administrators as the premier professional organization dedicated to this multi-faceted discipline. If you have ever selected or maintained a pump, glued PVC pipe, adjusted an Ozonator, measured dissolved oxygen, pH or ammonia, measured flow or temperature, open or closed a valve, chances are you are less than two removed from an AALSO member!

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American Petroleum Institute (API)

API represents all segments of America’s natural gas and oil industry, which supports more than 11 million U.S. jobs and is backed by a growing grassroots movement of millions of Americans. Our nearly 600 members produce, process and distribute the majority of the nation’s energy, and participate in API Energy Excellence®, which is accelerating environmental and safety progress by fostering new technologies and transparent reporting. API was formed in 1919 as a standards-setting organization and has developed more than 800 standards to enhance operational and environmental safety, efficiency and sustainability.

Although our focus is primarily domestic, in recent years our work has expanded to include a growing international dimension, and today API is recognized around the world for its broad range of programs.

Click here to see our membership listing.

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Aquaculture Suppliers Association

The primary mission of the Aquaculture Suppliers Association is to place new and existing aquaculture producers and related businesses in contact with quality and reputable aquaculture suppliers; and to provide industry suppliers with a substantive voice in all interactions with the World Aquaculture Society and US Aquaculture Society regarding the annual conference and trade show

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The American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) is the international organization for professionals skilled in the design, specification and inspection of plumbing systems. ASPE is dedicated to the advancement of the science of plumbing engineering, to the professional growth and advancement of its members and the health, welfare and safety of the public.

Learn how to earn CEU credits for free from Asahi/America's Experts in Plastics

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The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of zoos and aquariums in the areas of conservation, education, science, and recreation. AZA represents more than 230 institutions in the United States and overseas, which collectively draw more than 195 million visitors every year. These institutions meet the highest standards in animal care and provide a fun, safe, and educational family experience. In addition, they dedicate millions of dollars to support scientific research, conservation, and education programs.

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Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the oldest and largest nonprofit, scientific and educational organization dedicated to safe and sustainable water in the world. With more than 50,000 members worldwide and 43 Sections in North America, AWWA advances public health, safety and welfare by uniting the efforts of the entire water community.

Click here to see our AWWA certificate

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The International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD), established in 1956, brings together manufacturers, distributors, manufacturers’ representatives and service providers in an environment which encourages a free flow of ideas and information that help members build their businesses. Every program and service we provide is designed with the simple goal of helping our members increase profitability. www.iapd.org

 Click here to see our IAPD certificate

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ISPE was founded in 1980 by a handful of people who believed the pharmaceutical industry needed an organization that would deal with practical applications of science and technology for technical professionals. Their aim was to improve efficiency and best practices. The much-needed forum provided by ISPE began with a membership of engineers in North America. In time, ISPE membership expanded beyond engineering to include a broad representation from pharmaceutical professionals, including a vital link with quality control and assurance personnel.

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Plastics Pipe Institute

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) is the major trade association representing all segments of the plastics piping industry. PPI members share a common interest in broadening awareness and creating opportunities that expand market share and extend the use of plastics pipe in all its many applications. As an association, PPI focuses collaborative efforts to accumulate data, concentrate facts and target resources toward advancements in applications and increases in widespread usage.

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SEMI® is the global industry association serving the manufacturing supply chain for the micro and nano-electronics industries, including:

  • Semiconductors
  • Photovoltaics (PV)
  • High-Brightness LED
  • Flat Panel Display (FPD)
  • Micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS)
  • Printed and flexible electronics
  • Related micro and nano-electronics

The industries, companies, and people SEMI represents are the architects of the electronics revolution. SEMI members are responsible for the innovations and technologies that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products and devices that bring the power of the digital age to more people every day.

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Founded in 1928, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 36,000 individual members and 75 affiliated member associations representing water quality professionals around the world. WEF members, member associations, and staff proudly work to achieve our mission to provide bold leadership, champion innovation, connect water professionals, and leverage knowledge to support clean and safe water worldwide. 

The Massachusetts plumbing board has accepted and listed Asahitec PP-RCT products for use in certain plumbing applications.

They are listed under the manufacturers heading, “Baenninger Kunstastoff Produkte GmbH”.

From their website:

The Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters (“the Massachusetts Plumbing Board”) regulates these trades according to state laws and Board regulations. The Board holds exams and issues licenses for journeyman and master plumbers, journeyman and master gas fitters, and LP and LTD Gas. It also registers apprentice plumbers and gas fitters and issues corporate and partnership certificates for plumbing and gas, and holds public hearings for code amendments and variances, approves dual and elevated gases and plumbing and gas products.

This acceptance/approval allows the use of Asahitec PP-RCT piping products in the State of Massachusetts for applications where domestic water and state plumbing codes are required.