ASTM WK69759

    New Practice for Pre-Stressing Terminal Point-of-Use Water Filters before Testing by Test Method F838

    (What is a Work Item?)

    Developed by Subcommittee: D19.08 | Committee D19 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers terminal point-of-use (POU) filters intended for intermittent use on showers, faucets, and other water use end-point devices that deliver hot and cold potable water. 1.2 This practice does not cover in-line filters. 1.3 UnitsThe values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard. 1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. 1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of international Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    legionella; microfilter; pathogen; point of use


    Standard required for health care and institutions in which confined groups use water intermittently such as for bathing and so forth to ensure prevention of waterborne pathogen infection.

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

    Citing ASTM Standards
    Back to Top
    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Aaron Rosenblatt


    D19.08 (21-01)

    Negative Votes Need Resolution