Standard Active Last Updated: Dec 14, 2017
ASTM F444-88(2017)

Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Scald-Preventing Devices and Systems in Bathing Areas


1.1 This consumer safety specification covers scald-preventing devices and systems delivering water in bathing areas.

1.2 This specification establishes the minimum performance requirements for the devices and systems to minimize the risks associated with the hazards of scalds.

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as 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 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.11
Developed by Subcommittee: F15.03
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/F0444-88R17
ICS Code: 23.060.40