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Swimming Pools/Spas Drain Entrapment

Voluntary Standard(s)

ANSI/APSP/ICC 16-2017

American National Standard for Suction Fittings for Use in Swimming Pools, Wading Pools, Spas, and Hot Tubs


Relevant Rulemaking

16 CFR part 1450, Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act


Purpose

To work with PHTA (formerly APSP) to ensure that the voluntary standard and the corresponding federal mandatory standard maintain adequate safety levels addressing entrapment hazards in swimming pools, wading pools, spas, and hot tubs available to the general public, as well as products like pool drain covers.

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