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Swimming Pools/Spas Safety Vacuum Relief Systems

Voluntary Standard(s)


Potential new voluntary standard for safety vacuum release systems, automatic pump shut-off systems, shut-off systems, and vacuum limiting systems for swimming pools, spas, wading pools, hot tubs, and catch pools



Suction Entrapment Avoidance


ASTM F2387-2004(12)

Manufactured Safety Vacuum Release Systems (SVRS) for Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs

Relevant Rulemaking



To work with PHTA (formally APSP) and ASTM to develop the voluntary standards to strengthen safety provisions and to ensure that the voluntary standard maintains adequate safety levels addressing hazards associated with safety vacuum release systems for swimming pools, spas, wading pools, and hot tubs.

Report an unsafe product