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Question: 13-06 Code Section: 7 Date: 9 October 2013

OBC 2006 Reference:

Question Submitted: Will inspectors be required to enforce the lower lead content requirements contained in the latest CSA B125.3-12 standard? If so, would there be a phase in period to allow wholesalers to get old stock of the shelves. Since CSA B125.1-05 is the standard referenced in the new O.Reg 332/12, won't inspectors be compelled to reference the 05 standard in a similar fashion to how we couldn't reference the new B64 standard when it came out?

Interpretation: YES The 2012 Building Code has been amended to cover the Low lead requirements in the Ministers Ruling: MR13-S-24 and signed by the Director (Brenda Lewis) of the Building and Development Branch. This Ruling comes into force on January 1, 2014.

Issuing Agency EXISTING STANDARD AMENDED STANDARD
  Document Number Title of Document Document Number Title of Document
CSA CAN/CSA-B125.3-05 Plumbing Fittings CAN/CSA-B125.3-12 Plumbing Fittings

 

 

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