06-35 Push on fittings

Question: 06-35Code Section: 7Date:OBC 2006 Reference:

Question: The old and new Regulation does not address the “push-on” type copper fittings recently brought on to the market, except maybe Are these fittings certified to the proper standard and are they acceptable to the regulation for use?

Interpretation: Unless a product bears a recognized Accredited Certification Organization’s mark to validate compliance to the appropriate, acceptance would have to be based upon an ruling by the Building Materials Evaluation Committee (BMEC).