August 2013 NSF Water News

NSF – Water News

New Tamper Evident Requirements in NSF 60 for Water Treatment Chemicals

The NSF Joint Committee on Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals and the NSF Council of Public Health Consultants (CPHC) have adopted new tamper-evident requirements for packaging of drinking water treatment chemicals. > Read More

Top 10 POU/POE Consumer Inquiries

Through the month of July, the NSF Consumer Affairs office had received nearly 1,500 consumer inquiries related to POU/POE products. This number has continued to increase over the past years.

  1. Lead
  2. Arsenic
  3. Chloramine
  4. Water softener
  5. Fluoride
  6. Cyst/bacteria
  7. TTHMs, haloacetic acids, VOCs
  8. Chlorine
  9. Nitrate
  10. Radiologicals (uranium/radium/iodine-131)

Crossover Appeal: Standards and Certifications for Pool, Spa and Water Park Products Used in Related Industries

Everybody in the recreational water business knows that it's not the only game in town. Some of the materials and products used in the pool and spa industry are also used in other industries. Beyond aquatics and aquaculture, one of the largest opportunities for recreational water product crossover is the drinking water market. Knowing about the recreational water products, standards and codes in the drinking water market can help you plan your business, cross-sell and cross-shop. > Read More

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