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e-CFR data is current as of February 20, 2020

Title 10Chapter IISubchapter DPart 429Subpart B → §429.29


Title 10: Energy
PART 429—CERTIFICATION, COMPLIANCE, AND ENFORCEMENT FOR CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT
Subpart B—Certification


§429.29   Showerheads.

(a) Sampling plan for selection of units for testing. (1) The requirements of §429.11 are applicable to showerheads; and

(2) For each basic model of a showerhead, a sample of sufficient size shall be randomly selected and tested to ensure that any represented value of water consumption of a basic model for which consumers favor lower values shall be greater than or equal to the higher of:

(i) The mean of the sample, where:

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Or,

(ii) The upper 95 percent confidence limit (UCL) of the true mean divided by 1.05, where:

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(b) Certification reports. (1) The requirements of §429.12 are applicable to showerheads; and

(2) Pursuant to §429.12(b)(13), a certification report shall include the following public product-specific information: The maximum water use in gallons per minute (gpm) rounded to the nearest 0.1 gallon, the maximum flow water pressure in pounds per square inch (psi), and a declaration that the showerhead meets the requirements of §430.32(p) pertaining to mechanical retention of the flow-restricting insert, if applicable.

[76 FR 12451, Mar. 7, 2011; 76 FR 24771, May 2, 2011, as amended at 78 FR 62985, Oct. 23, 2013]

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