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e-CFR data is current as of February 26, 2020

Title 10Chapter IISubchapter DPart 429Subpart B → §429.51


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


§429.51   Commercial pre-rinse spray valves.

(a) Sampling plan for selection of units for testing. (1) The requirements of §429.11 apply to commercial prerinse spray valves; and

(2) For each basic model of commercial prerinse spray valve, a sample of sufficient size must be randomly selected and tested to ensure that any represented value of flow rate must be greater than or equal to the higher of:

(i) The mean of the sample, where:

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and, x̅ is the sample mean;

n is the number of samples; and

xi is the ith sample; Or,

(ii) The upper 95-percent confidence limit (UCL) of the true mean divided by 1.10, where:

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and, x̅ is the sample mean;

s is the sample standard deviation;

n is the number of samples; and

t0.95 is the t statistic for a 95-percent two-tailed confidence interval with n-1 degrees of freedom (from Appendix A of this subpart).

(b) Certification reports. (1) The requirements of §429.12 are applicable to commercial prerinse spray valves; and

(2) Pursuant to §429.12(b)(13), a certification report must include the following public product-specific information: The flow rate, in gallons per minute (gpm), rounded to the nearest 0.01 gpm, and the corresponding spray force, in ounce-force (ozf), rounded to the nearest 0.1 ozf.

[76 FR 12451, Mar. 7, 2011; 76 FR 24779, May 2, 2011, as amended at 78 FR 62986, Oct. 23, 2013; 80 FR 81453, Dec. 30, 2015; 81 FR 4801, Jan. 27, 2016]

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