Iplex PVC-U pipe is manufactured to the Australian Product Standard under a third party accredited quality assurance program complying with ISO 9001.
PVC-U non-pressure stormwater pipes has ISO Type 5 third-party StandardsMark certification, licence numbers: SMK in accordance with Australia/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 1254 “Unplasticised PVC (PVC-U) Pipes and Fittings for Stormwater or Surface Water Application.”
Iplex PVC-U stormwater pipe and fittings contain no lead stabiliser.
Some Iplex stormwater pipe and fittings contain a percentage of recycled material when manufactured, consequently colour can vary, however, most pipe manufactured is white in colour. Stormwater pipe and fitting contain a UV absorber (Tio2) and can be instelled in direct sunlight.
Iplex stormwater pipe is branded in accordance with AS/NZS 1254, which includes the date and place of manufacture.
Iplex PVC-U non-pressure stormwater pipe is certified to confirm to the Best Environmental Practice PVC (BEP PVC) provisions of AS/NZS 1260.
The Green Building Council of Australia (GCBA) has defined the standards for best practice environmental performance for PVC manufacturing, against which Iplex’s processes have been audited by an independent certifying body. These permits users of Iplex PVC-U non-pressures pipes to claim positive PVC Credit Points under the GBCA’s Green Star Rating Scheme Learn More.
Iplex Pipelines has published verified Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) on our range of PVC-U non-pressure Pipes. EPD’s are third party certified documents based on ISO 14025 and EN 15804 Standards that communicate transparent and comparable information about the life-cycle environmental impact of a product or service. Specifically, product declarations include information on the environmental impact of raw material acquisition, energy use and efficiency, composition of materials and chemical substances, emissions to air, soil and water and waste generation.