Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Building Codes Division

Rule Rule 918-770-0120
Application Procedures


(1)

A testing laboratory that desires approval to test plumbing products for conformance with product standards approved by the Board shall submit an application to the Chief Plumbing Inspector. The application shall specify the product standards to which the laboratory seeks approval to test. The application shall also include a Certificate of Accreditation issued by an approved laboratory accreditation program organization.

(2)

Laboratory accrediting organizations that desire approval to issue Certificates of Accreditation shall submit an application to the Chief Plumbing Inspector. The application shall contain evidence of compliance with the requirements contained in ISO/IEC Guide 58:1993, Calibration and Testing Laboratory Accreditation Systems — General Requirements for Operation and Recognition.

(3)

Bodies and organizations seeking approval to certify plumbing products for conformance with product standards approved by the Board shall submit an application to the Chief Plumbing Inspector. The application shall contain documented evidence of compliance with the requirements contained in ISO/IEC Guide 65:1996, General Requirements for Bodies Operating Product Certification Systems.

(4)

Approval of testing laboratories, laboratory accreditation organizations and product certification systems shall be for an indefinite period and contingent upon the laboratory, accreditation organization or product certification system maintaining compliance with the applicable approval requirements.

(5)

If an application is denied, the applicant shall be notified in writing of the reasons. The applicant may submit revisions which are needed to obtain approval without prejudice.
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Jun. 8, 2021