KEP understands the importance of regulatory approval and compliance to our customers, and as such is one of the most certified producers in the industry. We maintain compliance with a wide variety of regulations and standards in the United States, Canada, and around the world. These include requirements for food, drug and potable water contact, automotive and electrical uses, and heavy metals content, among other criteria.

KEPITAL® complies with the below regulations or standards:

Drinking Water

  • National Sanitation Foundation (US): NSF-14 Plastics Piping System Components, NSF-61 Drinking Water System Components
  • British Standards (UK): BS6920 Suitability of Non-Metallic Products
  • KTW (Germany): 2002/72/EC

Food Contact

  • Food & Drug Administration (US): 21 CFR 177.2470, Polyoxymethylene Copolymer
  • National Sanitation Foundation (US): NSF-51 Plastic Material & Components Used in Food Equipment
  • BfR (Germany)
  • BgVV (Germany)
  • Ministry of Health & Welfare (Korea)

Medical

  • Drug Master File (US): DMF No. 15636
  • Food & Drug Administration (US): 21 CFR 177.2470, Polyoxymethylene Copolymer
  • U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (US): Class VI Plastics Tests
  • ISO 10993-5 (Cytotoxicity): Certified Biocompatibility
  • BPA (Bisphenol A), Phthalates & Latex Free
  • EU: No. 10/2011, Plastic Materials and Articles to Come into Contact with Food
  • EU: 2001/2/EC TSE/BSE, No Animal Origin
  • EU: REACH EC 1907/2006, Substance of Very High Concern

Flammability

  • Underwriters Laboratories (US): UL 94 HB Flammability Standard, UL 746 Electrical Tests
  • Canadian Standard Associate (Canada): C22.2 No. 6 Flammability Test