September 21, 1979
COMMERCIAL ITEM DESCRIPTION
FAUCET, SINGLE (LAVATORY)
The General Services Administration has authorized the use of this commercial item description in lieu of Interim Federal Specification WW-F-001910.
This commercial item description covers single lavatory faucets.
Except for minimum discharge capacity
requirements and certification requirements for toxicity, the faucets conform
to ANSI A 112.18.1.
Non-metallic materials in contact with potable water shall conform to “Potable Water Applications” requirements of NSF Std.No.14.
Maximum flow rate shall be not more than 3.0 GPM at 20 thru 80 PSI flowing pressures.
The faucet body shall be brass. Faucet, escutcheons, and flanges shall be bright chrome plated.
Handles shall be indexed for hot or cold water, as specified.
The faucet shall be equipped with an aerator.
Workmanship. All welds shall be clean and free of blowholes. All surfaces shall be free of sharp burrs, silvers, pits, ridges, or checks. All chrome plated surfaces shall be free of visible peeling, blistering, or voids.
Certification. The contractor shall certify that the product offered meets the salient characteristics of this commercial item description and that the product conforms to the producer’s own drawing, specifications, standards, and quality assurance practices and is the same product offered for sale in the commercial market. The Government reserves the right to require proof of such conformance prior to first delivery and thereafter as may be otherwise provided for under the provisions of the contract.
Recovered Materials. The manufacturer shall utilize recovered materials to the maximum extent practicable.
Packaging, packing, and marking. Each faucet shall be packaged in accordance with normal commercial practice and packed to assure acceptance by common carrier and provide product protection against loss and damage during multiple shipments, handling and storage. The shipping container shall be in compliance with National Motor Freight Classification and Uniform Freight Classification. Shipping containers shall be marked as specified in the contract or order.
ANSI Standards are available from the American National Standards Institute, 1430 Broadway, New York, NY 10018.
NSF Standards are available from the National Sanitation Foundation Testing Laboratory, Inc., P.O Box 1468, Ann Arbor, MI 48106.
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