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PEX Certifying Rulemaking

PEX (Cross-linked Polyethylene) CEQA Review and Approval

Order Discharging Writ - Sept. 2010 (PDF)

PEX Bulletin 10-01 - State PEX Exclusion Removed (PDF)

On August 16, 2010, the California Building Standards Commission certified the Final Environmental Impact Report and approved regulations allowing the use of PEX tubing. The Approved Final Express Terms document represents the final language that will be published into the 2007 California Plumbing Code and the 2010 California Plumbing Code (Effective Jan. 1, 2011) with the strikeout and underlining removed for clarity. All remaining agencies rulemaking documents appearing on this page, were also approved by the Commission, but do not have the strikeout and underlined removed.

Approved Final Express Terms, Title 24, Part 5 - California Plumbing Code for the California Building Standards Commission (BSC-EF 01/10 - PDF)

The Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD-EF 01/10 - PDF)

 

The Division of the State Architect (DSASS-EF 01/10 - PDF)

 

The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD-EF 02/10 - PDF)

 

The Department of Public Health (DPH-EF 01/10 - PDF)

 

The Department of Food and Agriculture (AGR-EF 01/10 - PDF)

 

Fill and Flush Tag (PDF)


Second Revised Final Environmental Impact Report on PEX (SRDEIR)

Joint Statement by Center for Environmental Health et al, Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association and California Building Standards Commission Regarding Settlement of PEX Litigation in California (PDF)

Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program - August 2010 (PDF)

 

Second Revised Draft Environmental Impact Report for PEX

Updated Deadline for Submitting Comments:  Comments on the SDEIR must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 19, 2010

 

Notice of Availability (SRDEIR-NOA) (PDF)

 

Second Revised Draft Environmental Impact Report (SRDEIR-PEX) (PDF) May 17,2010

Errata to Table 6-4 (Page 3-4 of SRDEIR) (PDF)

California Building Standards Commission

Amend Part 5, Chapter 6, Table 6-4, 2010 California Plumbing Code for PEX regulations

Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA

Express Terms, ET

Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR

Reference Materials

ATSDR 1996 (PDF)

ATSDR 2009a (PDF)

ATSDR 2009b (PDF)

BAAQMD 2009 (PDF)

Borak Teleconf. 4-29-2010a (PDF)

Borak Teleconf. 5-5-2010b (PDF)

Chou 2010 (PDF)

DPH 2010 (PDF)

EDCAPCD 2002 (PDF)

EPA 1992 (PDF)

EPA 1994 (PDF)

EPA OPPT 1994 (PDF)

EPA 1997 (PDF)

EPA 1997b (PDF)

EPA 1998 (PDF)

EPA 2000 (PDF)

EPA 2005 (PDF)

EPA 2008 (PDF)

EPA 2010 (PDF)

McLellen 2009x (PDF)

McLellen 2010a (PDF)

McLellen 2010b (PDF)

McLellen 2010c (PDF)

NSF 1987 (PDF)

NSF 2010 (PDF)

OEHHA 1999 (PDF)

OEHHA 2001 (PDF)

OEHHA 2003 (PDF)

SJVAPCD 2002 (PDF)

SMAQMD 2010 (PDF)

Vibien et al nd (PDF)

Vibien et al ND (PDF)

 

Final Environmental Impact Report for PEX (FEIR) (PDF)
Statewide use of PEX piping was approved by the California Building Standards Commission on Jan. 22, 2009. 
Effective Aug. 1, 2009.

PEX Regulatory Action proposed for the California Building Standards Code, Part 5, Title 24.

PEX NOPA (Notice of Proposed Action) Second 45-Day comment period for the adoption of statewide regulations allowing the use of PEX with specified mitigation measures. For the NOPA and proposed express terms go to:  /prpsd_chngs/pc_07_comment.htm

PEX CEQA Documents and Notices of Comment Periods

PEX RDEIR (Recirculated Draft Environment Impact Report) for the adoption of statewide regulations allowing the use of PEX (PDF)

RDEIR NOA (Notice of Availability) of RDEIR (PDF)

Pub. Comment – ABJC (PDF)

CSBM ex1 (PDF)

CSBM ex2 (PDF)

CSBM ex3 (PDF)

CSBM ex4 (PDF)

CSBM ex5 (PDF)

CSBM ex6 (PDF)

CSBM ex7 (PDF)

CSBM ex8 (PDF)

CSBM ex9 (PDF)

CSBM ex10a (PDF)

CSBM ex10b (PDF)

CSBM ex11 (PDF)

CSBM ex12 (PDF)

CSBM ex13 (PDF)

CSBM ex14 (PDF)

Pub. Comment – City of Grand Terrace (PDF)

Appendices (PDF)

Referrence Materials

McClellan (NSF) 8-6-08 (PDF)

OEHHA 1999 TBA (PDF)

Propostition 65 List - 9-12-08 (PDF)

Taber 6-23-08 DEIR Comments (PDF)

Bestervelt (NSF) - PEX IER Response 23 June 2008 (PDF)

Chaudhuri - 10-1-08 (PDF)

Luong - 10-1-08 (PDF)

McClellan - 8-1-08 NSF 61 Over Time Testing (PDF)

McClellan - 10-5-08 Carbon black and PEX (PDF)

California Health and Safety Code Section 116275

California Health and Safety Code Section 116455

CDPH 2006 - MTBE monitoring results

OEHHA 1999a - OEHHA Water - Public Health Goals (PHGs)


DEIR
(Draft Environment Impact Report) for the adoption of statewide regulations allowing the use of PEX (PDF)

PEX NOA (Notice of Availability) of DEIR and Notice of Public hearings in June/2008 (PDF)

Public Comments Received:

Pub. Comment - Gambro (PDF)

Pub. Comment - J. Silva (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Orange Pacific Plumb. (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Griffin Ind. (PDF)

Pub. Comment - City of Grand Terrace (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Granite Homes (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Saber Plumbing Company (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Stanford Univ. Med. Center (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Pacific Production Plumbing (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Warmington Homes Cal. (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Golden West Plumbing (PDF)

Pub. Comment - ABJC - Cover Letter to PEX - DEIR (PDF)

Pub. Comment - ABJC - CSBM - PEX - DEIR Comments (PDF)

 

Exhibit - A - Reid - PEX (PDF)

Exhibit - B - Reid - PEX (PDF)

Exhibit - C - Reid - PEX (PDF)

Exhibit - D - Clark - PEX (PEX)

Exhibit - E - Clark - PEX (PDF)

Exhibit - F - Clark - PEX (PDF)

Exhibit - G - Krause - PEX (PDF)

Exhibit - H - Reid - CV (PDF)

Exhibit - I - Clark - CV (PDF)

Exhibit - J - Krause - CV (PDF)

Pub. Comment - NSF International - PEX - EIR (PDF)

Exhibit - MTBE Document (PDF)

Exhibit - NSF - Butanol (PDF)

 

Pub. Comment - Viloria Construction (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Trilogy Plumbing (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Sheehan Construction (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Robbins Plumbing (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Richards Plumbing (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Pinnacle Plumbing (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Lucas Mercier (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Laurence Hovenier Inc. (PDF)

Pub. Comment - GH Plumbing (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Frontier Plumbing (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Casa Plumbing (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Calpasc (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Cal Tile Company (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Bayside Concrete (PDF)
Pub. Comment - Aspen Insurance Brokers (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Osborne Company (PDF)

Pub. Comment - Somach Simmons & Dunn (PDF)

 

Exhibit A - DEIR (PDF)

Exhibit B - DEIR (PDF)

Exhibit C - DEIR (PDF)

Exhibit D - DEIR (PDF)

Exhibit E - DEIR (PDF)

Exhibit F - DEIR (PDF)

Exhibit G - DEIR (PDF)

Exhibit H - DEIR (PDF)

Exhibit I - DEIR (PDF)


NOP
(Notice of Preparation) of an EIR for the adoption of statewide regulations allowing the use of PEX and notice of scoping meetings in November/2007 (PDF)


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PEX Emergency Building Standards


California Building Standards Commission (BSC)

Amend Part 5, Chapter 6, Table 6-4 2007 and 2010 California Plumbing Code for PEX regulations:

  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF

Public Comments:

  • CALPASC - B. Wick (PDF)
  • RCR Plumbing & Mechanical Inc. (PDF)

The Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)

Amend Part 5, Chapter 6, Table 6-4 2007 and 2010 California Plumbing Code for PEX regulations:

  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)

Amend Part 5, Chapter 6, Table 6-4 2007 and 2010 California Plumbing Code for PEX regulations:

  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF

Division of The State Architect - Structural Safety (DSA-SS)

Amend Part 5, Chapter 6, Table 6-4 2007 and 2010 California Plumbing Code for PEX regulations:

  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF

Department of Food and Agriculture (AGR)

Amend Part 5, Chapter 6, Table 6-4 2007 and 2010 California Plumbing Code for PEX regulations:

  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF

California Department of Public Health (DPH)

Amend Part 5, Chapter 6, Table 6-4 2007 and 2010 California Plumbing Code for PEX regulations:

  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF)