For Consumers

For Professionals

About the BMA

Contact the BMA

Home

For Professionals
SANITARYWARE Standards
Sanitaryware those plumbing fixtures found in bathrooms and washrooms, such as washbasins, sinks or WCs. Manufactured from ceramics, plastics, glassor metals.

BSI British Standards
BSI British Standards' publications give recommendations on a wide range of building and construction matters including materials, testing, health and safety, access and regulations. They are essential reference for architects, developers, building owners, site managers, building contractors, structural engineers, materials specifiers and other interested parties. www.bsigroup.com

British Standards Institution
Always check for the most up-to-date version of the standard

BS 1188
Specification for ceramic washbasins and pedestals.

BS 1206
Specification for fireclay sinks. Dimensions and workmanship.

BS 1212-3 
Float operated valves. Specification for diaphragm type float operate valves (plastics bodied) for cold water services only (excluding floats).

BS 1212-4
Float operated valves. Specification for compact type float operated valves for WC flushing cisterns (including floats).

BS 1254
Specification for WC seats (plastics).

BS1876
Specification for automatic flushing cisterns for urinals.

BS2456
Specification for floats (plastics) for float operated valves for cold water services.

BS 3402
Specification for quality of vitreous china sanitary appliances.

BS5505-3
Specification for bidets. Vitreous china bidets over rim supply only. Quality, workmanship and functional dimensions other than connecting dimensions.

BS5506-3
Specification for washbasins.Washbasins )one or three tapholes). Materials, quality, design and construction.

BS 5520
Specification for vitreous china bowl urinals (rimless type).

BS 5627
Specification for plastic connectors for use with horizontal outlet Vitreous China WC pans.

BS 6465-1
Sanitary Installations.Code of practice for the design of sanitary facilities and scales of provision of sanitary and associated appliances.

BS 6465 Part - 2
Sanitary Installations.Code of Practice for space requirements for sanitary appliances.

BS 6465-3
Sanitary Installations.Code of practice for the selection, installation and maintenance of sanitary and associated appliances.

BS6465-4
Sanitary Installations.Code of practice for the provision of public toilets.

BS EN 31
Washbasins.Connecting dimensions.

BS EN 32
Obsolete now incorporated into BS EN 31. 

BS EN 33
WC pans and WC suites.Connecting dimensions.

EN 34 (BS 5504 1)
Obsolete now incorporated into BS EN 33.

BS EN 35
Pedestal Bidets with over-rim supply.Connecting Dimensions.

BS EN 36 
Wall Hung Bidets with over-rim supply. Connecting Dimensions.

BS EN 37 
Obsolete now incorporated into BS EN 33. 

EN 38
Obsolete now incorporated into BS EN 33. 

BS EN 80
Wall hung urinals. Connecting dimensions.

BS EN 695
Kitchen sinks. Connecting dimensions.

BS EN 997
WC pans and WC suites with integral trap.

BS EN 13310 
Kitchen sinks. Functional requirements and test methods.

BS EN 13407
Wall hung urinals. Functional requirements and test methods.

BS EN 14055 
WC and urinal flushing cisterns.

BS EN 14124
Inlet valves for flushing cisterns with internal overflow.

BS EN 14528 
Bidets. Functional requirements and test methods.

BS EN 14688
Sanitary Appliances..Washbasins. Functional requirements and test methods.

Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999
The Water Fittings Regulations 1999 (or Byelaws 2000 in Scotland) are national requirements for the
design, installation and maintenance of plumbing systems, water fittings and water-using appliances.
Their purpose is to prevent misuse, waste, undue consumption or erroneous measurement of water
and contamination of drinking water. 
www.defra.gov.uk/environment/water/industry
Note: References to water regulations apply to England and Wales. Data may vary for Scotland and Northern Ireland please check for specific regulations applicable.

For Consumers
Bathroom Products
WCs & Cisterns
Washbasins
Bidets
Brassware & TMVs
Showering
Wet Rooms

Grab Rails & Accessories


Special Products
Hoists & Trolleys
Seats
Special Baths
Body Dryers
Bathroom Design
Basics
Lighting

For Professionals
Regulations and Standards
Building Regulations Approved Doc M
Disability Discrimination Act
BS8300
Sanitaryware
Brassware
Hot Water Safety -
TMVs
Baths


Shower Controls
Shower Enclosures
Shower Trays
Bathroom Furniture
Domestic Water Systems

Products for washrooms
in public buildings

Sanitaryware
Brassware & TMVs
Showering & Wet Rooms
Grab Rails & Accessories
Hoists
Special Baths

Safety & Security
Links




Privacy Statement
  |  Site Map  |  Copyright 2012 Bathroom Manufacturers Association