ASSE - 1008
Performance Requirements for Plumbing Aspects of Residential Food Waste Disposer Units
|Publication Date:||1 April 2019|
These devices shall be designed to reduce food waste particle sizes for discharging into the sanitary drainage system. Devices shall include a means of self-cleaning and means to protect against mechanical shock. When a dishwasher discharge connection(s) is incorporated in the device, the device shall be designed so that if the discharge connection becomes blocked, backflow into the dishwasher shall not occur.
The device shall be designed for the installation for which it is intended. The terminal outlet of the device shall be 1.5 in (40 mm) nominal tube size.
Product shall comply with the appropriate requirements of UL 430 or CSA C22.2 No. 68.
A durable, cleanable, leakproof mounting to the sink shall be provided with the device.
Feed Hopper Closure/Splash Guard
The device shall include a means to minimize the ejection of food waste through the feed opening.