Domestic spas/whirlpool spas/hot tubs – Safety requirements and test methods
|Publication Date:||17 December 2018|
|ICS Code (Sanitary installations):||91.140.70|
This document specifies safety requirements and test methods for domestic spas/whirlpool spas/hot tubs (see 3.2) for indoor and/or outdoor use, covering the following: - portable spas including inflatable spas; - exercise spas (factory-built or field-engineered); - Scandinavian hot tubs; - field-engineered spas; - any associated equipment. This document also provides advice and guidance for installers and maintainers of domestic spas/whirlpool spas/hot tubs. This document is not applicable to: - any type of swimming pool (domestic or public); - mini-pools according to EN 16927; - public spas (public use according to EN 15288); - paddling pools according to EN 71-8; - spas specifically intended for physical/medical therapy; - spas specifically intended for beauty therapy; - flotation tanks and flotation pools; - bath tubs (including whirlpool baths); - natural spas (name used to describe a bathing area, which is filled with untreated geothermally heated water); - birthing pools.