SNF Regulations

 July 1, 2016      Bradford White


Are you getting questions about NSF? Is Bradford White compliant with NSF? What is it?

NSF was founded in 1944 as the National Sanitation Foundation.

NSF 372 - Bradford White carries this certification mark on ALL water heaters as certified and displayed by CSA “Low Lead”.

Purpose - This standard establishes procedures for the determination of lead content based on the wetted surface areas of products. This standard applies to any drinking water system component that conveys or dispenses water for human consumption through drinking or cooking.

NSF 5 - Bradford White carries this certification mark on LDCE, LDCG, Commercial Electric, & Commercial Gas products through the use of kits.

Purpose - This Standard establishes minimum public health and sanitation requirements for the materials, design, construction, and performance of commercial water heaters, hot water supply boilers, and heat recovery equipment. This Standard does not contain safety requirements.

Please know NSF 5 Kits are available - Bradford White offers NSF kits for all qualifying heaters. Open combustion models use a leg extension kit (bottom left image). Down fired burner models and electric models all use a sealant (bottom right image).