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ASTM Revises Residential Portable Pool Standard

August 11, 2016

ASTM International has revised ASTM F2666 - 16 Standard Specification for Aboveground Portable Pools for Residential Use.

The standard specifies the safety and performance requirements for portable pools for residential use and addresses the following pool hazards:

  • Drowning
  • Sanitation
  • Electrical safety
  • Entrapment

The standard applies to two types of portable pools:

  • Type A which uses no pump or filter
  • Type B which uses a pump and filter

The standard was published on July 21, 2016.