These two organizations set and regulate national and international safety standards:
NSF/ANSI 55 Class A: This is the standard for ultraviolet microbiological water treatment systems. Alva Firewall systems are certified as a Class A system (40,000 uwsec/cm2) designed to disinfect and/or remove microorganisms from contaminated water, including bacteria and viruses, to a safe level.
NSF/ANSI Standard P231: USEPA Standard for Microbiological Water Purifiers.
Our products have the Water Quality Association Gold Seal of approval. Their Gold Seal means a cooler is proven to deliver cleaner, safer water and shows the cooler is safe to use and performs as advertised.
Our dispensers have got the approval of the Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) in the UK. This tests for water quality and makes sure water dispenser materials and components meet rigorous safety requirements. WRAS aims to prevent waste, undue consumption, misuse, erroneous measurement or contamination of water by developing and enforcing national and international standards.
Our POU dispensers meet the stringent safety and environmental standards of North American and European regulators:
ETL certified: North American certificate of conformity of facilities.
UE certified: European marking that is a manufacturer’s declaration that the product complies with European Union health, safety and environmental protection legislation thus passing CE safety standards.
ISO 9001 is the internationally accepted standard for well managed organizations that have adopted the key quality management principles to its operations. Essentially it is a sign that the organization has in place the systems and processes to ensure a consistent quality of service. Fundamental elements of this standard are shaped around; customer focus, management control and decision making, involvement of main stakeholders and a culture of continuing improvement.
Please be aware that our products are covered by the Waste Electrical and Electronic (WEEE) directive (2002/96/EC). The symbol shown denotes that the product should not be disposed of with general/household waste.
All our machines comply with EC Directive (2002/95/EC) on the restriction pf the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electrical equipment (RoHS)