Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 372.006
Nonwater-supplied Urinal Performance Standards


A person may not sell, offer for sale, or distribute in this state a nonwater-supplied urinal for use in this state unless the nonwater-supplied urinal:


meets the performance, testing, and labeling requirements prescribed by the following standards, as applicable:


American Society of Mechanical Engineers Standard A112.19.19-2006 “Vitreous China Nonwater Urinals”; or


International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials Standard ANSI Z124.9-2004 “Plastic Urinal Fixtures”;


provides a trap seal that complies with the building code of the local government in which the urinal is installed; and


permits the uninhibited flow of waste through the urinal to the sanitary drainage system.


The manufacturer or importer must submit to the commission certified test results from a laboratory accredited by the American National Standards Institute verifying that the nonwater-supplied urinal conforms to the requirements described by Subsection (a)(1).


A person who installs a nonwater-supplied urinal shall install water distribution and fixture supply piping sized to accommodate a water-supplied urinal to an in-wall point immediately adjacent to the nonwater-supplied urinal location so that the nonwater-supplied urinal can be replaced with a water-supplied urinal if desired by the owner or required by a code enforcement officer.


A person who owns a nonwater-supplied urinal shall clean and maintain the nonwater-supplied urinal in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1316 (H.B. 2667), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2009.

Source: Section 372.006 — Nonwater-supplied Urinal Performance Standards, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­372.­htm#372.­006 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 372.006’s source at texas​.gov