*Taiwan Taiwan releases quality standard for water purifiers

Standard values for a total of 24 metals and volatile organic compounds are specified

Taiwan releases quality standard for water purifiers

On September 8, 2022, the Ministry of Economic Affairs of Taiwan released the “Technical specifications for testing the quality of drinking water generated from water purifiers”. And the standard came into force on the same day. The standard applies to testing the safety requirements of water quality for water generated from water purifiers with filtration or purification functions. The standard stipulates standard values for judging the suitability of various substances potentially contained in water, such as metals and volatile organic compounds. Water generated from the purifiers must meet these standard values.


Standard values for judging the suitability

The quality of water generated from purifiers must meet the standard values shown as the table below:

Author / Responsibility

LIU Yake

Researcher, Research & Consulting Dept. EnviX Ltd.

Business Performance

worked as a research assistant at Department of Environmental Planning and Management, School of Environment, Tsinghua University for 4 years, and then joint in Envix in April, 2022, currently is mainly responsible for consulting on EHS regulation compliance in East Asia.


MA, Environmental Econimics, Hiroshima University