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Standard Specification for Cooker, Steam

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Standard Specification for Cooker, Steam


1.1 This specification covers food cookers and food reheaters which use steam as the heat source. These units are also known as steamers, steam ovens, and steam cookers and are for use in commercial and institutional food service establishments. This specification can be used for zero-pressure steam cookers, pressure steamers, and combination pressure/pressureless steamers and does not cover steam cooking equipment used by food processors who normally package the food that they cook.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


Class A/B/C/D steam cookers; Food service equipment; Pressure/pressureless steamers; Steam-cooking; Zero pressure steamers; ICS Number Code 97.040.20 (Cooking ranges, working tables, ovens and similar appliances)

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15.12 (Livestock, Meat, and Poultry Evaluation Systems; Food Service Equipment)

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97.040.20 (Cooking ranges, working tables, ovens and similar appliances Including microwave ovens and stove hoods)

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FSC 7310 (Food Cooking, Baking, and Serving Equipment)

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Sept. 28, 1990

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5 pages

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