ANSI/IKECA Standards

IKECA is an ANSI-accredited Standards Developer, accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), demonstrating voluntary consensus standards development procedures meet ANSI’s requirements for openness and due process.  IKECA is also recognized as a standards writing organization by the U.S. Department of Justice.

IKECA standards are voluntary and consensus standards; IKECA will make no effort to enforce compliance with any of its standards, nor will it attempt to influence any governmental agency to adopt its standards as mandatory, although it will certainly cooperate with any governmental agencies seeking its assistance.

ANSI/IKECA I10-2020 Standard for the Methodology for Inspection of Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Systems, 2020 Edition

This standard shall provide minimum requirements for inspecting commercial kitchen exhaust systems and system components for mechanical conditions, structural integrity, fire safety, and cleanliness levels. The purpose of this standard shall be to reduce the potential fire safety hazards associated with commercial kitchen exhaust systems through inspection services.

The ANSI/IKECA Standard I10-2nd Edition was developed through a consensus standards development process approved by the American National Standards Institute. This process brings together volunteers representing varied viewpoints and interests to achieve consensus on the Standard. Volunteers from IKECA administer the process and established rules to promote fairness in the development of consensus. ANSI/IKECA Standard I10-2nd Edition is targeted toward owners and managers of facilities, authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs), insurance loss control specialists, and those interested in industry-accepted processes procedures for the cleaning, inspection, and maintenance of commercial kitchen exhaust systems.

Copies are now available in the IKECA online store.

ANSI/IKECA M10-2019 Standard for the Methodology for Maintenance of Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Systems, 2019 Edition

This standard shall define acceptable methods to operate and maintain commercial kitchen exhaust systems by end users in the interim between professional system cleaning services. The purpose of this standard shall be to enhance public safety by reducing the potential fire safety hazards associated with commercial kitchen exhaust systems, irrespective of the type of cooking equipment used and whether used in public or private facilities.

The ANSI/IKECA Standard M10 was developed through a consensus standards development process approved by the American National Standards Institute. This process brings together volunteers representing varied viewpoints and interests to achieve consensus on the Standard. Volunteers from IKECA administer the process and established rules to promote fairness in the development of consensus. ANSI/IKECA Standard M10-2nd Edition is targeted toward owners and managers of facilities, authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs), insurance loss control specialists, and those interested in industry-accepted processes procedures for the cleaning, inspection, and maintenance of commercial kitchen exhaust systems.

Copies are now available in the IKECA online store.

ANSI IKECA C10-2021 Standard for the Methodology for Cleaning Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Systems, 2nd Edition

This standard is intended to determine the methodology for frequency and necessity for commercial kitchen exhaust system cleaning through inspection procedures, to define acceptable methods for cleaning exhaust systems and components, and to set standards for acceptable post- cleaning cleanliness. The purpose of this standard shall be to enhance public safety by reducing the potential fire safety hazards associated with commercial kitchen exhaust systems, irrespective of the type of cooking equipment used and whether used in public or private facilities.

This first edition of IKECA C10-2011, Standard for Cleaning of Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Systems, was developed by the IKECA Standards Development Committee Consensus Body. It approved the standard on September 1, 2011. It was approved as an American National Standard on December 9, 2011. This is the second edition of the ANSI/IKECA C10 Standard titled ANSI/IKECA C10-2021. It was approved as a revised American National Standard on November 12, 2020.

Copies are now available in the IKECA online store.

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