SS 544-1:2019+A1:2021

Concrete – Complementary Singapore Standard to SS EN 206 – Part 1 : Method of specifying and guidance for the specifier


Describes methods of specifying concrete and gives guidance for the specifier.

Guidance for the specifier is given in Annex A. Provides guidance on the concrete quality to specify for selected exposure classes, intended working life and nominal cover to normal reinforcement. Does not give guidance on stainless steel and non-metallic reinforcement. Guidance on nominal cover to reinforcement for fire consideration is available in other publications, e.g. structural design codes of practice.

Complements SS EN 206. Provides Singapore national provisions where required or permitted by SS EN 206. Also covers materials, methods of testing and procedures that are outside the scope of SS EN 206, but within national experience.




Status Current
Edition 2019+A1:2021
No. of Pages 72
ICS Classification 91.100.30 Concrete and concrete products
Committee Building and Construction Standards Committee
Available for Purchase Global
Adoption BS 8500-1:2015+A1 : 2016 IDT