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Title 46: Shipping
PART 161—ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT


Subpart 161.010—Floating Electric Waterlight


Contents
§161.010-1   Incorporation by reference.
§161.010-2   Design, construction, and test requirements.
§161.010-3   Inspections and methods of test.
§161.010-4   Procedure for approval.

Source: CGD 85-208, 54 FR 27020, June 27, 1989, unless otherwise noted.

§161.010-1   Incorporation by reference.

(a) Certain materials are incorporated by reference into this part with the approval of the Director of the Federal Register in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a). To enforce any edition other than the one listed in paragraph (b) of this section, notice of change must be published in the Federal Register and the material made available to the public. All approved material is on file or at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), and at the Marine Safety Center, U.S. Coast Guard, 4200 Wilson Boulevard Suite 400, Arlington, VA 22203, and is available from the sources indicated in paragraph (b) of this section. For information on the availability of this material at NARA, call 202-741-6030, or go to: http://www.archives.gov/federal_register/code_of_federal_regulations/ibr_locations.html.

(b) The material approved for incorporation by reference in this part, and the sections affected are:

Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.

12 Laboratory Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3995

ANSI/UL 1196, Standard for Floating Waterlights, Second Edition March 23, 1987.   161.010-2; 161.010-4

[CGD 85-208, 54 FR 27020, June 27, 1989, as amended by CGD 95-072, 60 FR 50467, Sept. 29, 1995; CGD 96-041, 61 FR 50733, Sept. 27, 1996; CGD 97-057, 62 FR 51049, Sept. 30, 1997; USCG-2001-10224, 66 FR 48620, Sept. 21, 2001; 69 FR 18803, Apr. 9, 2004; USCG-2007-29018, 72 FR 53967, Sept. 21, 2007; USCG-2013-0671, 78 FR 60160, Sept. 30, 2013]

§161.010-2   Design, construction, and test requirements.

Each floating electric waterlight shall meet the requirements of ANSI/UL 1196.

§161.010-3   Inspections and methods of test.

(a) Each inspection and test report required by this subpart shall comply with §159.005-11 of this chapter.

(b) The U.S. Coast Guard reserves the right to make any inspection or test it deems necessary to determine the conformance of the materials and equipment to this subpart.

(c) The facilities, materials, and labor for all tests shall be furnished at no cost to the U.S. Coast Guard.

§161.010-4   Procedure for approval.

(a) A request for approval of an automatic floating electric waterlight must be submitted by visitors to the Commanding Officer, Marine Safety Center, U.S. Coast Guard, 4200 Wilson Boulevard Suite 400, Arlington, VA 22203, or transmitted by mail to: Commanding Officer (MSC), Attn: Marine Safety Center, U.S. Coast Guard Stop 7410, 4200 Wilson Boulevard Suite 400, Arlington, VA 20598-7410, in a written or electronic format. Information for submitting the VSP electronically can be found at http://www.uscg.mil/HQ/MSC.

(b) All inspections and tests must be performed by an independent laboratory which meets the requirements of §159.010-3 of this chapter. A list of independent laboratories accepted by the Coast Guard as meeting §159.010-3 of this chapter may be obtained by contacting the Commanding Officer, USCG Marine Safety Center.

(c) Each request for approval must contain;

(1) The name and address of the applicant,

(2) One copy of all plans and specifications that meet the requirements of §159.005-12 of this chapter,

(3) A pre-approval sample of the waterlight,

(4) An inspection and test report verifying compliance with the construction and test requirements of ANSI/UL 1196, and

(5) A statement by the manufacturer certifying that the waterlight complies with the requirements of this subpart.

[CGD 85-208, 54 FR 27020, June 27, 1989, as amended by CGD 95-072, 60 FR 50467, Sept. 29, 1995; CGD 96-041, 61 FR 50734, Sept. 27, 1996; USCG 2001-10224, 66 FR 48620, Sept. 21, 2001; USCG-2007-29018, 72 FR 53967, Sept. 21, 2007; USCG-2013-0671, 78 FR 60160, Sept. 30, 2013]



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