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§160.171-3 Incorporation by reference.
(a) Certain materials are incorporated by reference into this subchapter with the approval of the Director of the Federal Register in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. The Office of the Federal Register publishes a table, “Material Approved for Incorporation by Reference,” which appears in the Finding Aids section of this volume. In that table is found citations to the particular sections of this part where the material is incorporated. 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. All approved material is on file at the Office of the Federal Register, Washington, DC 20408, and at Coast Guard Headquarters. Contact Commandant (CG-ENG-4), Attn: Lifesaving and Fire Safety Division, U.S. Coast Guard Stop 7509, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20593-7509.
(b) The materials approved for incorporation by reference in this subpart are:
American Society for Testing and Materials
100 Barr Harbor Drive, West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959.
ASTM B 117-97, Standard Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus—160.171-17
ASTM C 177-85 (1993), Standard Test Method for Steady-State Heat Flux Measurements and Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Guarded-Hot-Plate Apparatus—160.171-17
ASTM C 518-91, Standard Test Method for Steady-State Heat Flux Measurements and Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Heat Flow Meter Apparatus—160.171-17
ASTM D 975-98, Standard Specification for Diesel Fuel Oils—160.171-17
ASTM D 1004-94a, Standard Test Method for Initial Tear Resistance of Plastic Film and Sheeting—160.171-17
Federal Standards Specification Unit (WFSIA)
Regional Office Building, Room 6039, 7th and D Streets SW, Washington, DC 20407.
National Bureau of Standards Special Publication 440—Color, Universal Language and Dictionary of Names; December 1976.
Federal Test Method Standard No. 191a dated July 20, 1978, Method 5304.1, Abrasion Resistance of Cloth, Oscillatory Cylinder (Wyzenbeek) Method, dated July 9, 1971.
Federal Standard No. 751a, Stitches, Seams, and Stitchings, dated January 25, 1965.
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
12 Laboratory Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3995.
UL 1191, First Edition (Standard for Components for Personal Flotation Devices), as revised March 29, 1977.
[CGD 84-069a, 52 FR 1188, Jan. 12, 1987, 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 51048, Sept. 30, 1997; USCG -1999-5151, 64 FR 67184, Dec. 1, 1999; USCG-2009-0702, 74 FR 49237, Sept. 25, 2009; USCG-2013-0671, 78 FR 60159, Sept. 30, 2013]