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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter I-APart 108Subpart D → §108.473


Title 46: Shipping
PART 108—DESIGN AND EQUIPMENT
Subpart D—Fire Extinguishing Systems


§108.473   Foam system components.

(a) Each foam agent, each tank for a foam agent, each discharge outlet, each control, and each valve for the operation of a foam extinguishing system must be approved by the Commandant.

(b) Each foam agent tank and each control and valve for the operation of a foam extinguishing system with outlets in a space must be outside the space and must not be in a space that may become inaccessible if a fire occurs in the space.

(c) Each control for a foam extinguishing system with outlets in a space must be near a main escape from the space.

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