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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter KPart 118Subpart A → §118.120


Title 46: Shipping
PART 118—FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT
Subpart A—General Provisions


§118.120   Equipment installed but not required.

(a) Fire extinguishing equipment installed on a vessel in excess of the requirements of §§118.400 and 118.500 must be designed, constructed, installed, and maintained in a manner acceptable to the Commandant.

(b) Use of non-approved fire detection systems may be acceptable as excess equipment provided that:

(1) Components are listed and labeled by a nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL) as set forth in 29 CFR 1910.7, and are designed, installed, tested, and maintained in accordance with an appropriate industry standard and the manufacturer's specific guidance;

(2) Installation conforms to the requirements of 46 CFR chapter I, subchapter J (Electrical Engineering), especially the hazardous location electrical installation regulations in 46 CFR 111.105; and

(3) Coast Guard plan review is completed for wiring plans.

[USCG-2012-0196, 81 FR 48270, July 22, 2016]

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