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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter QPart 162Subpart 162.161 → §162.161-1


Title 46: Shipping
PART 162—ENGINEERING EQUIPMENT
Subpart 162.161—Fixed Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems


§162.161-1   Scope.

(a) This subpart applies to each engineered fixed fire extinguishing system using a halocarbon or an inert gas as an agent. It does not apply to pre-engineered systems.

(b) Each system must be designed for protection against fires in both Class B flammable liquids and Class C energized electrical equipment, as those hazard classes are defined in NFPA 2001 (incorporated by reference, see §162.161-2).

(c) Each system must meet the requirements of this subpart, be listed or approved by an independent laboratory approved by the Coast Guard and listed at http://cgmix.uscg.mil/, bear the mark of the laboratory, and be approved by the Coast Guard under 46 CFR 159.005-13.

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