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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter HPart 76 → Subpart 76.01


Title 46: Shipping
PART 76—FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT


Subpart 76.01—Application


Contents
§76.01-1   General; preemptive effect.
§76.01-2   Incorporation by reference.
§76.01-5   Equipment installed but not required.

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§76.01-1   General; preemptive effect.

(a) The provisions of this part shall apply to all vessels except as specifically noted in this part.

(b) The regulations in this part have preemptive effect over State or local regulations in the same field.

[ CGFR 65-50, 30 FR 16940, Dec. 30, 1965, as amended by USCG-2006-24797, 77 FR 33875, June 7, 2012]

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§76.01-2   Incorporation by reference.

(a) Certain material is incorporated by reference into this part with the approval of the Director of the Federal Register under 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. To enforce any edition other than that specified in this section, the Coast Guard must publish notice of change in the Federal Register and the material must be available to the public. All approved material is available for inspection at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). 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. The material is also available for inspection at Coast Guard Headquarters. Contact Commandant (CG-ENG), Attn: Office of Design and Engineering Systems, U.S. Coast Guard Stop 7509, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20593-7509. The material is also available from the sources listed in paragraphs (b) through (d) of this section.

(b) ASTM International, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, P.O. Box C700, West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959, 877-909-2786, http://www.astm.org.

(1) ASTM F1121-87 (Reapproved 2010), Standard Specification for International Shore Connections for Marine Fire Applications (“ASTM F 1121”), (approved March 1, 2010), incorporation by reference approved for §76.10-10.

(2) [Reserved]

(c) International Maritime Organization (IMO) Publishing, 4 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SR, United Kingdom, +44 (0)20 7735 7611, http://www.imo.org.

(1) International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), as amended, Consolidated Edition, 2009, including Erratum, IBR approved for §§76.27-1(b) and 76.27-70 introductory text, (a) through (d) and (j).

(2) FSS Code, International Code for Fire Safety Systems, Second Edition, 2007 Edition (Resolution MSC.98(73)), IBR approved for §§76.27-1(b) and 76.27-70 introductory text, and (e) through (j).

(3) Resolution A.1021(26), Code on Alerts and Indicators, 2009, adopted on 2 December 2009 (“IMO Resolution A.1021(26)”), IBR approved for §76.27-70(j).

(d) National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02169-7471, 617-770-3000, http://nfpa.org.

(1) NFPA 13-1996, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, IBR approved for §76.25-90.

(2) NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2010 Edition, effective August 26, 2009, IBR approved for §76.25-1.

(e) Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL), 12 Laboratory Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3995, 919-549-1400, http://www.ul.com.

(1) UL 19 Standard for Safety, Lined Fire Hose and Hose Assemblies (“UL 19”) (2001), incorporation by reference approved for §76.10-10.

(2) [Reserved]

[USCG-2003-16630, 73 FR 65192, Oct. 31, 2008, as amended by USCG-2009-0702, 74 FR 49231, Sept. 25, 2009; USCG-2012-0832, 77 FR 59779, Oct. 1, 2012; USCG-2012-0866, 78 FR 13250, Feb. 27, 2013; USCG-2013-0671, 78 FR 60150, Sept. 30, 2013; USCG-2012-0196, 81 FR 48252, July 22, 2016]

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§76.01-5   Equipment installed but not required.

(a) Where extinguishing systems or equipment are not required, but are installed, the system or equipment and its installation must meet the requirements of this part.

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

(1) Components are listed by a nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL) as that term is defined in 46 CFR 161.002-2, 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 48252, July 22, 2016]

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