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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter NPart 147 → Subpart A


Title 46: Shipping
PART 147—HAZARDOUS SHIPS' STORES


Subpart A—General Provisions


Contents
§147.1   Purpose and applicability.
§147.3   Definitions.
§147.5   Commandant (CG-OES); address.
§147.7   Incorporation by reference.
§147.8   OMB control numbers assigned pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act.
§147.9   Waivers.
§147.15   Hazardous ships' stores permitted on board vessels.
§147.30   Labeling.
§147.33   Right of appeal.

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§147.1   Purpose and applicability.

(a) This part prescribes regulations designating what hazardous materials may be on board vessels as ships' stores and prescribes requirements for the labeling, stowage, and use of those materials.

(b) This part applies to all vessels listed in 46 U.S.C. 3301 as subject to inspection under part B of 46 U.S.C. Subtitle II. On foreign vessels in the navigable waters of the United States, the Captain of the Port or District Commander may prohibit the unsafe use or stowage of hazardous ships' stores under 33 CFR 160.109.

(c) All certifications previously issued by the Coast Guard under this part permitting the use of particular materials or products as ships' stores are null and void.

(d) The regulations in this subchapter (46 CFR parts 147, 147A, and 148) have preemptive effect over State or local regulations in the same field.

[CGD 84-044, 53 FR 7749, Mar. 10, 1988, as amended by USCG-2006-24797, 77 FR 33885, June 7, 2012; USCG-2012-0196, 81 FR 48272, July 22, 2016]

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§147.3   Definitions.

As used in this part:

Accommodation, control, or service spaces means living quarters, including walkways, dining rooms, galleys, pantries, lounges, lavatories, cabins, staterooms, offices, hospitals, cinemas, and game and hobby rooms; areas containing controls for equipment and navigation; workshops, other than those forming part of machinery spaces; and store rooms adjacent to these spaces.

Combustible liquid means combustible liquid as the term is defined in 49 CFR 173.120(b).

Compressed gas means compressed gas as the term is defined in 49 CFR 173.115.

Consumer commodity means a commodity, such as a polish, insecticide, cleaning compound, or distillate, that is packaged and distributed in a form and quantity intended for sale through retail sales establishments.

Flammable liquid means flammable liquid as the term is defined in 49 CFR 173.120(a).

Hazardous material means hazardous material as the term is defined in 49 CFR 171.8.

Hazardous ships' stores means ships' stores that are hazardous materials.

Proper shipping name means the name of the hazardous ships' stores shown in Roman print (not in italics) in 49 CFR 172.101.

Ships' stores means materials which are on board a vessel for the upkeep, maintenance, safety, operation, or navigation of the vessel (except for fumigants under part 147A of this chapter, for fuel and compressed air used for the vessel's primary propulsion machinery, or for fixed auxiliary equipment) or for the safety or comfort of the vessel's passengers or crew.

Technical name means the recognized chemical name used in scientific or technical publications.

[CGD 84-044, 53 FR 7749, Mar. 10, 1988, as amended by CGD 97-057, 62 FR 51048, Sept. 30, 1997]

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§147.5   Commandant (CG-OES); address.

Commandant (CG-ENG) is the Office of Design and Engineering Standards. The mailing address is 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; telephone 202-372-1372.

[USCG-2013-0671, 78 FR 60154, Sept. 30, 2013]

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§147.7   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 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 below. It is also 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.

(b) American Boat and Yacht Council, Inc. (ABYC), 613 Third Street, Suite 10, Annapolis, MD 21403, telephone 410-990-4460, www.abyinc.org.

(1) ABYC H-25-81, Portable Fuel Systems and Portable Containers for Flammable Liquids, (May 12, 1981), (“ABYC H-25-81”), IBR approved for §147.45.

(2) [Reserved]

(c) American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE), Publication Sales Department, 1791 Tullie Circle NE., Atlanta, GA 30329, telephone 404-636-8400, www.ashrae.org.

(1) ANSI/ASHRAE 34-78, Number Designation of Refrigerants (approved 1978), (“ANSI/ASHRAE 34-78”), IBR approved for §147.90.

(2) [Reserved]

(d) Compressed Gas Association, Inc. (CGA), 14501 George Carter Way, Suite 103, Chantilly, Virginia 20151, 703-788-2700, http://www.cganet.com.

(1) CGA C-6-2007, Standards for Visual Inspection of Steel Compressed Gas Cylinders, Tenth Edition, 2007, IBR approved for §147.65(b).

(2) [Reserved]

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

(1) NFPA 2001, Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems, 2008 Edition, IBR approved for §§147.66(c) and 147.67(c).

(2) NFPA 12A, Standard on Halon 1301 Fire Extinguishing Systems, 2009 Edition, effective July 18, 2008, IBR approved for §147.65(b).

(f) Public Health Service (PHS), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, 710 North Capitol Street NW., Washington, DC 20401, 866-512-1800, http://www.gpo.gov.

(1) DHHS Publication No. PHS 84-2024, The Ship's Medicine Chest and Medical Aid at Sea, revised 1984, IBR approved for §147.105.

(2) [Reserved]

(g) UL (formerly Underwriters Laboratories), 12 Laboratory Drive, P.O. Box 13995, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, 919-549-1400, http://www.ul.com.

(1) UL 30, Standard for Metal Safety Cans, 7th Ed., revised March 3, 1987, (“UL 30”), IBR approved for §147.45(f).

(2) UL 1185, Standard for Portable Marine Fuel Tanks, Second Edition, revised July 6, 1984, (“UL 1185”), IBR approved for §147.45(f).

(3) UL 1313, Standard for Nonmetallic Safety Cans for Petroleum Products, 1st Ed., revised March 22, 1985, (“UL 1313”), IBR approved for §147.45(f).

(4) UL 1314, Standard for Special-Purpose Containers, 1st Ed., revised February 7, 1984, (“UL 1314”), IBR approved for §147.45(f).

[USCG-2006-24797, 77 FR 33885, June 7, 2012, as amended by USCG-2013-0671, 78 FR 60154, Sept. 30, 2013; USCG-2012-0196, 81 FR 48272, July 22, 2016]

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§147.8   OMB control numbers assigned pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act.

(a) Purpose. This section collects and displays the control numbers assigned to information collection and recordkeeping requirements in this subchapter by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). The Coast Guard intends that this section comply with the requirements of 44 U.S.C. 3507(f), which requires that agencies display a current control number assigned by the Director of the OMB for each approved agency information collection requirement.

(b) Display.

46 CFR part or section where identified or describedCurrent OMB control no.
§147.91625-0034
§147.301625-0034
§147.401625-0034
§147.60(c)(2)1625-0034

[CGD 88-072, 53 FR 34298, Sept. 6, 1988; CGD 88-072, 53 FR 37570, Sept. 27, 1988, as amended by USCG-2004-18884, 69 FR 58349, Sept. 30, 2004]

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§147.9   Waivers.

(a) Any requirement in this part may be waived on a case by case basis if it is determined by Commandant (CG-ENG) that the requirement is impracticable under the circumstances and that an acceptable level of safety can be maintained.

(b) Requests for issuance of a waiver must be in writing and contain a detailed explanation of—

(1) Why the requirement is impracticable; and

(2) What measures will be taken to maintain an acceptable or equivalent level of safety.

[CGD 84-044, 53 FR 7749, Mar. 10, 1988, as amended by CGD 95-072, 60 FR 50465, Sept. 29, 1995; CGD 96-041, 61 FR 50731, Sept. 27, 1996; USCG-2013-0671, 78 FR 60154, Sept. 30, 2013]

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§147.15   Hazardous ships' stores permitted on board vessels.

Unless prohibited under subpart B of this part, any hazardous material may be on board a vessel as ships' stores if the material—

(a) Is labeled according to §147.30; and

(b) Meets the requirements, if any, in subpart B of this part applicable to the material.

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§147.30   Labeling.

(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, all immediate receptacles, containers, or packages containing hazardous ships' stores must be labeled in English with the following information concerning the contents:

(1) Technical name or proper shipping name.

(2) For hazardous ships' stores other than liquid fuels, manufacturer's or supplier's name and address.

(3) Hazard classification under 49 CFR 172.101, 173.2, and 173.2(a).

(4) For hazardous ships' stores other than liquid fuels, step by step procedures for proper use.

(5) First aid instructions in the event of personnel contact, including antidotes in the event of ingestion.

(6) Stowage and segregation requirements.

(b) Hazardous ships' stores that are consumer commodities labeled in accordance with the Federal Hazardous Substances Act Regulations in 16 CFR part 1500 need not be labeled as specified in paragraph (a) of this section.

[CGD 84-044, 53 FR 7749, Mar. 10, 1988, as amended by CGD 97-057, 62 FR 51048, Sept. 30, 1997; USCG-2005-22329, 70 FR 57183, Sept. 30, 2005]

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§147.33   Right of appeal.

Any person directly affected by a decision or action taken under this part, by or on behalf of the Coast Guard, may appeal therefrom in accordance with subpart 1.03 of this chapter.

[CGD 88-033, 54 FR 50381, Dec. 6, 1989; 55 FR 21386, May 24, 1990]

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