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2018 Edition, January 1, 2018

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Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code

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EFFECTIVE DATE: 09/06/2017
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33 CFR 125-199
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Product Details:

  • Revision: 2018 Edition, January 1, 2018
  • Published Date: January 2018
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • Page Count: 167
  • ANSI Approved: Yes
  • DoD Adopted: Yes

Description / Abstract:

This code shall apply to the storage, handling, and use of flammable and combustible liquids, including waste liquids, as herein defined and classified.

Δ This code shall not apply to the following:

* Any liquid that has a melting point of 100°F (37.8°C) or greater

* Any liquid that does not meet the criteria for fluidity given in the definition of liquid in Chapter 3 and in the provisions of Chapter 4

Any cryogenic fluid or liquefied gas, as defined in Chapter 3

* Any liquid that does not have a flash point, but which is capable of burning under certain conditions

* Any aerosol product

Any mist, spray, or foam

* Transportation of flammable and combustible liquids as governed by the U.S. Department of Transportation

* Storage, handling, and use of fuel oil tanks and containers connected with oil-burning equipment

* Use and installation of alcohol-based hand rub (ABHR) dispensers

* Purpose.

The purpose of this code shall be to provide fundamental safeguards for the storage, handling, and use of flammable and combustible liquids.

Δ = Text deletions and figure/table revisions.