(a)Specifications and standards. This subpart makes reference to the following documents:
(1) Military Specifications:
MIL-W-530—Webbing, Textile, Cotton. General Purpose, Natural or in Colors.
(2) Federal Specification:
L-P-375—Plastic Film, Flexible, Vinyl Chloride.
(3) Federal Standards:
No. 191—Textile Test Methods.
No. 751A—Stitches, Seams, and Stitchings.
(4) Coast Guard specifications:
(b)Plans. The following plans, of the issue in effect on the date life preservers are manufactured, form a part of this specification:
Dwg. No. F-49-6-1:
(Sheet 1) Cutting Pattern and General Arrangement (adult).
(Sheet 1A) Alternate stitching of tapes and webbing (adult and child).
(Sheet 2) Pad Detail (adult).
Dwg. No. F-49-6-5:
(Sheet 1) Cutting Pattern and General Arrangement (child).
(Sheet 2) Pad Detail (child).
(c)Copies on file. Copies of the specifications and plans referred to in this section shall be kept on file by the manufacturer, together with the certificate of approval. They shall be kept for a period consisting of the duration of approval and 6 months after termination of approval. The Coast Guard specifications and plans may be obtained upon request from the Commandant (CG-ENG), U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 2nd St., SW., Stop 7126, Washington, DC 20593-7126. The Federal specifications and standards may be purchased from the Business Service Center, General Services Administration, Washington, DC, 20407. The Military specifications may be obtained from the Commanding Officer, Naval Supply Depot, 5801 Tabor Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa., 19120.