46 CFR 160.010-5 - Buoyant apparatus with plastic foam buoyancy.

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§ 160.010-5 Buoyant apparatus with plastic foam buoyancy.
(a) Buoyant apparatus with plastic foam buoyancy must have a plastic foam body with an external protective covering. The body may be reinforced as necessary to meet the tests in § 160.010-7.
(b) Plastic foam used in the construction of buoyant apparatus must be a unicellular type accepted by the Commandant (CG-ENG-4) as meeting one of the following:
(1) Subpart 164.015 of this chapter.
(2) MIL-P-19644C (incorporated by reference, see § 160.010-1 of this subpart).
(3) MIL-P-21929B (incorporated by reference, see § 160.010-1 of this subpart).
(4) MIL-P-40619A (incorporated by reference, see § 160.010-1 of this subpart).
(c) The external protective covering must be—
(1) Fibrous-glass-reinforced plastic, constructed of a polyester resin listed on the current Qualified Products List for MIL-P-21607E(SH) (incorporated by reference, see § 160.010-1 of this subpart), or accepted by the Commandant (CG-ENG-4) as meeting MIL-P-21607;
(2) Elastomeric vinyl accepted by the Commandant (CG-ENG-4) as meeting § 160.055-3(j) of this chapter; or
(3) Any other material accepted by the Commandant (CG-ENG-4) as providing equivalent protection for the body of the apparatus.
[CGD 79-167, 47 FR 41372, Sept. 20, 1982, as amended by CGD 95-072, 60 FR 50466, Sept. 29, 1995; CGD 96-041, 61 FR 50733, Sept. 27, 1996. Redesignated by CGD 85-205, 62 FR 25545, May 9, 1997. Amended by USCG-2009-0702, 74 FR 49237, Sept. 25, 2009; USCG-2010-0048, 76 FR 62975, Oct. 11, 2011]

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  • 2014-07-30; vol. 79 # 146 - Wednesday, July 30, 2014
    1. 79 FR 44129 - Lifesaving Equipment: Production Testing and Harmonization With International Standards
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      46 CFR Parts 108, 117, 133, 160, 164, 180, and 199

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Title 46 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 46 CFR 160 after this date.

  • 2014-07-30; vol. 79 # 146 - Wednesday, July 30, 2014
    1. 79 FR 44129 - Lifesaving Equipment: Production Testing and Harmonization With International Standards
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective August 29, 2014. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register on August 29, 2014.
      46 CFR Parts 108, 117, 133, 160, 164, 180, and 199