46 CFR 160.176-11 - Performance.

§ 160.176-11 Performance.

(a)General. Each inflatable lifejacket must be able to pass the tests in § 160.176-13 of this part.

(b)Snag Hazard. The lifejacket must not present a snag hazard when properly worn.

(c)Chamber Attachment. Each inflation chamber on or inside an inflatable lifejacket must not be able to be moved to a position that-

(1) Prevents full inflation; or

(2) Allows inflation in a location other than in its intended location.

(d)Comfort. The lifejacket must not cause significant discomfort to the wearer during and after inflation.

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Title 46 published on 2015-12-02

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

  • 2016-07-22; vol. 81 # 141 - Friday, July 22, 2016
    1. 81 FR 48220 - Harmonization of Standards for Fire Protection, Detection, and Extinguishing Equipment
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective August 22, 2016. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register on August 22, 2016.
      33 CFR Parts 140, 145, 148, and 149
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