46 CFR 162.039-2 - Classification.

§ 162.039-2 Classification.

(a) Portable and semi-portable extinguishers must be marked with a combined number and letter designation. The letter designates the general class of fire for which the extinguisher is suitable as identified in NFPA 10 (incorporated by reference, see § 162.039-1). The number indicates the relative extinguishing potential of the device as rated by UL 711 (incorporated by reference, see § 162.039-1).

(b) [Reserved]

[CGFR 65-9, 30 FR 11487, Sept. 8, 1965, as amended by USCG-2012-0196, 81 FR 48279, July 22, 2016]

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Title 46 published on 09-May-2017 04:27

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  • 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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      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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