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Dispensers containing alcohol-based hand rubs classified as Class I or Class II liquids for use on the premises, shall be designed, installed, operated and maintained in accordance with FC 5705.5.1 through 5705.5.4. Storage, handling and use of alcohol-based hand rubs in dispensers or other containers for purposes other than use on the premises shall be in accordance with the provisions of this code applicable to flammable liquids generally.
5705.5.1 Dispenser Design and Operation
Except as otherwise provided in FC5705.5.4, all dispensers installed or placed for use on the premises, including wall-mounted, floor-mounted or tabletop dispensers, shall comply with the following requirements:
  1. Dispensers shall be of the nonaerosol type.
  2. The maximum capacity of each dispenser shall be 68 fluid ounces (2.0 L).
  3. The maximum alcohol content shall not exceed 95 percent by volume.
  4. Dispensers shall either be disposable or designed to be refilled with a sealed refill.
  5. Dispensers shall not be installed or placed directly adjacent to, above or below any electrical receptacle, switch, appliance, device or other ignition source.
  6. Dispensers shall not release their contents except when the dispenser is manually activated. Dispensers manually activated by touch-free devices shall comply with the following requirements:
    1. The dispensing mechanism shall be tested in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions each time a new refill is installed.
    2. Dispensers shall be designed to minimize accidental or malicious activations of the dispensing device and shall have the following safety features:
      1. The dispenser shall activate only when an object isplaced within four inches of the sensing device.
      2. The dispenser shall not dispense more than the amount required for hand hygiene consistent with United States Food and Drug Administration labeling regulations.
      3. An object placed within the activation zone and left in place will cause only one activation.
5705.5.2 Wall-Mounted Dispenser Installation
Except as otherwise provided in FC 5705.5.4, wall-mounted dispensers shall be installed in compliance with the following requirements:
  1. The bottom of each wall-mounted dispenser shall be a minimum of 42 inches (1067 mm) and a maximum of 48 inches (1219 mm) above the finished floor.
  2. The wall space between the dispenser and the floor shall remain clear and unobstructed.
  3. The minimum separation between dispensers shall be 48 inches (1219 mm).
  4. The maximum capacity of each dispenser installed in a public hallway shall be 41 fluid ounces (1.21 L).
  5. The maximum quantity allowed in a public hallway within a control area shall be 10 gallons (38 L), unless the public hallway is protected throughout by a sprinkler system or a smoke detection system.
  6. Projections into a public hallway shall be in accordance with the construction codes, including the Building Code.
5705.5.3 Storage of Alcohol-Based Hand Rub Dispensers
Storage of alcohol-based hand rubs in dispensers for use on the premises (excluding dispensers installed or placed for use) shall be in accordance with FC Table 5003.1.1(1), except as may be otherwise authorized by the department.
5705.5.4 Alcohol-Based Hand Rubs in Bulk Packaging
Storage, handling and use of alcohol-based hand rub dispensers in packaging not in compliance with FC5705.5.1, including dispensers with a capacity exceeding 68 fluid ounces (2 L) or dispensers of any size that must be manually refilled from a container, shall be stored, handled and used on a premises for use at such premises only as may be prescribed by rule and/or authorized by permit.

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