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Laboratory suites shall be separated from other portions of the building in accordance with the most restrictive of the following:
  1. Fire barriers and horizontal assemblies as required in Table 428.3. Fire barriers shall be constructed in accordance with Section 707 and horizontal assemblies constructed in accordance with Section 711.
    Exception: Where an individual laboratory suite occupies more than one story, the fire-resistance rating of intermediate floors contained within the laboratory suite shall comply with the requirements of this code.
  2. Separations as required by Section 508.
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