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Liquid oxygen home care containers and liquid oxygen ambulatory containers shall be stored, handled and used in residential dwelling units and residential health care dwelling units or sleeping rooms in Group I-1, I-4 and R occupancies in compliance with the requirements of FC 4006.3.1 through 4006.3.4.
4006.3.1 Quantity Limits
The maximum aggregate quantity of liquid oxygen that may be stored, handled and used in a residential dwelling unit or residential health care dwelling unit or sleeping room shall be limited to 31.6 gallons (120 L).
4006.3.2 Storage and Use Locations
Containers shall not be stored or used in any location in the dwelling unit or sleeping room where they obstruct egress from the room; can be struck by a door or falling object; are exposed to a heat source, including a radiator, baseboard heater, steam pipe, portable electric heater, or halogen lamp; or are exposed to any open flame or other ignition source, including a stove or torch.
4006.3.3 Securing and Handling Containers
Liquid oxygen home care containers and liquid oxygen ambulatory containers shall be kept in an upright or other approved position, secured from movement, and handled in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions, using the base, hand truck or other device or devices supplied for such purpose or other suitable device. Liquid oxygen ambulatory containers may be hand carried.
4006.3.4 Prohibition
LPG containers shall not be stored, handled or used in any room in the dwelling unit or sleeping room in which liquid oxygen home care containers and liquid oxygen ambulatory containers are being stored or are in use.

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