Effective Use of the International Fire Code


Chapter 1 Scope and Administration

Chapter 2 Definitions

Chapter 3 General Requirements

Chapter 4 Emergency Planning and Preparedness

Chapter 5 Fire Service Features

Chapter 6 Building Services and Systems

Chapter 7 Fire-Resistance-Rated Construction

Chapter 8 Interior Finish, Decorative Materials and Furnishings

Chapter 9 Fire Protection Systems

Chapter 10 Means of Egress

Chapter 11 Construction Requirements for Existing Buildings

Chapter 12 Through 19 Reserved

Chapter 20 Aviation Facilities

Chapter 21 Dry Cleaning

Chapter 22 Combustible Dust-Producing Operations

Chapter 23 Motor Fuel-Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages

Chapter 24 Flammable Finishes

Chapter 25 Fruit and Crop Ripening

Chapter 26 Fumigation and Insecticidal Fogging

Chapter 27 Semiconductor Fabrication Facilities

Chapter 28 Lumber Yards and Woodworking Facilities

Chapter 29 Manufacture of Organic Coatings

Chapter 30 Industrial Ovens

Chapter 31 Tents and Other Membrane Structures

Chapter 32 High-Piled Combustible Storage

Chapter 33 Fire Safety During Construction and Demolition

Chapter 34 Tire Rebuilding and Tire Storage

Chapter 35 Welding and Other Hot Work

Chapter 36 Marinas

Chapter 37 Through 49 Reserved


Chapter 51 Aerosols

Chapter 52 Combustible Fibers

Chapter 53 Compressed Gases

Chapter 54 Corrosive Materials

Chapter 55 Cryogenic Fluids

Chapter 56 Explosives and Fireworks

Chapter 57 Flammable and Combustible Liquids

Chapter 58 Flammable Gases and Flammable Cryogenic Fluids

Chapter 59 Flammable Solids

Chapter 60 Highly Toxic and Toxic Materials

Chapter 61 Liquefied Petroleum Gases

Chapter 62 Organic Peroxides

Chapter 63 Oxidizers, Oxidizing Gases and Oxidizing Cryogenic Fluids

Chapter 64 Pyrophoric Materials

Chapter 65 Pyroxylin (Cellulose Nitrate) Plastics

Chapter 66 Unstable (Reactive) Materials

Chapter 67 Water-Reactive Solids and Liquids

Chapter 68 Through 79 Reserved

Chapter 80 Referenced Standards

Appendix A Board of Appeals

Appendix B Fire-Flow Requirements for Buildings

Appendix C Fire Hydrant Locations and Distribution

Appendix D Fire Apparatus Access Roads

Appendix E Hazard Categories

Appendix F Hazard Ranking


Appendix H Hazardous Materials Management Plan (Hmmp) and Hazardous Materials Inventory Statement (Hmis) Instructions


Appendix J Building Information Sign

This chapter lists the standards that are referenced in various sections of this document. The standards are listed herein by the promulgating agency of the standard, the standard identification, the effective date and title, and the section or sections of this document that reference the standard. The application of the referenced standards shall be as specified in Section 102.7.

AASHTOAmerican Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
444 North Capitol Street, Northwest, #249
Washington, DC 20001
in code
section number
HB-17-2002Specification for Highway Bridges, 17th Edition 2002503.2.6
AFSIArchitectural Fabric Structures Institute
c/o Industrial Fabric Association International
1801 County Road B West
Roseville, MN 55113
in code
section number
ASI-77Design and Standard Manual3103.10.2
API American Petroleum Institute
1220 L Street, Northwest
Washington, DC 20005
in code
section number
Spec 12P—(1995)
(Reaffirmed 2000)

Specification for Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic Tanks
RP 651—(1997)Cathodic Protection of Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tanks5706.7, 5706.7.1
Std 653—(2001)Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration and Reconstruction5706.7
RP 752—(2003)Management of Hazards Associated with Location of Process Plant
Buildings, CMA Managers Guide
RP 1604—(1996)Closure of Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks5704.2.13
RP 1615—(1996)Installation of Underground-petroleum Storage Systems5704., 5706.7
Std 2000—(1998)Venting Atmosphere and Low-pressure Storage Tanks:
Nonrefrigerated and Refrigerated
5704., 5704.
RP 2001—(2005)Fire Protection in Refineries, 8th Edition5706.7
RP 2003—(1998)Protection Against Ignitions Arising out of Static, Lightning and Stray Currents 5706.7
Publ 2009—(2002)Safe Welding and Cutting Practices in Refineries, Gas Plants and Petrochemical Plants5706.7
Std 2015—(2001)Safe Entry and Clearing of Petroleum Storage Tanks5706.7, 5706.7.2
RP 2023—(2001)Guide for Safe Storage and Handling of Heated Petroleum-derived Asphalt
Products and Crude-oil Residue
5706.7, 5706.7.3
Publ 2028—(2002)Flame Arrestors in Piping Systems5704.
Publ 2201—(2003)Procedures for Welding or Hot Tapping on Equipment in Service5706.7
RP 2350—(2005)Overfill Protection for Storage Tanks in Petroleum Facilities, 3rd Edition5704., 5706.4.6, 5706.7
ASMEThe American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Three Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016-5990
in code
section number
A13.1—2007Scheme for the Identification of Piping Systems3509.3, 5003.2.2.1, 5303.4.3, 5503.4.5, 5703.5.2
Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators – with A17.1a/CSA B44a—08 Addenda508.1.5, 607.1, 907.3.3, 1007.4, 1007.9
A17.3—2008Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators1103.3
A18.1—2008Safety Standard for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chair Lifts604.2.6
(Reaffirmed 2005)
Cast Copper-Alloy Solder Joint Pressure Fittings909.13.1
(Reaffirmed 2005)
Wrought Copper and Copper-Alloy Solder-joint Pressure Fittings909.13.1
B31.1—2007Power Piping with B31.1a—2008 Addenda5003.2.2, Table 5703.6.2
B31.3—2004Process Piping5003.2.2.2, Table 5703.6.2
B31.4—2006Pipeline Transportation Systems for Liquid Hydrocarbons and Other LiquidsTable 5703.6.2
B31.9—2008Building Services PipingTable 5703.6.2, 5703.6.3, 5703.6.11
BPVC—2007ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (Sections I, II, IV, V & VI, VIII)5003.2.1, 5303.2, 5303.3.2, 5503.4.3, 5503.7, 5704., 5806.3.1, 5806.4.1, 5806.4.8
ASTMASTM International
100 Barr Harbor Drive
West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
in code
section number
B 42—02e01Specification for Seamless Copper Pipe, Standard Sizes909.13.1
B 43—98(2004)Specification for Seamless Red Brass Pipe, Standard Sizes909.13.1
B 68—02Specification for Seamless Copper Tube, Bright Annealed909.13.1
B 88—03Specification for Seamless Copper Water Tube909.13.1
B 251—02e01Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Seamless Copper and Copper-alloy Tube909.13.1
B 280—08Specification for Seamless Copper Tube for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Field Service909.13.1
D 56—05Test Method for Flash Point by Tag Closed Tester202
D 86—09Test Method for Distillation of Petroleum Products at Atmospheric Pressure202
D 92—05aTest Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup202, 2401.2, 5701.2
D 93—08Test Method for Flash Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Up Tester202
D 323—08Test Method for Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products (Reid Method)202
D 2859—06Standard Test Method for Ignition Characteristics of Finished Textile Floor Covering Materials804.3.3.1, 804.3.3.2
D 3278—96(2004)e1Test Methods for Flash Point of Liquids by Small Scale Closed-cup Apparatus202
E 84—09Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials202, 803.1, 803.1.1, 803.1.2, 803.5.1, 803.5.2, 803.6, 803.9, 804.1, 804.1.1, 804.2.4
E 108—07aTest Methods for Fire Tests of Roof Coverings317.3
E 681—04Test Method for Concentration Limits of Flammability of Chemicals (Vapors and Gases)202
E 1354—09Standard Test Method for Heat and Visible Smoke Release Rates
for Materials and Products Using an Oxygen Consumption Calorimeter
304.3.2, 304.3.4, 318.1, 808.1, 808.2
E 1529—06Test Method for Determining Effects of Large Hydrocarbon
Pool Fires on Structural Members and Assemblies
E 1537—07Test Method for Fire Testing of Upholstered Furniture805.1.1.2, 805.2.1.2, 805.3.1.2, 805.4.1.2
E 1590—07Test Method for Fire Testing of Mattresses805.1.2.2, 805.2.2.2, 805.3.2.2, 805.4.2.2
E 1966—07Test Method for Fire-resistant Joint Systems202
E 2072—04Standard Specification for Pholuminescent (Phosphorescent) Safety Markings1024.4
E 2404—08Standard Practice for Specimen Preparation and Mounting of Textile,
Paper or Vinyl Wall or Ceiling Coverings to Assess
Surface Burning Characteristics
803.5.2, 803.6
E 2573—07aStandard Practice for Specimen Preparation and Mounting of Site-fabricated Stretch Systems to
Assess Surface Burning Characteristics
F 2006—10Standard/Safety Specification for Window Fall Prevention Devices for
Non-Emergency Escape (Egress) and Rescue (Ingress) Windows
F 2090—10Specification for Window Fall Prevention Devices with
Emergency Escape (Egress) Release Mechanisms
1013.8, 1013.8.1
F 2200—05Standard Specification for Automated Vehicular Gate Construction503.5, 503.6, D103.5
BHMABuilders Hardware Manufacturers’ Association
355 Lexington Avenue, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10017-6603
in code
section number
A156.10—2011American National Standard for Power-operated Pedestrian Doors1008.1.4.2
A156.19—2007American National Standard for Power Assist and Low-energy Power-operated Doors1008.1.4.2
CAState of California Department of Consumer Affairs
Bureau of Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation
3485 Orange Grove Avenue
North Highlands, CA 95660-5595
in code
section number
California Technical Bulletin 129—1992Flammability Test Procedure for Mattresses for Use in Public Buildings805.1.1.2, 805.2.2.2, 805.3.2.2, 805.4.2.2
California Technical Bulletin 133—1991Flammability Test Procedure for Seating Furniture for Use in Public Occupancies805.1.1.2, 805.2.1.2, 805.4.1.2
CGACompressed Gas Association
4221 Walney Road, 16th Floor
Arlington, VA 20151-2923
in code
section number
C-7—(2004)Guide to the Preparation of Precautionary Labeling and Marking of Compressed Gas Containers5303.4.2, 5503.4.2
G-13—(2006)Storage and Handling of Silane and Silane Mixtures (an American National Standard)6404.1, 6404.2, 6405.3
P-1—(2000)Safe Handling of Compressed Gases in Containers5305.7
ANSI/P-18—(2006)Standard for Bulk Inert Gas Systems at Consumer Sites (an American National Standard)5501.1
P-20—(2003)Standard for Classification of Toxic MixturesE103.1.3.1
P-23—(2003)Standard for Categorizing Gas Mixtures Containing Flammable and
Nonflammable Components
S-1.1—(2005)Relief Device Standards—Part 1—Cylinders for Compressed Gases5303.3.2, 5503.2
S-1.2—(2005)Pressure Relief Device Standards—Part 2—Cargo and
Portable Tanks for Compressed Gases
5303.3.2, 5503.2
S-1.3—(2005)Pressure Relief Device Standards—Part 3—Stationary
Storage Containers for Compressed Gases
5303.3.2, 5503.2
V-1—(2005)Standard for Gas Cylinder Valve Outlet and Inlet Connections3505.2.1
CGRCoast Guard Regulations
c/o Superintendent of Documents
U.S. Government Printing Office
Washington, DC 20402-9325
in code
section number
46 CFR Parts 30, 32, 35 & 39—1999Shipping5706.8
CPSCConsumer Product Safety Commission
4330 East West Highway
Bethesda, MD 20814
in code
section number
16 CFR Part 1500.41—2009Method for Testing Primary Irritant Substances202
16 CFR Part 1500.42—2009Test for Eye Irritants202
16 CFR Part 1500.44—2009Method for Testing Extremely Flammable and Flammable Solids202
16 CFR Part 1500—2009Hazardous Substances and Articles; Administration and Enforcement Regulations202, 5601.1.3,
16 CFR Part 1507—2002Fireworks Devices5601.1.3
16 CFR Part 1630—2007Standard for the Surface Flammability of Carpets and Rugs804.3.3.1, 804.3.3.2
DOCU.S. Department of Commerce
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20230
in code
section number
16 CFR Part 1632—2009Standard for the Flammability of Mattress
and Mattress Pads (FF 4-72, Amended)
805.1.2.1, 805.2.2.1, 805.3.2.1, 805.4.2.1
DOLU.S. Department of Labor
c/o Superintendent of Documents
U.S. Government Printing Office
Washington, DC 20402-9325
in code
section number
29 CFR Part
Air Contaminants202, 2104.2.1
29 CFR Part
Hazard Communication202, 5603.6
DOTnU.S. Department of Transportation
Office of Hazardous Material Safety
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
East Building, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20590
in code
section number
33 CFR Part 154—1998Facilities Transferring Oil or Hazardous Material in Bulk5706.8
33 CFR Part 155—1998Oil or Hazardous Material Pollution Prevention Regulations for Vessels5706.8
33 CFR Part 156 —1998Oil and Hazardous Material Transfer Operations5706.8
49 CFR Parts 100-185—2005Hazardous Materials Regulations202, 3505.4, 5303.2, 5503.4.3, 5503.7, 5601.1, 5601.1.3, 5601.3, 5706.5.1.15
49 CFR Part 172—2009Hazardous Materials Tables, Special Provisions, Hazardous Materials Communications,
Emergency Response Information and Training Requirements
49 CFR Part 173—2009Shippers—General Requirements for Shipments and Packagings5606.3
49 CFR Part 173.137—2009Shippers—General Requirements for Shipments and
Packagings: Class 8—Assignment of Packing Group
DOTyU.S. Department of Treasury
c/o Superintendent of Documents
U.S. Government Printing Office
Washington, DC 20402-9325
in code
section number
27 CFR Part 55—1998Commerce in Explosives, as amended through April 1, 1998202, 5604.6.5.2
ENEuropean Committee for Standardization (EN)
Central Secretariat
Rue de Stassart 36
B-10 50 Brussels
in code
section number
European Standard
EN 1081
1998 Resilient Floor Coverings—Determination of the Electrical Resistance2309.5.1.1
EPAEnvironmental Protection Agency
Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20460
in code
section number
40 CFR Part 355—2008Emergency Planning and NotificationH101.4
FCCFederal Communications Commission
Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB)
445 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20554
in code
section number
47 CFR Part 90.219—2007Private Land Mobile Radio Services—Use of Signal Boosters510.5.4
ICCInternational Code Council, Inc.
500 New Jersey Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20001
in code
section number
ICC A117.1—09Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities907.,1007.9,1010.1,1010.7.5,1010.10,1011.4,1022.9
ICC 300—12Standard on Bleachers, Folding and Telescopic Seating and Grandstands1028.1.1,1028.14.2
IBC—12International Building Code®102.3,102.4,102.5,201.3,202,304.1.3,306.1,311.1.1,311.3,313.1,317.1,408.7.2,504.1,508.1,508.1.2,603.2,603.5.2,603.6.1,603.8,604.1,604.2.9,604.2.14.1,604.,604.2.15,604.,604.2.16,605.11,607.3,608.4,608.8,701.1,704.1,801.1,803.1, Table803.3,803.7.1,803.7.2,807.1.2,807.4.2.2,808.1,808.2,901.4.1,901.4.2,901.4.3,903.2, 903.2.3.2,903.2.9.1,903.,903.3.2,903.3.5.2,907.1.1,907.2.1,907.2.6.2,907.,907.2.7,907.2.13,907.2.18,907.2.21,907.5.2.1,907.,907.6.5,908.7,909.1,909.2,909.3,909.4.3,909.5,909.5.2,909.5.2.1,909.10.5,909.11,911.2,914.1,914.2.1,914.3.1,914.4.1,914.5.3, Table914.8.2,914.8.2.2,914.10,1003.2,1003.5,1004.4,1007.2,1007.4,1007.5,1007.6.2,1007.7.4,1007.8,1007.9,1008.1.4.1,1008.1.4.3,1008.1.7,1008.1.9.1,1008.1.9.11,1008.1.10.1,1009.3,1009.3.1,1009.3.1.3,1009.3.1.4,1009.3.1.5,1009.3.1.6,1009.3.1.7,1009.3.1.8,1009.7.2,1009.12,1009.15,1009.16.1,1010.1,1010.7.4,1011.5,1012.1,1013.2,1013.2.1,1015.1, Table1016.2,1017.3,1018.1, Table1018.1,1019.4,1021.2,1021.2.5,1022.2,1022.3.1,1022.4,1022.5,1022.6,1022.7,1022.10,1022.10.1,1022.10.2,1023.3,1023.5,1023.6,1025.2,1025.3,1026.5,1028.1.1.1,1101.2,1101.3,1104.5,1104.17,1104.17.1, Table 1104.17.2,2004.6,2006.17,2007.1,2007.4,2103.3,2107.1,2301.1,2301.4,2303.1,2307.4,2308.3,2308.3.1, Table2309.3.1, 2309.3.2.3, 2309., 2309.3.3,2310.1,2311.1,2311.3.1,2311.4.1,2311.,2301.3, Table2306.2, 2306.3.1, 2306.3.2.1, 2306.3.2.2,2306.8,2307.2,2308.2,2404.2,2404.3.1,2404.3.2.6,2404.3.3,2405.2,2701.1,2701.4,2703.2.2,2703.3.1,2703.3.2,2703.3.3,2703.3.4,2703.3.8,2703.14,2703.14.1,2703.14.2,2703.15.1,2704.3.1,2705.2.3.2,2705.3.1,2705.3.2.1,2705.3.3,2803.1,2905.1,2909.2,2909.4,2909.6,3103.8.2,3103.8.4,3104.1,3314.1,3403.1,5003.2.2.2,5003.2.8,5003.8.1, Table5003.8.2,5003.8.3.1,5003.8.4.1,5003.9.9,5004.13,5005.2,5005.3.9,5101.1,5204.3,5204.4,5204.5,5303.16.1,5303.16.2,5306.2,5503.1.2,5503.5.2,5504.2.1.2,5504.2.2.2,5505.4.1,5604.2, Table5604.5.2(3),5605.5,5701.3,5704.2.7.7,5704.2.8.1,5704.2.8.2,5704.2.9.3,5704.2.9.4,5704.3.3.5,5704.3.7.1,5704.3.8,5705.3.4,5705.3.5.3,5705.3.7.1,5705.3.7.2,5705.3.7.3,5705.3.7.4,5705.,5706.2.3,5706.4.1,5906.2.2,5906.2.3,5906.4.2,5806.4.3,6003.1.4.2,6005.3.1,6109.11.2,6204.1.2,6304.1.2,6306.4,6404.1.4,6604.1 ,B104.2 , Table B105.1, H102.1
IFGC—12International Fuel Gas Code®201.3,603.1,603.1.2,603.3.2.4,603.5.2,603.8,2301.1,2301.6, 2309.3.2.3, 2309.3.2.6, 2404.15.1, 2404.15.2, 2404.16.1,2504.5,3001.1,3003.1,3004.1,3004.2,3303.1,3303.3, Table5003.1.1(1),5801.1,5803.1.4,6103.1,6103.2.1.7,6103.3
IMC—12International Mechanical Code®201.3,202,308.3,603.1,603.1.2,603.2,603.3,603.5.2,603.8,606.1,606.2,606.3,606.4,606.7,606.8,606.9 606.16,608.6.1,609.1,903.2.11.4,904.11,907.3.1,908.7,909.1,909.10.2,909.13.1,1015.5,1018.5.1,2104.2.1,2105.3,2301.1,2301.6, 2309.3.2.3,2311.3.1,2311.4.3,2311.7.1,2404.7,2404.7.2,2504.5,2703.2.2,2703.10.4,2703.14,2803.2,2803.3,3001.1,3003.1,3004.2,3104.15.1,3104.15.2,3303.1, Table5003.1.1(1),5003.8.4.2,5003.8.5.2,5003.8.6.2,5004.3.1,5203.5,5303.7.6,5303.16.9,5305.5,5306.2.2,5504.2.1.3,5504.2.2.3,5505.4.1.1,5701.3,5703.6.1,5704.2.8.9,5705.,5706.2,5706.4.4,6003.1.3,6003.2.3.2,6004.2.2.7,6005.3.1,6005.3.2,6103.2.1.7
IPC—12International Plumbing Code®201.3,903.3.5,912.5,2311.2.3,5004.2.2.6
IPMC—12International Property Maintenance Code®311.1.1
IRC—12International Residential Code®102.5,202,1001.1
IWUIC—12International Wildland-Urban Interface Code®304.1.2,B103.3
ISOInternational Organization for Standardization (ISO)
ISO Central Secretariat
1 ch, de la Voie-Creuse, Case postale 56
CH-1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland
in code
section number
ISO 8115—86Cotton Bales—Dimensions and DensityTable 2704.2.2.1, Table 5003.1.1(1)
NEMANational Electrical Manufacturer’s Association
1300 N. 17th Street, Suite 1752
Rosslyn, VA 22209
in code
section number
250—2003Enclosures for Electrical Equipment (1,000 Volt Maximum)6005.2
NFPANational Fire Protection Association
1 Batterymarch Park
Quincy, MA 02169-7471
in code
section number
10—10Portable Fire ExtinguishersTable 901.6.1, 906.2, 906.3, Table 906.3(1), Table 906.3(2), 906.3.2, 906.3.4, 3006.3, I101.1
11—10Low-, Medium- and High-expansion Foam904.7, 5704.
12—11Carbon Dioxide Extinguishing SystemsTable 901.6.1, 904.8, 904.11
12A—09Halon 1301 Fire Extinguishing SystemsTable 901.6.1, 904.9
13—10Installation of Sprinkler Systems903.3.1.1, 903.3.2, 903., 903.3.5.2, 904.11, 905.3.4, 907.6.3, 1009.3, 3201.1, 3204.2, Table 3206.2, 3206.9, 3207.2, 3207.2.1, 3208.2.2, 3208.2.2.1, 3208.4, 3210.1, 3401.1, 5104.1, 5106.5.7, 5704.3.3.9, Table 5704.3.6.3(7), 5704., 5704.3.8.4
13D—10Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and
Two-family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes
903.3.1.3, 903.
13R—10Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Residential Occupancies up to
and Including Four Stories in Height
903.3.1.2, 903., 903., 903.4
14—10Installation of Standpipe and Hose Systems905.2, 905.3.4, 905.4.2, 905.6.2, 905.8
15—12Water Spray Fixed Systems for Fire Protection5704.
16—11Installation of Foam-water Sprinkler and Foam-water Spray Systems904.7, 904.11
17—09Dry Chemical Extinguishing SystemsTable 901.6.1, 904.6, 904.11
17A—09Wet Chemical Extinguishing SystemsTable 901.6.1, 904.5, 904.11
20—10Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection913.1, 913.2, 913.5.1
22—08Water Tanks for Private Fire Protection507.2.2
24—10Installation of Private Fire Service Mains and Their Appurtenances507.2.1, 2809.5
25—11Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-based Fire Protection Systems507.5.3, Table 901.6.1, 904.7.1, 912.6, 913.5, I101.1
30—12Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code5703.6.2, 5703.6.2.1, 5704.2.7, 5704.2.7.1, 5704.2.7.2, 5704., 5704., 5704.2.7.4, 5704.2.7.6, 5704.2.7.7, 5704.2.7.8, 5704.2.7.9, 5704.2.9.3, 5704.2.9.4, 5704., 5704., 5704., 5704., 5704., 5704., 5704., 5704.2.10.2, 5704.2.11.4, 5704., 5704.2.12.1, 5704.3.1, 5704.3.6, Table 5704.3.6.3(1), Table 5704.3.6.3(2), Table 5704.3.6.3(3), 5704., 5704.3.8.4, 5706.8.3
30A—12Code for Motor Fuel-dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages2301.4, 2301.5, 2301.6, 2306.6.3, 2310.1
30B—11Manufacture and Storage of Aerosol Products5101.1, 5103.1, 5104.1, Table 5104.3.1, Table 5104.3.2, Table 5104.3.2.2, 5104.4.1, 5104.5.2, 5104.6, 5106.2.3, 5106.3.2, Table 5106.4,5106.5.1, 5106.5.6, 5107.1
31—11Installation of Oil-burning Equipment603.1.7, 603.3.1, 603.3.3
32—11Dry Cleaning Plants2107.1, 2107.3
33—11Spray Application Using Flammable or Combustible Materials2404.3.2
34—11Dipping and Coating Processes Using Flammable or Combustible Liquids2405.3, 2405.4.1.1
35—11Manufacture of Organic Coatings2901.3, 2905.4
40—11Storage and Handling of Cellulose Nitrate Film306.2
51—07Design and Installation of Oxygen-fuel Gas
Systems for Welding, Cutting and Allied Processes
3501.5, 3507.1, 3509.1
51A—12Acetylene Cylinder Charging Plants3508.1
52—10Vehicular Fuel System Code5301.1
55—10Standard for the Storage, Use and Handling of Compressed Gases and
Cryogenic Fluids in Portable and Stationery Containers Cylinders and Tanks
2309.2.1, 5501.1, 5801.1, 6301.1
58—11Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code603., 6101.1, 6103.1, 6103.2.1, 6103.2.1.2, 6103.2.1.7, 6103.2.2, 6104.1, 6104.3.2, 6104.4, 6106.2, 6106.3, 6107.2, 6108.1, 6108.2, 6109.11.2, 6111.3
59A—09Production, Storage and Handling of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)5301.1, 5501.1
61—08Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing FacilitiesTable 2204.1
69—08Explosion Prevention Systems911.1, 911.3, Table 2204.1
70—11National Electrical Code603.1.3, 603.1.7, 603.5.2, 604.2.15.1, 605.3, 605.4, 605.9, 605.11, 606.16, 610.5, 904.3.1, 907.6.1, 909.11, 909.12.1, 909.16.3, 1208.2, 2006.3.4, 2104.2.3, Table 2204.1, 2305.4, 2308., 2309.2.3, 2311.3.1, 2311., 2403.2.1, 2403.2.1.1, 2403.2.1.4, 2403.2.5, 2403.12.6.1, 2404.9.4, 2404.15.7, 2504.5, 2603.2.1, 2606.4, 2703.7.1, 2703.7.2, 2703.7.3, 2803.4, 2904.1, 3304.7, 5003.7.3, 5303.7.6, 5303.8, 5303.16.11, 5303.16.14, 5503.6, 5503.6.2, 5703.1, Table 5703.1.1, 5703.1.3, 5704.2.8.12, 5704.2.8.17, 5706.2.8, 5803.1.5, 5803.1.5.1,5807.1.10, 5906.5.5, 5906.5.6, 6004.2.2.8, 6109.15.1
72—10National Fire Alarm Code508.1.5, Table 901.6.1, 903.4.1, 904.3.5, 907.2, 907.2.6, 907.2.9.3, 907.2.11,907.2.13.2, 907.3, 907.3.3, 907.3.4, 907., 907.5.2.2, 907.6, 907.6.1, 907.6.2, 907.6.5, 907.7, 907.7.1, 907.7.2, 907.8, 907.8.2, 907.8.5, I101.1
80—10Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives703.1.3, 703.2, 1008.1.4.3
85—11Boiler and Combustion System Hazards CodeTable 2204.1
86—11Ovens and Furnaces3001.1
92B—09Smoke Management Systems in Malls, Atria and Large Spaces909.8
99—12Health Care Facilities5306.4
101—12Life Safety Code1028.6.2
105—10Installation of Smoke Door Assemblies and Other Opening Protectives703.1.2
110—10Emergency and Standby Power Systems604.1, 604.3, 604.4, 913.5.2, 913.5.3
111—10Stored Electrical Energy Emergency and Standby Power Systems604.1, 604.3, 604.4
120—10Coal Preparation PlantsTable 2204.1
160—11Flame Effects Before an Audience308.3.2
170—09Standard for Fire Safety and Emergency Symbols1024.2.6.1
204—07Standard for Smoke and Heat VentingTable 901.6.1, 910.5
211—10Chimneys, Fireplaces, Vents and Solid Fuel-burning Appliances603.2
241—09Safeguarding Construction, Alteration and Demolition Operations3301.1
253—11Standard Test for Critical Radiant Flux of Floor
Covering Systems Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source
804.3.1, 804.3.2, 804.4
260—09Methods of Tests and Classification System for
Cigarette Ignition Resistance of Components of Upholstered Furniture
805.1.1.1, 805.2.1.1, 805.3.1.1, 805.4.1.1
261—09Method of Test for Determining Resistance of Mock-up Upholstered Furniture
Material Assemblies to Ignition by Smoldering Cigarettes
805.2.1.1, 805.3.1.1, 805.4.1.1
265—11Method of Fire Tests for Evaluating Room Fire Growth Contribution
of Textile Wall Coverings in Full Height Panels and Walls
803.5.1, 803.5.1.1, 803.5.1.2, 803.5.2, 803.6
286—11Standard Method of Fire Tests for Evaluating
Contribution of Wall and Ceiling Interior Finish to Room Fire Growth
803.1, 803.1.2, 803.1.2.1, 803.5.1, 803.5.2, 803.6
289—09Standard Method of Fire Test for Individual Fuel Packages806.2, 807.4.2.1, 808.3
303—11Fire Protection Standard for Marinas and Boatyards905.3.7, 3603.5, 3603.6, 3604.2
318—09Standard for the Protection of Semiconductor Fabrication Facilities2703.16
385—07Tank Vehicles for Flammable and Combustible Liquids5706.5.4.5, 5706.6, 5706.6.1
407—12Aircraft Fuel Servicing2006.2, 2006.3
409—11Aircraft Hangars914.8.2, Table 914.8.2, 914.8.2.1, 914.8.5
430—04Storage of Liquid and Solid Oxidizers6304.1.4
484—12Combustible MetalsTable 2204.1
490—02Storage of Ammonium Nitrate5601.1.5
495—10Explosive Materials Code202, 911.1, 911.4, 5601.1.1, 5601.1.5, 5604.2, 5604.6.2, 5604.6.3, 5604.7.1, 5605.1, 5606.1, 5606.5.2.1, 5606.5.2.3, 5607.1, 5607.9, 5607.11, 3307.15
498—10Safe Havens and Interchange Lots for Vehicles Transporting Explosives5601.1.2
505—11Powered Industrial Trucks, Including Type Designations,
Areas of Use, Maintenance and Operation
654—06Prevention of Fire and Dust Explosions from the Manufacturing,
Processing and Handling of Combustible Particulate Solids
Table 2204.1
655—12Prevention of Sulfur Fires and ExplosionsTable 2204.1
664—12Prevention of Fires and Explosions in Wood Processing and Woodworking FacilitiesTable 2204.1, 2805.3
701—10Methods of Fire Tests for Flame-propagation of Textiles and Films806.2, 807.1, 807.1.2, 807.2, 807.4.2.2, 2603.5, 3104.2
703—12Fire Retardant Impregnated Wood and Fire Retardant Coatings for Building Materials803.4
704—12Identification of the Hazards of Materials for Emergency Response606.7, 202, 3104.2, 5003.2.2.1, 5003.2.2.2, 5003.5, 5003.10.2, 5005.1.10, 5005.2.1.1, 5005.4.4, 5503.4.1, 5704.2.3.2, F101.1, F101.2
720—09Standard for the Installation of Carbon Monoxide (CO)
Warning Equipment in Dwelling Units
908.7, 908.7.1, 1103.9
750—10Water Mist Fire Protection SystemsTable 901.6.1
1122—08Model Rocketry5601.1.4
1123—10Fireworks Display202, 5604.2, 5608.1, 5608.2.2, 5608.5, 5608.6
1124—06Manufacture, Transportation, Storage and Retail Sales
of Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles
202, 5604.2, 5605.1, 5605.3, 5605.4, 5605.5
1125—12Manufacture of Model Rocket and High Power Rocket Motors5601.1.4
1126—11Use of Pyrotechnics Before a Proximate Audience5604.2, 5605.1, 5608.1, 5608.2.2, 5608.4, 5608.5
1127—08High Power Rocketry5601.1.4
1142—12Water Supply for Suburban and Rural Fire FightingB103.3
2001—12Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing SystemsTable 901.6.1, 904.10
ULUnderwriters Laboratories, Inc.
333 Pfingsten Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
in code
section number
10C—09Positive Pressure Fire Tests of Door Assemblies1008.1.10.1
30—95Metal Safety Cans—with Revisions through July 20095003.9.10, 5005.1.10, 5705.2.4
58—96Steel Underground Tanks for Flammable and
Combustible Liquids—with Revisions through July 1998
80—07Steel Tanks for Oil-Burner Fuels and Other Combustible Liquids610.2
142—06Steel Aboveground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids610.2, 2306.2.3
199E—04Outline of Investigation for Fire Testing of Sprinklers and Water Spray Nozzles
for Protection of Deep Fat Fryers
217—06Single and Multiple Station Smoke Alarms—with Revisions through April 2010907.2.11
268—09Smoke Detectors for Fire Alarm Signaling Systems907.2.6.2
294—99Access Control System Units—with Revisions through 20091008.1.9.8
300—05Fire Testing of Fire Extinguishing Systems for Protection of Commercial Cooking Equipment904.11
305—97Panic Hardware—with Revisions through January 20071008.1.10.1
325—02Door, Drapery, Gate, Louver and Window Operators and Systems—with
Revisions through February 2010
503.5, 503.6, D103.5
710B—04Recirculating Systems—with Revisions through December 2009904.11
723—08Standard for Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials202, 803.5.1, 803.5.2, 803.6, 803.9, 804.1, 804.2.4
790—04Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Roof Coverings—
with Revisions through October 2008
317.2, 317.3
793—08Automatically Operated Roof Vents for Smoke and Heat910.3.1
864—03Control Units and Accessories for Fire
Alarm Systems—with Revisions through February 2010
909.12, 2311., 6004.
900—04Air Filter Units—with revisions through November 20092404.7.8
924—06Standard for Safety Emergency Lighting and Power Equipment—with
revisions through January 2009
1011.5, 3103.12.6.1
1037—99Antitheft Alarms and Devices506.1
1275—05Flammable Liquid Storage Cabinets—with Revisions through May 20065003.8.7.1, 5704.
1313—93Standard for Nonmetallic Safety Cans for
Petroleum Products—with Revisions through August 2007
1315—95Standard for Safety for Metal Waste Paper Containers—with Revisions through August 2007808.1, 808.2
1316—94Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic Underground Storage Tanks for Petroleum Products,
Alcohols, and Alcohol-gasoline Mixtures—with Revisions through May 2006
1363—07Relocatable Power Taps—with revisions through October 2009605.4.1
1975—06Fire Tests for Foamed Plastics Used for Decorative Purpose807.4.2.1, 808.3
1994—04Standard for Luminous Egress Path Marking
Systems—with Revisions through April 2010
1024.2.1, 1024.2.3, 1024.2.4, 1024.4
2017—08General Purpose Signaling Devices and Systems—with
Revisions through October 2009
2311., 6004.
2034—08Single- and Multiple-station Carbon Monoxide Alarms—with
Revisions through February 2009
908.7, 1103.9
2075—04Standard for Gas and Vapor Detectors and Sensors—with
revisions through September 2007
908.7.1, 2311.7.2.1, 6004.
2079—04Tests for Fire Resistance of Building Joint Systems—with Revisions through June 2008202
2085—97Protected Above-ground Tanks for Flammable
and Combustible Liquids—with Revisions through December 1999
202, 2306.2.2, 2306.2.3, 5704.2.7.4, 5704., 5704., 5705.3.8.2
2200—98Stationary Engine Generator Assemblies—with Revisions through December 2009604.1.1
2208—05Solvent Distillation Units—with Revisions through December 20095705.4.1
2245—06Below-grade Vaults for Flammable Liquid Storage Tanks5704.2.8.1
2335—01Fire Tests of Storage Pallets—with Revisions through March 20103208.2.1
2360—00Test Methods for Determining the Combustibility Characteristics
of Plastics Used in Semi-Conductor Tool Construction—with Revisions
through June, 2008
USCUnited States Code
c/o Superintendent of Documents
U.S. Government Printing Office
Washington, DC 20402-9325
in code
section number
18 USC Part 1, Chapter 40 Importation, Manufacture, Distribution and Storage of Explosive Materials202
21 USC Chapter 9 United States Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act4002.1