Indoor storage of unclassified detonable organic peroxides that are capable of detonation in their normal shipping containers under conditions of fire exposure shall be stored in accordance with Chapter 56.
TABLE 6204.1.2 ORGANIC PEROXIDES—DISTANCE TO EXPOSURES FROM DETACHED STORAGE BUILDINGS OR OUTDOOR STORAGE AREAS
| ORGANIC |
|MAXIMUM STORAGE QUANTITY (POUNDS) AT MINIMUM SEPARATION DISTANCE|
| Distance to buildings, lot lines, public streets, |
public alleys, public ways or means of egress
| Distance between individual detached storage |
buildings or individual outdoor storage areas
|50 feet||100 feet||150 feet||20 feet||75 feet||100 feet|
|II||100,000||200,000||No Limit||100,000a||No Limit||No Limit|
|III||200,000||No Limit||No Limit||200,000a||No Limit||No Limit|
|IV||No Limit||No Limit||No Limit||No Limit||No Limit||No Limit|
|V||No Limit||No Limit||No Limit||No Limit||No Limit||No Limit|
|For SI: 1 foot = 304.8 mm, 1 pound = 0.454 kg.|
|a. Where the amount of organic peroxide stored exceeds this amount, the minimum separation shall be 50 feet.|
Exception: A smoke detection system shall not be required in detached storage buildings equipped throughout with an approved automatic fire-extinguishing system complying with Chapter 9.
- Containers and packages in storage areas shall be closed.
- Bulk storage shall not be in piles or bins.
- A minimum 2-foot (610 mm) clear space shall be maintained between storage and uninsulated metal walls.
- Fifty-five-gallon (208 L) drums shall not be stored more than one drum high.
| ORGANIC |
|PILE CONFIGURATION|| MAXIMUM QUANTITY |
| Maximum width |
| Maximum height |
| Minimum distance to next pile |
| Minimum distance to walls |
|IV||16||10||3a, d||4b||No Requirement|
|V||No Requirement||No Requirement||No Requirement||No Requirement||No Requirement|
|For SI: 1 foot = 304.8 mm.|
|a. Not less than one main aisle with a minimum width of 8 feet shall divide the storage area.|
|b. Distance to noncombustible walls is allowed to be reduced to 2 feet.|
|c. See Table 6204.1.2 for maximum quantities.|
|d. The distance shall be not less than one-half the pile height.|