The storage and use of corrosive materials shall be in accordance with this chapter. Compressed gases shall also comply with Chapter 30.
1. Display and storage in Group M and storage in Group S occupancies complying with Section 2703.11.
2. Stationary storage battery systems in accordance with Section 608.
3. This chapter shall not apply to R-717 (ammonia) where used as a refrigerant in a refrigeration system (see Section 606).
The following word and term shall, for the purposes of this chapter and as used elsewhere in this code, have the meaning shown herein.
CORROSIVE. A chemical that causes visible destruction of, or irreversible alterations in, living tissue by chemical action at the point of contact. A chemical shall be considered corrosive if, when tested on the intact skin of albino rabbits by the method described in DOTn 49 CFR 173.137, such chemical destroys or changes irreversibly the structure of the tissue at the point of contact following an exposure period of 4 hours. This term does not refer to action on inanimate surfaces.