The storage and use of water-reactive solids and liquids shall be in accordance with this rule.
1. Display and storage in Group M and storage in Group S occupancies complying with paragraph (C)(11)(2703.11) of rule 1301:7-7-27 of the Administrative Code.
2. Detonable water-reactive solids and liquids shall be stored in accordance with rule 1301:7-7-33 of the Administrative Code.
The following word and term shall, for the purposes of this rule and as used elsewhere in this code, have the meaning shown herein.
“Water-reactive material.” A material that explodes; violently reacts; produces flammable, toxic or other hazardous gases; or evolves enough heat to cause autoignition or ignition of combustibles upon exposure to water or moisture. Water-reactive materials are subdivided as follows:
Water-reactive solids and liquids stored in quantities greater than 500 cubic feet (14 m3) shall be separated into piles, each not larger than 500 cubic feet (14 m3). Aisle widths between piles shall not be less than the height of the pile or 4 feet (1219 mm), whichever is greater.
Class 3 water-reactive solids and liquids shall be limited to piles not greater than 500 cubic feet (14 m3).
The use of water-reactive solids and liquids in amounts exceeding the maximum allowable quantity per control area indicated in Table 2703.1.1(1) or 2703.1.1(3) of rule 1301:7-7-27 of the Administrative Code shall be in accordance with paragraphs (A)(2701), (C)(2703) and (E)(2705) of rule 1301:7-7-27 of the Administrative Code and this rule.
Effective Date: November 1, 2011
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/79; 6/1/85; 6/15/92; 7/1/93; 9/1/95; 3/30/98; 9/1/05; 7/1/07