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International Plumbing Code 2009 (IPC 2009)

The provisions of this chapter and Chapter 30 of the fire code shall govern the design and installation of piping and storage systems for nonflammable medical gas systems. All maintenance and operations of such systems shall be in accordance with Chapter 34 of the building code and the applicable chapters of the fire code.

Nonflammable medical gas systems, inhalation anesthetic systems and vacuum piping systems shall be designed and installed in accordance with NFPA 99C.

Exceptions:

  1. This section shall not apply to portable systems or cylinder storage.
  2. Deleted.

Plan review and inspection of nonflammable medical gas and vacuum systems shall be performed by one of the following:

  1. A building department certified to enforce medical gas systems and having in its employ or under contract a certified medical gas inspector; or
  2. A local health district requesting enforcement responsibility and having in its employ or under contract a certified medical gas inspector; or
  3. If a certified department does not hold the certification to enforce medical gas piping system requirements and a local health district does not request enforcement authority, then the enforcement shall be done by the division of industrial compliance in the department of commerce.
Deleted.
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