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International Fire Code 2015 (IFC 2015)

Part I — Administrative

Part II — General Safety Provisions

Part III — Building and Equipment Design Features

Part IV — Special Occupancies and Operations

Part V — Hazardous Materials

Part VI — Referenced Standards

Part VII — Appendices

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Ripening processes where ethylene gas is introduced into a room to promote the ripening of fruits, vegetables and other crops shall comply with this chapter.

Exception: Mixtures of ethylene and one or more inert gases in concentrations that prevent the gas from reaching greater than 25 percent of the lower explosive limit (LEL) when released to the atmosphere.

2501.2 Permits

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Permits shall be required as set forth in Section 107.2.

2501.3 Ethylene Generators

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Approved ethylene generators shall be operated and maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.
Words and terms used in this chapter and defined in Chapter 2 shall have the meanings ascribed to them as defined therein.
Ethylene gas shall be discharged only into approved rooms or enclosures designed and constructed for this purpose.

2503.2 Dispensing

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Valves controlling discharge of ethylene shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

2504.1 Ignition Prevention

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Sources of ignition shall be controlled or protected in accordance with the applicable building code.

2504.2 Electrical Wiring and Equipment

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Electrical wiring and equipment, including luminaires, shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

2504.3 Static Electricity

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Bonding and grounding provided for containers, piping and equipment shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.
Lighting shall be by approved electric lamps or luminaires only.

2504.5 Heating

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Heating shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.
Empty boxes, cartons, pallets and other combustible waste shall be removed from ripening rooms or enclosures and disposed of at regular intervals in accordance with Chapter 3.

2506.1 Ethylene Generators

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Ethylene generators shall be listed and labeled by an approved testing laboratory, approved, and used only in approved rooms in accordance with the ethylene generator manufacturer's instructions. The listing evaluation shall include documentation that the concentration of ethylene gas does not exceed 25% of the lower explosive limit (LEL).

2506.2 Ethylene Generator Rooms

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Ethylene generator rooms shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.
Approved warning signs indicating the danger involved and necessary precautions shall be posted on all doors and entrances to the premises.
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