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 which prevent the gas from reaching greater than 25 percent of the lower explosive limit (LEL) when released to the atmosphere.
Permits shall be required as set forth in Section 107.2.
Approved ethylene generators shall be operated and maintained in accordance with Section 2506.
Heating shall be by indirect means utilizing low-pressure steam, hot water or warm air.
Exception: Electric or fuel-fired heaters approved for use in hazardous (classified) locations which are installed and operated in accordance with the applicable provisions of NFPA 70, the International Mechanical Code or the International Fuel Gas Code.