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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 13. Housing
Agency 5. Department of Housing and Community Development
Chapter 51. Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code
8/15/2020

13VAC5-51-154.2. Ifc Chapter 62 Organic Peroxides.

A. Change Section 6201.2 to read:

6201.2 Permits. Permits shall be required for organic peroxides as set forth in Section 107.2.

B. Change Sections 6203.1 and 6203.1.1 to read:

(N)6203.1 Storage and use. The storage and use of organic peroxides in amounts not exceeding the maximum allowable quantity per control area indicated in Section 5003.1 shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

(N)6203.1.1 Special limitations for indoor storage and use by occupancy. The indoor storage and use of organic peroxides shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

C. Delete Sections 6203.1.1.1 and 6203.1.1.3.

D. Change Section 6203.1.1.4 to read:

(N)6203.1.1.4 Classrooms. In classrooms in Group B, F or M occupancies, any amount of unclassified detonable and Class 1 organic peroxides shall be stored in accordance with the applicable building code.

E. Delete Sections 6203.2 and 6204.1.1.

F. Delete Table 6204.1.2.

G. Change Section 6203.1.2 through and 6204.1.6 to read:

(N)6204.1.2 Distance from detached buildings to exposures. Detached storage buildings for Classes I, II, III, IV and V organic peroxides shall be located in accordance with the applicable building code. Detached buildings containing quantities of unclassified detonable organic peroxides shall be located in accordance with the applicable building code.

(N)6204.1.3 Liquid-tight floor. Liquid-tight floors shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

(N)6204.1.4 Electrical wiring and equipment. Electrical wiring and equipment in storage areas for Class I or II organic peroxides shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

(N)6204.1.5 Smoke detection. Smoke detection systems shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

(N)6204.1.6 Maximum quantities. Maximum allowable quantities per building in a mixed occupancy building shall not exceed the amounts set forth by the applicable building code.

Maximum allowable quantities per building in a detached storage building shall not exceed the amounts set forth by the applicable building code.

H. Change Sections 6204.1.10 and 6204.1.11 to read:

(N)6204.1.10 Explosion control. Indoor storage rooms, areas and buildings containing explosion control shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

(N)6204.1.11 Standby power. Standby power shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

I. Delete Section 6204.1.11.1.

J. Change Section 6204.2.5 to read:

6204.2.5 Separation. In addition to the requirements of Section 5003.9.8, outdoor storage areas for organic peroxides in amounts exceeding those specified by the applicable building code shall be located a minimum distance of 50 feet (15 240 mm) from other hazardous material storage.

K. Change Section 6204.2.3 to read:

(N)6204.2.3 Maximum quantities. Maximum quantities of organic peroxides in outdoor storage shall be in accordance with the applicable building code.

Statutory Authority

§ 27-97 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 30, Issue 16, eff. July 14, 2014; amended, Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 18, eff. October 16, 2018.

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