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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

13VAC5-51-154.7. IFC Chapter 65 Pyroxylin (Cellulose Nitrate) Plastics.

A. Change Section 6501.2 to read:

6501.2 Permits. Permits shall be required as set forth in Section 107.2.

B. Change Sections 6504.1.1 and 6504.1.3 to read:

6504.1.1 Storage of incoming material. Unless otherwise approved by the applicable building code, where raw material in excess of 25 pounds (11 kg) is received in a building or fire area, it shall be stored in an approved vented cabinet or approved vented vault equipped with an approved automatic sprinkler system in accordance with the applicable building code.

6504.1.3 Storage of additional material. Raw material in excess of that allowed by Section 6504.1.2 shall remain stored in vented vaults or other arrangement approved in accordance with the applicable building code.

C. Change Sections 6504.1 and 6504.2 to read:

6504.1 Raw material. Raw cellulose nitrate (pyroxylin) plastic material in a Group F building shall be stored and handled in accordance with Sections 6504.1.1 through 6504.1.7.

6504.2 Fire protection. Unless otherwise permitted by the applicable building code, buildings or portions thereof used for the manufacture or storage of articles of cellulose nitrate (pyroxylin) plastic in quantities exceeding 100 pounds (45 kg) shall maintain an approved automatic sprinkler system in accordance with the applicable NFPA 13 standard and the applicable building code.

Statutory Authority

§ 27-97 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 16, eff. July 14, 2014; amended, Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 18, eff. October 16, 2018; Errata, 35:1 VA.R 128 September 3, 2018; Volume 37, Issue 14, eff. July 1, 2021.

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