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    HAZARDOUS MATERIALS CODE

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy

    Superseded date:  15-10-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2016

    Publisher:  National Fire Protection Association

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    Chapter 1 - Administration
    Chapter 2 - Referenced Publications
    Chapter 3 - Definitions
    Chapter 4 - Classification of Materials, Wastes, and
                 Hazard of Contents
    Chapter 5 - Permissible Storage and Use Locations
    Chapter 6 - Fundamental Requirements
    Chapter 7 - Emergency Planning, Fire Risk Control,
                 and Chemical Hazard Requirements for
                 Industrial Processes
    Chapter 8 - Reserved
    Chapter 9 - Security for Hazardous Materials
    Chapter 10 - Performance-Based Option
    Chapter 11 - Ammonium Nitrate Solids and Liquids
    Chapter 12 - Corrosive Solids and Liquids
    Chapter 13 - Flammable Solids
    Chapter 14 - Organic Peroxide Formulations
    Chapter 15 - Oxidizer Solids and Liquids
    Chapter 16 - Reserved
    Chapter 17 - Pyrophoric Solids and Liquids
    Chapter 18 - Toxic or Highly Toxic Solids and Liquids
    Chapter 19 - Unstable (Reactive) Solids and Liquids
    Chapter 20 - Water-Reactive Solids and Liquids
    Chapter 21 - Storage, Use, and Handling of Compressed
                 Gases and Cryogenic Fluids
    Annex A - Explanatory Material
    Annex B - Chemical Data
    Annex C - Hazardous Materials Management Plans and
              Hazardous Materials Inventory Statements
    Annex D - Security Information
    Annex E - Properties and Uses of Ammonium Nitrate
              and Fire-Fighting Procedures
    Annex F - Typical Organic Peroxide Formulations
    Annex G - Oxidizers
    Annex H - Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids
    Annex I - Emergency Response Guideline
    Annex J - Hazardous Material Definitions Comparison
              Table
    Annex K - Sample Ordinance for Adopting NFPA 400
    Annex L - Informational References
    Index

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    Pertains to the storage, use, and handling of the following hazardous materials in all occupancies and facilities: (1) Ammonium nitrate solids and liquids (2) Corrosive solids and liquids (3) Flammable solids (4) Organic peroxide formulations (5) Oxidizer - solids and liquids (6) Pyrophoric solids and liquids (7) Toxic and highly toxic solids and liquids (8) Unstable (reactive) solids and liquids (9) Water-reactive solids and liquids (10) Compressed gases and cryogenic fluids as included within the context of NFPA 55

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    Development Note 2010 Edition is also available in Spanish Language, See NFPA 400 SPANISH. (01/2011) Supersedes NFPA 430, NFPA 432, NFPA 434 and NFPA 490. (03/2011)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher National Fire Protection Association
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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