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5/5/2014: Approval of Equivalencies to the Requirements for Odorizing Units on Fixed Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguishing Systems

The Coast Guard’s Office of Design and Engineering Standards released policy letter number 02-14 that clarifies application of the requirements for odorizing units in the following three CFRs as implemented by the Final Rule published on Carbon Dioxide Fire Suppression Systems on Commercial Vessels .

46 CFR 108.446 ;
46 CFR 118.410 (h) and;
46 CFR 181.410 (f)(7)

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