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2002 NFPA 434 Code
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  • Description

    NFPA 434: Code for the Storage of Pesticides gives general requirements for the storage of pesticides. It applies to:

    • Restricted use pesticides, which are required by the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), 40 CFR, Part 152.175, to bear the human signal word "Danger"
    • Those restricted-use pesticides, which when evaluated against NFPA 704: Standard System for the Identification of the Hazards of Materials for Emergency Response, (Health Hazard Warning Determination), are determined to be rated as "3" or "4."

    The general storage requirements covered in NFPA 434 include:

    • Building material arrangement and location
    • Building construction
    • Spill control and drainage
    • Housekeeping
    • Ventilation
    • Control of ignition sources

    Additionally, NFPA 434 gives requirements for hazard management and employee training. (Approx. 14 pp., 2002)


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  • Table of Contents (2002 Edition)

    NFPA 434 Code for the Storage of Pesticides, 2002 Edition

    Chapter 1 Administration
    Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
    Chapter 3 Definitions
    Chapter 4 General Requirements
    Chapter 5 Storage
    Annex A Explanatory Material
    Annex B Typical Pesticides
    Annex C Supplementary Information on Emergency Response Plans
    Annex D Restricted-Use Pesticides
    Annex E Sample Ordinance Adopting NFPA 434
    Annex F Informational References
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