2007 NFPA 560 Standard
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    Take proper precautions to avoid unnecessary hazards. Get the specialized knowledge you need in the 2007 NFPA 560!

    NFPA 560: Standard for the Storage, Handling, and Use of Ethylene Oxide for Sterilization and Fumigation provides industry, design engineers, and code enforcement officials requirements to protect life and property during the storage, handling, and use of ethylene oxide for sterilization and fumigation operations. The 2007 edition was modified to correlate with building code construction concepts and storage thresholds.

    Coverage addresses:

    • Receiving and unloading of ethylene oxide containers
    • Storage of ethylene oxide
    • Piping systems
    • Gas dispensing areas
    • Sterilizer construction
    • Electrical installation
    • System maintenance
    • Disposal and emission control
    • Fire protection

    (Print, 14 pp., 2007)


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  • Table of Contents (2007 Edition)

    NFPA 560 Standard for the Storage, Handling, and Use of Ethylene Oxide for Sterilization and Fumigation, 2007 Edition

    Chapter 1 Administration
    Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
    Chapter 3 Definitions
    Chapter 4 Receiving and Unloading Ethylene Oxide Containers
    Chapter 5 Storage of Ethylene Oxide
    Chapter 6 Piping Systems
    Chapter 7 Gas Dispensing Areas
    Chapter 8 Operations
    Chapter 9 Electrical Installation
    Chapter 10 Sterilizer Construction
    Chapter 11 Disposal and Emissions
    Chapter 12 Maintenance
    Chapter 13 Construction
    Chapter 14 Fire Protection
    Annex A Explanatory Material
    Annex B Significant Properties of Ethylene Oxide
    Annex C Informational References
    Tentative Interim Amendment
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