What is NFPA 400?
NFPA 400 consolidates fundamental safeguards for the storage, use, and handling of hazardous materials in all occupancies and facilities. The Code does not apply to storage or use of hazardous materials for individual use on the premises of one- and two-family dwellings.
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What does NFPA 400 address?
The Code's fire and life safety requirements are applicable to a wide range of substances including but not limited to ammonium nitrate solids and liquids, corrosive solids and liquids, flammable solids, organic peroxide formulations, oxidizers, pyrophoric solids and liquids, toxic and highly toxic solids and liquids , unstable (reactive) solids and liquids, water-reactive solids and liquids. Compressed gases and cryogenic fluids are included within the context of NFPA 55.
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