NFPA 430: Code for the Storage of Liquid and Solid Oxidizers
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This document was withdrawn in Annual 2009 and incorporated into NFPA 400.
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What is NFPA 430?
NFPA 430: Document Scope
1.1.1 This code shall apply to the storage and handling of oxidizers that are liquid or solid at ambient conditions. 1.1.1.1 This code shall not apply to the storage of solid and liquid oxidizers for normal use on the premises of one- and two-family dwellings. 1.1.1.2 Separate chapters shall specify requirements for storage of oxidizers by class where the quantities stored are greater than the stated minimums. 1.1.1.3* For quantities of a class of oxidizer that are less than the minimum covered by the separate chapter for that class, those parts of that chapter pertaining to fire prevention and compatibility as well as all of Chapter 4 of this code shall be used as requirements. 1.1.2 This code shall not apply to explosives or blasting agents, which are covered by NFPA 495, Explosive Materials Code; to ammonium nitrate, which is covered in NFPA 490, Code for the Storage of Ammonium Nitrate; or to organic peroxides, which are covered in NFPA 432, Code for the Storage of Organic Peroxide Formulations. 1.1.3 The quantity and arrangement limits in this code shall not apply to the storage of oxidizers in process areas at plants where oxidizers are manufactured. 1.1.3.1 This code shall not apply to the storage of solid and liquid oxidizers in existing buildings used for the storage of oxidizers at manufacturing plants. 1.1.4 The quantity and arrangement limits in this code shall not apply to facilities that use ammonium perchlorate in the commercial manufacture of large-scale rocket motors.
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NFPA 430, 2004 Edition: Archived Revision Information
Report on Proposals (ROP)
Report on Proposals (ROP)
Proposals can be submitted for text to be amended or included in NFPA Codes and Standards. Following the Call for Proposals period, the responsible Technical Committee or Panel holds a meeting to consider and act on all submitted proposals. The committee or panel may also develop its own proposals. A document known as the Report on Proposals (ROP) is prepared containing all the Public Proposals, Technical Committees' action on each Proposal, as well as all Committee-generated proposals. The ROP for the document in question is submitted for the approval of the responsible TC or Panel by a formal written ballot. If the ROP does not receive approval via written ballot in accordance with NFPA rules, the Report is returned to the committee for further consideration and is not published. If the necessary approval is received, the ROP is published in a compilation of Reports on Proposals issued by NFPA twice yearly for public review and comment, and the process continues to the next step. The ROP is published and widely distributed and anyone may download or request a copy.
Report on Comments (ROC)
Report on Comments (ROC)
Once the ROP becomes available, there is a 60-day comment period during which time anyone may submit a public comment on the proposed changes documented in the ROP. The committee or panel reconvenes at the end of the comment period and acts on all public comments. This committee or panel may also develop its own comments. As before, approval obtained via written ballot in accordance with NFPA's Regulations is required on all committee and panel actions. All of this information is compiled into a second Report, called the Report on Comments (ROC), which like the ROP, is published and made available for public review for a seven-week period.
Report on Comments (ROC) (PDF, 394 KB)
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NFPA 430, 2004 Edition: Archived Revision Information
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Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA)
Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA)
Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) are amendments to an NFPA document processed in accordance with Section 5 of the Regulations Governing Committee Projects. They have not gone through the entire codes and standards-making process of being published in a ROP and ROC for review and comment. TIAs are effective only between editions of the Document. A TIA automatically becomes a proposal of the proponent for the next edition of the Document, as such is then subject to all of the procedures of the codes and standards making process. TIAs are published in NFPA News , NFCSS, and any further distribution of the document after being issued by the Standards Council.

Requests for TIAs shall be clearly worded to provide the recommended revision and the reason as to why it is of an emergency nature requiring prompt action. Submissions shall be in writing, addressed to the Standards Council Secretary, NFPA, 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02169-7471. The submitter must also provide the appropriate endorsments in writing of two members of the applicable technical committee or technical correlating committee. For further information on submitting a TIA, please contact Codes and Standards Administration.

TIA 04-1 (issued 7/28/2006) (PDF, 20 KB)
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Formal Interpretations (FIs)
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