Chemical Storage Regulations and Hazardous Material Compliance

US Chemical Storage® buildings meet third-party approvals for the following hazmat storage regulations and codes:

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FM Approved Chemical Storage  

FM Approval

FM, or Factory Mutual/FM Global is a leading commercial insurance company that partners with companies long term to support risk management and loss prevention practices. The FM Approved logo ensures that your equipment purchases have met standards for loss prevention and risk management.

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US Chemical Storage - NFPA Regulations  

NFPA - National Fire Protection Association

The National Fire Prevention Association, or NFPA, is an international non-profit organization whose mission is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing consistent chemical storage regulation codes and standards, research, training and education.

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US Chemical Storage - Code of Federal Regulations  

Code of Federal Regulations - CFR

The CFR is the codification of the general and permanent chemical storage regulation rules published in the Federal Register by the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas that are subject to federal regulation. Each volume of the CFR is updated once each year and issued quarterly.

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US Chemical Storage - CERCLA  

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act - CERCLA

CERCLA addresses issues regarding abandoned waste sites and provides resources and funds for enforcement of liability for clean up of hazardous materials.

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US Chemical Storage - Chemical Classifications  

Flammable and Combustible Chemical Classifications

U.S. Chemical Storage provides a brief explanation of each of the combustible and flammable code designations.

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US Chemical Storage - State Regulatory Codes  

State Commercial Storage Regualtion Codes

U.S. Chemical Storage provides a listing of all applicable commercial chemical storage regulation codes for each of the states.

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US Chemical Storage - State Chemical Storage Approvals  

State Approval Requirements

U.S. Chemical Storage provides a chart to show what is specified per each state for “closed construction” chemical storage structures. This refers to any chemical storage building that requires insulation or other material that covers the wall cavity so that the electrical configuration is not exposed for inspection.

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