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NFPA Chemical Storage Requirements

NFPA Chemical Storage Requirements

Established in 1896, the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards, through advocating codes, standards, research and education. In this article US Chemical Storage demonstrates important chemical storage requirements highlighted by the NFPA. 1. What is NFPA 30? According to the […]

combustible chemical storage

Combustible Chemical Storage

Defining Combustible Chemicals Combustible solids have the capability of igniting and burning. Combustible liquids have a flashpoint at or above 100 degrees F, but below 200 degrees F. Combustible liquid classes: Class II: Liquids have flash points at or above 100 degrees F (37.8 degrees C) and below 140 degrees F (60.0 degrees C). Class […]

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Iowa Pesticide Regulations – Safe Pesticide Storage

Manage Pesticide Storage With Proper Containment Equipment U.S. Chemical Storage discusses proper pesticide storage containment laws in Iowa and how to compliantly handle and store pesticide storage. While this document may cover a number of important compliant pesticide storage solutions, it cannot address every single situation for keeping pesticide storage maintained and compliant. For a […]

Kansas pesticide storage regulations

Kansas Pesticide Storage Regulations – How to Stay Compliant

Kansas Pesticide Storage Regulations and Containment Requirements Storage of pesticides must be fully compliant and follow strict regulations. It is required to prevent contamination from water, food, feed or other materials that are stored in the surrounding areas. Pesticide containers must be marked properly with correct labels – stating proper pesticide information and proper disposal […]

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Household Hazardous Waste Facility Creates Cost Savings for Wake County, NC

What is Household Hazardous Waste? Household hazardous waste (HHW), according to the EPA is defined as, “Leftover household products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable, or reactive ingredients… Products, such as paints, cleaners, oils, batteries, and pesticides that contain potentially hazardous ingredients require special care when you dispose of them”. Household hazardous waste can cause hazardous […]

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Ohio Fertilizer Storage: Anhydrous Ammonia Storage

New Requirements for Anhydrous Ammonia Storage in the state of Ohio The construction, design or operation of a stationary ammonia system is not to be allowed or implemented, until the director approves of the system. Each filling connection should be provided with back-pressure check valves and excess flow valves, or a positive shut-off valve in […]

Fertilizer Storage Regulations by State

On Farm Fertilizer Storage Regulations

Fertilizer Storage Regulations for On-Farm and Off-Farm Applications More attention is being focused on fertilizer storage regulations regarding flammable fertilizer products since the aftermath of the West Fertilizer Co. in West, Texas on April 17 that killed 14 people and injured more than 200 others. Attention is being focused on retail as well as on-farm […]

New Hampshire Pesticide Regulations

New Hampshire Pesticide Regulations – Storage Requirements

New Hampshire State Regulations for Pesticide Storage The Division of Pesticide Control of New Hampshire “works to ensure the safe and proper use of chemical pesticides by enforcing state pesticide laws affecting sale, storage and application of all registered pesticides, examining and licensing pesticide dealers  and users, and registering all economic poisons sold and used […]