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NFPA 560 provides requirements to protect life and property during the storage, handling, and use of ethylene oxide for sterilization and fumigation operations.

This document covers:

- Receiving and unloading of ethylene oxide containers
- Storage of ethylene oxide
- Piping systems
- Gas dispensing areas
- Sterilization and fumigation operations
- Electrical installations
- Sterilizer and facility construction
- System maintenance
- Disposal and emission control
- Special fire protection

The 2002 edition sets separation distances from various exposures based on the quantities of ethylene oxide stored. New requirements address the operation of thermal oxidizers to control ethylene oxide emissions.
 

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  1. NFPA (Fire) 560


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

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    Storage, Handling, and Use of Ethylene Oxide for Sterilization and Fumigation

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  3. NFPA (Fire) 560


    Storage, Handling, and Use of Ethylene Oxide for Sterilization and Fumigation, 1995 Edition

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