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NFPA 55

Standard for the Storage, Use, and Handling of Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids in Portable and Stationary Containers, Cylinders, and Tanks

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Organization: NFPA
Publication Date: 24 June 2007
Status: inactive
Page Count: 2
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Applicability.

This standard shall apply to the installation, storage, use, and handling of compressed gases and cryogenic fluids in portable and stationary containers, cylinders, equipment, and tanks in all occupancies.

Exemptions.

This standard shall not apply to the following:

(1) Off-site transportation of materials covered by this standard

(2) Storage, use, and handling of radioactive gases in accordance with NFPA 801, Standard for Fire Protection for Facilities Handling Radioactive Materials

(3) Storage, use, and handling of medical compressed gases at health care facilities in accordance with NFPA 99, Standard for Health Care Facilities

(4) Except for Chapter 9, storage, use, and handling of bulk oxygen in medical gas systems at health care facilities

(5) Systems consisting of cylinders of oxygen and cylinders of fuel gas used for welding and cutting in accordance with NFPA 51, Standard for the Design and Installation of Oxygen-Fuel Gas Systems for Welding, Cutting, and Allied Processes

(6) Acetylene cylinders in acetylene cylinder charging plants in accordance with NFPA 51A, Standard for Acetylene Cylinder Charging Plants

(7) Ethylene oxide containers stored, handled, or used for sterilization and fumigation in accordance with NFPA 560, Standard for the Storage, Handling, and Use of Ethylene Oxide for Sterilization and Fumigation

(8) Flammable gases used as a vehicle fuel when stored on a vehicle

(9) Storage, use, and handling of liquefied and nonliquefied compressed gases in laboratory work areas that are in accordance with NFPA 45, Standard on Fire Protection for Laboratories Using Chemicals

(10) Storage, use, and handling of liquefied petroleum gases in accordance with NFPA 58, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code

(11) Storage, use, and handling of gases within closed-cycle refrigeration systems complying with the mechanical code

(12) Liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage at utility plants under NFPA 59A, Standard for the Production, Storage, and Handling of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

(13) LNG handled as a vehicle fuel under NFPA 57, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Vehicular Fuel Systems Code

(14) Compressed natural gas (CNG) handled as a vehicle fuel under NFPA 52, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicular Fuel Systems Code

Document History

January 1, 2020
Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code
Applicability. This code shall apply to the installation, storage, use, and handling of compressed gases and cryogenic fluids in portable and stationary cylinders, containers, equipment, and tanks...
April 6, 2016
Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 2016
Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code
Applicability. This code shall apply to the installation, storage, use, and handling of compressed gases and cryogenic fluids in portable and stationary cylinders, containers, equipment, and tanks in...
December 8, 2015
Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code
A description is not available for this item.
June 6, 2013
Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code
A description is not available for this item.
January 18, 2013
Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 2013
Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code
Applicability. This code shall apply to the installation, storage, use, and handling of compressed gases and cryogenic fluids in portable and stationary cylinders, containers, equipment, and tanks in...
October 30, 2012
Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code
A description is not available for this item.
October 30, 2012
Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code
A description is not available for this item.
September 3, 2010
Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code
Applicability. This code shall apply to the installation, storage, use, and handling of compressed gases and cryogenic fluids in portable and stationary containers, cylinders, equipment, and tanks...
May 24, 2010
Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code
Applicability. This code shall apply to the installation, storage, use, and handling of compressed gases and cryogenic fluids in portable and stationary containers, cylinders, equipment, and tanks...
April 28, 2010
Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code
Applicability. This code shall apply to the installation, storage, use, and handling of compressed gases and cryogenic fluids in portable and stationary containers, cylinders, equipment, and tanks...
March 11, 2010
Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code
Applicability. This code shall apply to the installation, storage, use, and handling of compressed gases and cryogenic fluids in portable and stationary containers, cylinders, equipment, and tanks...
January 11, 2010
Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code
Applicability. This code shall apply to the installation, storage, use, and handling of compressed gases and cryogenic fluids in portable and stationary containers, cylinders, equipment, and tanks...
January 1, 2010
Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code
Applicability. This code shall apply to the installation, storage, use, and handling of compressed gases and cryogenic fluids in portable and stationary containers, cylinders, equipment, and tanks...
NFPA 55
June 24, 2007
Standard for the Storage, Use, and Handling of Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids in Portable and Stationary Containers, Cylinders, and Tanks
Applicability. This standard shall apply to the installation, storage, use, and handling of compressed gases and cryogenic fluids in portable and stationary containers, cylinders, equipment, and...
March 7, 2006
Standard for the Storage, Use, and Handling of Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids in Portable and Stationary Containers, Cylinders, and Tanks
Applicability. This standard shall apply to the installation, storage, use, and handling of compressed gases and cryogenic fluids in portable and stationary containers, cylinders, equipment, and...
January 1, 2005
Standard for the Storage, Use, and Handling of Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids in Portable and Stationary Containers, Cylinders, and Tanks
Applicability. This standard shall apply to the installation, storage, use, and handling of compressed gases and cryogenic fluids in portable and stationary containers, cylinders, equipment, and...
February 6, 2003
Standard for the Storage, Use, and Handling of Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids in Portable and Stationary Containers, Cylinders, and Tanks
Applicability. This standard shall apply to the installation, storage, use, and handling of compressed gases and cryogenic fluids in portable and stationary containers, cylinders, and tanks in all...
February 6, 1998
Standards for the Storage, Use, and Handling of Compressed and Liquefied Gases in Portable Cylinders
This standard applies to the storage, use, and handling of compressed and liquefied gases in portable cylinders in all occupancies. This standard shall not apply to the following: (a)* Off-site...
January 1, 1993
Use and Handling of Compressed and Liquefied Gases in Portable Cylinders; Tentative Interim Amendment - 1995
This standard applies to the storage, use, and handling of compressed and liquefied gases in portable cylinders in all occupancies. This standard shall not apply to: (a) The off-site transportation...

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