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  • CHAPTER25
    FRUIT AND CROP RIPENING

    SECTION2501
    GENERAL

    2501.1 Scope.

    Ripening processes where ethylene gas is introduced into a room to promote the ripening of fruits, vegetables and other crops shall comply with this chapter.

    Exception: Mixtures of ethylene and one or more inert gases in concentrations that prevent the gas from reaching greater than 25 percent of the lower explosive limit (LEL) when released to the atmosphere.

    2501.2 Permits.

    Permits shall be required as set forth in Section 105.6.

    2501.3 Ethylene generators.

    Approved ethylene generators shall be operated and maintained in accordance with Section 2506.