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  • CHAPTER12
    SPECIAL PIPING AND STORAGE SYSTEMS

    SECTION1201
    GENERAL

    1201.1Scope.

    The provisions of this chapter shall govern the design and installation of piping and storage systems for non-flammable medical gas systems and nonmedical oxygen systems. All maintenance and operations of such systems shall be in accordance with the International Fire Code.

    SECTION1202
    MEDICAL GASES

    [F]1202.1Nonflammable medical gases.

    Nonflammable medical gas systems, inhalation anesthetic systems and vacuum piping systems shall be designed and installed in accordance with NFPA 99.

    Exceptions:

    1. 1.This section shall not apply to portable systems or cylinder storage.

    2. 2.Vacuum system exhaust terminations shall comply with the International Mechanical Code.

    SECTION1203
    OXYGEN SYSTEMS

    [F]1203.1Design and installation.

    Nonmedical oxygen systems shall be designed and installed in accordance with NFPA 55 and NFPA 51.

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