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1998 CBC Table 3-E

Exempt Amounts of Hazardous Materials Presenting a Health Hazard
Maximum Quantities per Control Area
STORAGE

MATERIAL   SOLID lbs.
(cu. ft.)
LIQUID Gallons
(lbs.)
GAS cu. ft.
*Corrosives Base 5,000 500 810
Sprinklered (no Cabinet) 10,000 1,000 1620
Cabinet (unsprinklered) 10,000 1,000 1620
Cabinet, Sprinklered 20,000 2,000 3240
Highly Toxics Base 10 (10) 0
Sprinklered (no Cabinet) 20 (20) 0
Cabinet (unsprinklered) 20 (20) 20
Cabinet, Sprinklered 40 (40) 40
Irritants Base N.L. N.L. **810
Sprinklered (no Cabinet) N.L. N.L. **1620
Cabinet (unsprinklered) N.L. N.L. **1620
Cabinet, Sprinklered N.L. N.L. **3240
Sensitizers Base N.L. N.L. **810
Sprinklered (no Cabinet) N.L. N.L. **1620
Cabinet (unsprinklered) N.L. N.L. **1620
Cabinet, Sprinklered N.L. N.L. **3240
Other Health Hazards Base N.L. N.L. **810
Sprinklered (no Cabinet) N.L. N.L. **1620
Cabinet (unsprinklered) N.L. N.L. **1620
Cabinet, Sprinklered N.L. N.L. **3240
Toxics Base 500 (500) 810
Sprinklered (no Cabinet) 1,000 (1000) 1620
Cabinet (unsprinklered) 1,000 (1000) 1620
Cabinet, Sprinklered 2,000 (2000) 3240
Base = Building unsprinklered and no approved cabinet
N.L. = No limit
N/A = Not applicable

*For stationary lead-acid battery systems, see the Fire Code.

**The quantities allowed in a sprinklered building are not limited when exhaust ventilation is provided in accordance with the Fire Code. See Table 8001.15-B, Footnote 12.

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