Ordinance On Flammable Liquids Reprinted Definitive Series

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om brandfarlige væsker Omtryk

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Overview (table of contents) Chapter 1 Definitions

Chapter 2 General provisions

Chapter 3 Applications, permits and approvals

Chapter 4 Penalty

Chapter 5 transitional and commencement provisions The full text of the Ordinance on flammable væsker1)

Under section 33 (1) and (2) nr. 2, section 33 (a), paragraph 1 and paragraphs 3-5, and section 70, paragraphs 4 and 5, of the emergency law, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 660 of 10. June 2009 shall be determined:

Chapter 1

Definitions

§ 1. In this order, the following definitions shall apply:

1) Bottling: Bottling of flammable liquid from tanks or production plant for packaging or from the IBC's to less packaging.

2) flammable liquids: Liquids with a flash point of not more than 100 ° c. Flammable liquids are classified as indicated in point 1. 6.

3) Packaging: portable container, except tank, with a capacity exceeding 450 litres, up to a maximum of 3,000 litres for a IBC2).

4) flash point: The lowest temperature at which a liquid at a barometric pressure of 1013 hPa gives off flammable vapours in such an extent that formed a combustible mixture of steam and air. The flash point shall be determined in accordance with one of the test methods specified in annex V to Council Directive 67/548/EEC on the approximation of laws relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances. To be used closed cup method for flashpoint determination.

5) IBC2): Packaging with a volume of not more than 3 m3 and as defined in the international conventions and agreements on transport of dangerous goods.

6) Class:

a) class I includes flammable liquids with a flash point below 21 ° c.

b) Class II includes flammable liquids with a flash point between 21 ° c and 55 ° C (both limit values included).

c) Class III covers flammable liquids with a flash-point above 55 ° c.




All three classes are divided into a: class 1 for liquids that are not water blandbare in any relationship, and in class 2 for liquids, which are water blandbare in any relationship. Liquids can emulsify with water, be assimilated to class 2.



7) Transference: transferring flammable liquid from a packaging to another packaging, with the exception of IBC's.

8) Edition: a total quantity of flammable liquid stored in a room in a building or in the open air, and where storage takes place in sealed container without connection to the production facility. The quantity of flammable liquid found in a room or a building, which only takes place gasket and similar articles of finished products in closed packaging, is also considered to be an issue. The definition also includes:

a) temporary recommendation of flammable liquids in buildings,

b) regular temporary recommendation of flammable liquids on land in the open air, as well as

(c) recommendation for more than 48 hours) in the context of flammable liquids during transportation, however, more than 60 hours in the context of a freight terminal or yard.




A size is specified in the storage units and storage shall be determined as the sum of the number of storage devices, as the containers can hold at maximum permissible filling. Emptied packaging, non-flammable constituents and non volatile solids shall not be taken into account.



9) Storage device: 1 litres of class I liquid, 5 litres of class II-liquid or 50 litres of class III fluid.

10) Production section: area of production plants, bottling plants and other areas with the use of flammable liquids, including gasket and similar articles of finished products in packaging, as well as areas with spray coating, dip coating and the hardware painting.

11) sales and consumer storage tanks: Tank installations, fitted with stand, or other pump for dispensing of flammable liquids to permanently installed fuel tanks for motor vehicles, etc., whether it is a matter of sale or simply checkout.

12): application of fluid by spray-painting a spray process.

13) Tank: Transport tank as defined in the international conventions and agreements on transport of dangerous goods or stationary tank, regardless of capacity.

14) storage tanks: one or more tanks with accessories, including pipelines, filling nozzles, pumping sets, vent pipes, pool, etc.

15) Liquid: substance in liquid phase at 20 ° c and 1013 hPa.

16) Liquid, flammable: liquid with a flash point below 30 ºc or liquid with a flash point above 30 º C, which is heated to a temperature that is higher than the liquid flash point minus 10 ° c.

The scope of the

§ 2. This Ordinance shall apply to:

1) production, bottling, as well as other use and handling of flammable liquids.

2) edition of flammable liquids in the packaging, see. However, paragraphs 3 and 4.

3) edition of flammable liquids in tanks and sales, consumption or storage tank installations, see. However, paragraphs 3 and 4.

4) transport of flammable liquids in pipelines, see. However, paragraph 4.

(2). For liquids with a flash point of 100 ° c, which is heated to a temperature that is higher than the liquid flash point minus 10 ° c, and for solid combustible substances as a result of warming will have similar properties, the Danish Emergency Management Agency can determine that these are covered by the notice.

(3). Exempt from the Executive order is the edition which consist exclusively of:

1) aqueous solutions of ethanol at a concentration of no more than 24 vol-%.

2) Alcoholic beverages in a concentration not exceeding 24 vol-%.

3) alcoholic drinks with a concentration greater than 24 vol-%, but not exceeding 70 vol-% unless they are stored in containers with a capacity exceeding 250 litres.

(4). Exempt from the Executive order is military Edition of flammable liquids and those of Defense landscaped piping for flammable fluids and associated pumping stations, central stores, tanks, etc.

Chapter 2

General provisions

§ 3. Production title and edition of flammable liquids must be located, constructed and used in such a way that the risk of fires occur, the fires spread to damage to persons, property and the environment takes place, that large values are being destroyed, and fire occurs in the context of other injury is reduced as much as possible, and that this will ensure sound rescue and fire extinguishing capabilities.

§ 4. By any kind of production, use, storage, loading, transference, bottling and other handling of flammable liquids use caution. By flammable liquids must, however, be exercised special care.

(2). Bottling of flammable liquids of class I and class II-1 from rail tankers, tank wagons, tankers, packaging and transportation tanks may only take place with the Municipal Board's permission.

(3). Filling of petrol stations from railway tankvogn or tanker may only take place with the Municipal Board's permission.

(4). Fuel tanks on vehicles, including tractors, must not be filled when the engine is started.

§ 5. Transport of flammable liquids of class I, II and III-1-1 in the pipelines on own grounds where the pipelines are not attached to a tank plant located on that reason, may only take place with the Municipal Board's authorisation and on the conditions under which municipal board of Directors determines. Such journeys through several municipalities may only be done on the terms laid down by the Danish Emergency Management Agency.

(2). Transport of flammable liquids of class I, II and III-1-1 in the pipelines on public land may only be done with the Municipal Board's authorization and on the conditions under which municipal board of Directors determines. Such journeys through several municipalities may only be done on the terms laid down by the Danish Emergency Management Agency.

§ 6. Packagings and tanks with flammable liquids must not be placed in the buildings ' escape routes, excluding temporary henstillen in connection with the distribution of heating kerosene for households when it is recommended no more than 10 storage units per household, and when using packagings with a capacity of not more than 10 litres.

(2). Packagings and tanks with flammable liquids must not be placed in dangerous proximity to:

1) large amounts of combustible material.

2) Acids or other substances that can attack the containers.

3) Substances, which could cause the ignition or be of particular danger to fire.

§ 7. Packagings and tanks filled with a flammable liquid, must be cleaned prior to such an extent that any remaining remnant of their former contents do not unintentionally can bring filled fluid up into a more dangerous class.

(2). Packagings, and tanks shall be filled taking into account the with a possible temperature increase following enlargement and pressure increase, which can lead to spills or cracking of the containers.

(3). Packagings and tanks with flammable liquids and emptied packagings and tanks must be securely closed.

§ 8. The establishment of the production section, the establishment of warehouses in packagings and tanks as well as to issues relating to the filling of tanks attached warehouse, sales and consumer storage tanks or storage tank installation must only be carried out in accordance with the technical specifications referred to in article 9.

§ 9. The Danish Emergency Management Agency establishes technical regulations for flammable liquids containing rules governing the production, bottling, as well as other use and handling of flammable liquids as well as on the issue of flammable liquids in packagings, tanks and sales, consumption or storage tank installations, including the penalty for violation of the technical regulations.

(2). In the technical regulations may provide that the Municipal Council in certain cases can accept that the technical requirements be waived.


(3). In order to prevent or reduce the risk of fire and to ensure sound rescue and fire extinguishing capabilities in the event of fire may Municipal Council after received the opinion of the Danish Emergency Management Agency, establish additional conditions for businesses, warehouses, etc., which are within the scope of the technical requirements referred to in paragraph 1, and

1) where there are special fire dangerous conditions, or

2) where large values are exposed to destruction.

§ 10. Technical specifications referred to in the technical requirements, see. § 9, introduced not in the Official Gazette.

(2). By technical specifications, see. (1) for the purposes of Danish, European or international standards, guidelines, standards, classifications, instructions, manuals, guidelines or technical definitions, etc.

(3). The technical specifications that are not introduced in the Official Gazette referred to in article 6. (1) can instead be browsed with the Danish Emergency Management Agency or be purchased from the issuer concerned.

(4). The technical specifications that are not introduced in the Official Gazette referred to in article 6. (1) is in force, even if they are not available in Danish.

Chapter 3

Applications, permits and approvals

§ 11. Application with accompanying drawings and description must be submitted to the local authority in section 4, paragraphs 2-3, and section 5, paragraph 1-2, in the cases referred to. If the dossier is in paper form, must be submitted in 2 copies.

(2). The local authority may require to be submitted documentation for Flash points and chemical composition of the flammable liquids that are used, manufactured or stored.

(3). All text must be written in Danish, unless accompanied by a Danish translation.

§ 12. If it is required for security reasons, can a permit or approval issued under this Ordinance, be revoked by the authority which issued it. Under the same conditions, conditions in permits and approvals will be changed.

(2). Revocation and amendment of terms can occur only if the application of less coercive measures are not sufficient, and if the revocation or amendment of the terms proportionate to the purpose.

(3). Permissions that are not used within 1 year shall be deemed to have lapsed.

§ 13. If it is required for security reasons, can a permit or approval issued pursuant to bekendtgørelse nr. 161 of 26. April 1985 on flammable liquids or order No. 522 of 17. October 1978 for spray painting and varnishing with flammable fluids are withdrawn by the authority which issued it. Under the same conditions, conditions in permits and approvals will be changed.

(2). Similarly, the Danish Emergency Management Agency to revoke or change the conditions in approvals of packagings, tanks and shelters of land sales and consumption at petrol stations.

(3). Revocation and amendment of terms can occur only if the application of less coercive measures are not sufficient, and if the revocation or amendment of the terms proportionate to the purpose.

Chapter 4

Penalty

§ 14. Unless a higher penalty is inflicted for other legislation, is punishable by a fine or imprisonment for up to 4 months, the who

1) violates section 3, section 4, paragraph 1 or 4 or § § 6-8,

2) fails to obtain permits under section 4, paragraphs 2-3, or section 5,

3) overrides the conditions attached to a consent under section 4, paragraphs 2-3, or section 5,

4) overrides the provisions or conditions set under section 9, paragraph 3, or

5) fails to provide proof in accordance with section 12 (2).

(2). The penalty can rise to imprisonment for up to 2 years if the infringement was committed intentionally or through gross negligence, and if the infringement is

1) caused substantial damage to persons, property or the environment or caused danger therefor, or

2) achieved or intended an economic advantage for the person himself or others, including savings.

(3). That can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) criminal liability in accordance with the provisions of the criminal code 5. Chapter.

Chapter 5

Transitional and commencement provisions

§ 15. The notice shall enter into force on the 15. January 2010.

(2). Executive Order No. 161 of 26. April 1985 on flammable liquids and Decree No. 522 of 17. October 1978 for spray painting and varnishing with flammable liquids shall be repealed.

(3). Type-approvals of shelters of the land by the sales and consumption of packaging and storage tanks, plastic tanks for flammable liquids provided by State Fire inspection (now the Danish Emergency Management Agency) in accordance with Executive Order No. 161 of 26. April 1985 on flammable liquids shall be repealed, without prejudice to article. However, paragraphs 4-6.

(4). Type-approved shelters of land by sales and consumer storage tanks that are in use by the Executive order on the entry into force, in accordance with the type approval conditions are legal, may continue to be used as a set, as long as they meet the conditions.

(5). Type-approved packagings, which are in use by the Executive order on the entry into force, in accordance with the type approval conditions are legal, may be used for 5 years after the entry into force of the Executive order, as long as they meet the conditions.

(6). Type-approved plastic tanks in use by the Executive order on the entry into force, in accordance with the type approval conditions are legal, may continue to be used as a set, as long as they meet the conditions.
The Ministry of defence, the 4. January 2010 Søren Gade/Susan Nissen Official notes 1) Notice has been notified in draft form in accordance with European Parliament and Council Directive 98/34 EC (information procedure directive) as amended by Directive 98/48/EC.

2) abbreviation of the English term "Intermediate Bulk Container" (medium-sized shipping container).

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