Small Vessel Regulations
Version of section 416 from 2010-04-29 to 2013-12-05:
416 A portable fire extinguisher that is intended to be discharged directly into an enclosed engine space shall
(a) contain 1.2 kg of carbon dioxide per cubic metre of gross enclosed engine space volume or, if it does not contain carbon dioxide, contain a sufficient quantity of a clean agent to provide the same protection as carbon dioxide;
(b) if it contains carbon dioxide, be able to be completely discharged in not more than 60 seconds and if it contains a clean agent, in not more than 10 seconds; and
(c) be in addition to the portable fire extinguishers required by section 512.
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