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File #: 200147    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 2/13/2020 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action: 6/25/2020
Title: Amending Subcode F of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Fire Code," to establish limitations on the use of hydrogen fluoride and hydrofluoric acid, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Gym
Indexes: FIRE CODE
Code sections: SUBCODE "F" - (THE PHILADELPHIA FIRE CODE), Title 4 - THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 20014700.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy20014700.pdf

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Amending Subcode F of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “The Philadelphia Fire Code,” to establish limitations on the use of hydrogen fluoride and hydrofluoric acid, under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1.  Subcode F of The Philadelphia Code is amended to add a section as follows:

SUBCODE "F" (THE PHILADELPHIA FIRE CODE)

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CHAPTER 50

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS GENERAL PROVISIONS

SECTION 5001  GENERAL

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Add Section F-5001.10 as follows:

F.5001.10.   Restriction on Use of Hydrogen Fluoride.  No facility engaged in the processing or production of gasoline, heating oil, or other hydrocarbon products from petroleum or crude oil shall use hydrogen fluoride, meaning anhydrous, aqueous, or any mixture of hydrogen fluoride, including hydrofluoric acid and modified hydrofluoric acid, as an alkylation catalyst or for any other petroleum or crude-oil processing purpose.

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Explanation:

 

Italics indicate new matter added.

 

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