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§ 28.830 - Fire detection and alarm systems.

(a) Each accommodation space must be equipped with an independent modular smoke detector or a smoke actuated fire detection unit installed in accordance with 46 CFR part 76.

(b) An independent modular smoke detector must meet UL 217 and be listed as a “Single Station Smoke Detector - Also Suitable for Use in Recreational Vehicles”.

(c) The regulations in this section have preemptive effect over State or local regulation within the same field.

[CGD 94-025, 60 FR 54444, Oct. 24, 1995, as amended by USCG-2012-0196, 81 FR 48247, July 22, 2016]