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SECTION 201 - DEFINITIONS

201.1 General. For the purpose of this code, certain terms, phrases, words and their derivatives shall be construed as specified in this chapter and elsewhere in this code where specific definitions are provided. Terms, phrases and words used in the singular include the plural and the plural the singular. Terms, phrases and words used in the masculine gender include the feminine and the feminine the masculine.

Where terms, phrases and words are not defined, they shall have their ordinary accepted meanings within the context with which they are used. Webster's Third New International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged, copyright 1986, shall be considered as providing ordinarily accepted meanings.

201.2 Standards of Quality.

201.2.1 General. The standards listed below labeled a "U.B.C. standard" are also listed in Chapter 35, Part II, and are part of this code. The other standards listed below are recognized standards (see Sections 3502 and 3503).

201.2.2 Noncombustible material.

U.B.C. Standard 2-1, Noncombustible Material Test

201.2.3 Burning characteristics of building materials.

1. U.B.C. Standard 8-1, Test Method for Surface-burning Characteristics of Building Materials

2. U.B.C. Standard 23-5, Fire-retardant-treated Wood Tests on Durability and Hygroscopic Properties

3. U.B.C. Standard 26-5, Chamber Method of Test for Measuring the Density of Smoke from the Burning or Decomposition of Plastic Materials

4. U.B.C. Standard 26-6, Test Method for Ignition Properties of Plastics

201.2.4 Corrosives and irritants.

1. 49 C.F.R. 173, Appendix A, Testing for Corrosiveness

2. 16 C.F.R. 1500.41 and 1500.42, Methods of Testing Primary Irritant Substances and Test for Eye Irritants

201.2.5 Ranking of hazardous materials.

U.F.C. Standard 79-3, Identification of the Health, Flammability and Reactivity of Hazardous Materials

201.2.6 Classification of plastics.

U.B.C. Standard 26-7, Method of Test for Determining Classification of Approved Light-transmitting Plastics

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