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25 Pa. Code § 245.604. Referenced organizations.

§ 245.604. Referenced organizations.

 (a)  Nationally-recognized associations which are referenced throughout this subchapter are as follows:

   (1)  American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

   (2)  American Petroleum Institute (API).

   (3)  American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

   (4)  American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM).

   (5)  NACE International—The Corrosion Society (NACE).

   (6)  National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

   (7)  Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI).

   (8)  SSPC—The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC).

   (9)  Steel Tank Institute (STI).

   (10)  Underwriters Laboratory (UL).

 (b)  Nationally-recognized codes and standards shall be used in conjunction with manufacturer’s specifications to comply with this subchapter. When used to meet the technical standards and requirements of this subchapter, the most current or latest edition of the codes and standards shall be applied. Other Nationally-recognized codes and standards, not referenced in this part, may also be used to comply with this subchapter, when approved by the Department.

 (c)  When Nationally-recognized codes and standards are updated, facilities or storage tank systems installed to previously existing standards prior to the update will not automatically be required to be upgraded to meet the new standard, unless specifically required in the revised standards or by the Department.

 (d)  Regulatory requirements shall prevail over Nationally-recognized codes and standards whenever there is a conflict.


   The provisions of this §  245.604 amended November 9, 2007, effective November 10, 2007, 37 Pa.B. 5979. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (234768).

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  245.132 (relating to standards of performance); and 25 Pa. Code §  245.602 (relating to scope).

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