hazardous area


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hazardous area

1. Within a building, an area which houses highly combustible, highly flammable, or explosive products or materials which are likely to burn with extreme rapidity or which may produce poisonous fumes or gases, including highly toxic or noxious alkalies, acids, or other liquids or chemicals, which involve flame, fume, explosive, poisonous, or irritant hazards.
2. Any area in which there are fine particles or dust subject to explosion or spontaneous combustion.
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Where equipment is to be installed within a Hazardous area product certification can be supplied from all certification bodies.
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