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Re: Inspecting fire extinguishers

Originally Posted by MedSailor View Post
In my recent pre purchace survey one of the few high priority safety findings was that my fire extinguishers did not have documentation of a current inspection. The recommendation was to have a certified inspector check them yearly.
It is an ABYC recommendation. It is not a USCG or Transport Canada requirement.

Transport Canada TP1332E - 10.4.2
Requires the instructions of the manufacturer be followed however this does not apply to pleasure craft.

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 46, Sub-part 25.30 -
Does require six month inspections however this does not apply to pleasure craft.

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