|Edition Number:||2||SCC Approved:||--|
|Edition Date:||1998-10-29||DOD Approved:||--|
|Price Code:||D||ANSI Approved:||--|
1.1 These requirements cover marine navigation light fixtures intended for use in accordance with the applicable U. S. Coast Guard (USCG) Regulations as specified in the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS) and the Inland Navigation Rules, COMDTINST M16672.2A.
1.2 These requirements do not cover navigation light fixtures for use in hazardous locations as defined in the U. S. Coast Guard Electrical Engineering Regulations.
1.3 A product that contains features, characteristics, components, materials, or systems new or different from those covered by the requirements in this standard, and that involves a risk of fire or of electric shock or injury to persons shall be evaluated using appropriate additional component and end-product requirements to maintain the level of safety as originally anticipated by the intent of this standard. A product whose features, characteristics, components, materials, or systems conflict with specific requirements or provisions of this standard does not comply with this standard. Revision of requirements shall be proposed and adopted in conformance with the methods employed for development, revision, and implementation of this standard.
5.1 The requirements of Sections 6 – 37 apply to navigation lights intended for use on vessels 65 feet (20 m) or more in length.
5.2 A navigation light complying with the requirements of Sections 6 – 22 , 24 – 37 , 45 , 46 , and 49 may also be used on vessels or boats subject to the Federal Boat Safety Act of 1971.