|Edition Number:||4||SCC Approved:||--|
|Edition Date:||2008-03-14||DOD Approved:||--|
|Price Code:||D||ANSI Approved:||2018-11-09|
1.1 These requirements cover residential sprinklers intended for installation on sprinkler systems for fire-protection service. Requirements for the installation and use of residential sprinklers are included in the Standards for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, NFPA 13, and Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Mobile Homes, NFPA 13D, and Residential Occupancies up to and Including Four Stories in Height Sprinkler Systems, NFPA 13R.
1.2 The requirements in this standard are not intended to restrict the application of representative fire and other tests for special sprinklers, as referenced in Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, NFPA 13, that are intended to provide protection for specific fire hazards.
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.