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Line Throwing Appliances

APPROVAL GUIDANCE

APPROVAL
CATEGORY
EQUIPMENT MRA
APPROVAL
160.031 SHOULDER GUN TYPE LINE THROWING APPLIANCE NO
160.040
LINE THROWING APPLIANCE YES
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SHOULDER GUN TYPE LINE THROWING APPLIANCE


APPROVAL CATEGORY:  160.031

APPROVAL GUIDANCE & INFORMATION:  Follow the requirements of 46 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 160.031.  The Coast Guard does not test materials or systems for approval but rather specifies the required test methods and minimum performance criteria for approval.  Product testing must be performed by a Coast Guard Accepted Independent Laboratory.

NON STANDARD APPLIANCES:  Other types of device designs (such as non-pyrotechnic devices) can be reviewed on a case-by-case basis for approval based on equivalent performance.  Please contact our CG-ENG-4 office for details.

SUBMITTAL PACKAGE:  Please submit the follow information in the Submittal Package:

Please send the Submittal Package and other related information to the following address:

Commandant (CG-ENG-4)
U.S. Coast Guard Stop 7509
2703 Martin Luther King Ave Jr SE
Washington, DC 20593-7509

Once the equipment has been approved by this office, it will receive Coast Guard Type Approval and a Certificate of Approval (COA).  The COA will be issued for 5 years and will remain valid during that time period if the product meets the testing of the Quality Control Program.

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LINE THROWING APPLIANCE


APPROVAL CATEGORY:  160.040

APPROVAL GUIDANCE & INFORMATION:  For Coast Guard requirements for Line-Throwing Appliances see 46, CFR 160.040.  The Coast Guard does not test materials or systems for approval but rather specifies the required test methods and minimum performance criteria for approval.  Product testing must be performed by a Coast Guard Accepted Independent Laboratory.

This product can be approved under the US/EC Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) on marine equipment. 
 
NON-STANDARD APPLIANCES:  Other types of device designs (such as non-pyrotechnic devices) can be reviewed on a case-by-case basis for approval based on equivalent performance.  Please contact this office for details. 

SUBMITTAL PACKAGE:  Please submit the follow information in the Submittal Package:

Please send the Submittal Package and other related information to the following address:

Commandant (CG-ENG-4)
U.S. Coast Guard Stop 7509
2703 Martin Luther King Ave Jr SE
Washington, DC 20593-7509

Once the equipment has been approved by this office, it will receive Coast Guard Type Approval and a Certificate of Approval (COA).  The COA will be issued for 5 years and will remain valid during that time period if the product meets the testing of the Quality Control Program.

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Last Modified 10/31/2014