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Class I, II or III Commodity - Encapsulated or not?

Class I, II or III Commodity - Encapsulated or not?

Class I, II or III Commodity - Encapsulated or not?

We have a food processing plant so picture egg rolls ans sushi stacked in large 5 gallon plastic containers with tops. The egg rolls and sushi aren't combustible but there is a sheet of wax paper separating each layer.

For the container picture something like this Link

These are stacked on wood pallets and placed in multiple row racks in a freezer.

Not counting the container would the small amount of wax paper change the commodity from Class I to II?

Would the plastic containers be considered encapsulated? As described do I have a Class II encapsulated product?

RE: Class I, II or III Commodity - Encapsulated or not?

You have a Class II commodity packaged in an exposed, unexpanded plastic. It would be prudent to obtain the weight of the container and agriculture products making up the commodity and compare it the NFPA 13 Figure

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