(a) As further provided in this section, materials used for pipe and components must be:
(1) able to maintain the structural integrity of the pipeline under temperature and other environmental conditions that may be anticipated.
(2) chemically compatible with any gas or liquid that they transport and with any other material in the pipeline with which they are in contact; and
(3) qualified in accordance with the requirements of this section.
(b) To qualify for use under this chapter, steel pipe must meet the standards set forth under 49 CFR 192.55 and the design standards set forth in 49 CFR 192.105-115, inclusive, which are hereby incorporated by reference.
(c) Plastic pipe may be used under this chapter if it qualifies for use under the provisions of 49 CFR 193.59 and if it meets the design standards set forth in 49 CFR 192.121 through 192.123, inclusive, which are hereby incorporated by reference.History: Rule 02-01, eff 30 Aug 01.