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Do we have QO type breakers with red handles for fire alarm systems?

Issue:
Do we have QO type breakers with red handles for fire alarm systems?

Product Line:
QO/B breakers

Environment:
Requirements for Fire Alarm Circuits

Cause:
What is required for Fire Alarm Circuits to meet the Code?

Resolution:
No. NFPA 72 the National Fire Pump and Signaling Code Article indicates that a red nameplate needs to identify the Fire Alarm Breaker. It does not require the handle, breaker, or lock-off attachment to be red. See the attachment below for more information.



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