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U.S. Coast Guard announces notice of proposed rulemaking for personal flotation device type codes

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PFD type codes are unique to Coast Guard approval and are not well understood by the general public. The current PFD type code classification system is planned to be redesigned to focus on performance criteria rather than construction standards. A new easy-to-understand label concept is intended to help both professional mariners and recreational boaters select the best device for their intended uses and routes. Read [email protected]

NPRM:  Labeling and Standards (Federal register Publication) click here