Approved portable oil-fueled heaters may be offered for sale, sold and used in structures in this State; however, the use of a portable oil-fueled heater in multi-unit residential buildings is specifically prohibited. Any portable oil-fueled heaters which are not approved may not be offered for sale, sold or used in structures in this State. Any portable oil-fueled heater may be offered for sale, sold and used in locations other than structures unless specifically prohibited by legislation of this State. Any listed portable oil-fueled heater shall be approved if it satisfies the requirements hereinafter set forth and if the supplier has certified to the State Fire Prevention Commission that it is listed and in compliance herewith.

63 Del. Laws, c. 117, § 5.;

Terms Used In Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 7307

  • Approved: means acceptable to the authority having jurisdiction over the sale and use of portable oil-fueled heaters as hereinafter set forth. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 3103
  • Listed: means any portable oil-fueled heater which has been evaluated with respect to reasonably foreseeable hazards to life and property by any 1 of the following nationally recognized testing or inspection agencies: Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 3103
  • Oil: means any liquid fuel with a flash point of greater than 100 degrees Fahrenheit, including but not limited to kerosene. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 3103
  • Portable oil-fueled heater: means any nonflue-connected, self-contained, self-supporting, oil-fueled, heating appliance equipped with an integral reservoir, designed to be carried from 1 location to another. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 3103
  • State: means the State of Delaware; and when applied to different parts of the United States, it includes the District of Columbia and the several territories and possessions of the United States. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307