(a) No portable fire extinguisher or fixed fire protection system may be sold or installed in this state unless it carries a label of approval of a nationally recognized testing laboratory approved by the Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board.
(b) No soda acid or foam acid type fire extinguisher shall be sold or offered for sale in this state.
(c) Every person or firm servicing any portable fire extinguisher in this state shall service the portable fire extinguisher under the standards and procedures prescribed in the rules of the board.
(d) Every person installing or servicing a portable fire extinguisher, a fixed fire protection system, or a fire protection sprinkler system in this state shall affix a tag thereto showing the name of the person and firm selling, installing, or servicing the portable fire extinguisher, fixed fire protection system, or fire protection sprinkler system and the date of the installation or service.
(e) The sale, servicing, or recharging of carbon tetrachloride fire extinguishers in this state is prohibited.
(f) Except as provided in § 20-22-603, only the holder of a current and valid license or an apprentice permit issued under this subchapter may service portable fire extinguishers, install and maintain fixed fire protection systems, or install or maintain fire protection sprinkler systems.
(g) A person who has been issued a license or permit under this subchapter to service portable fire extinguishers, install or service fixed fire protection systems, or install and service fire protection sprinkler systems shall be an employee, agent, or servant of a firm that holds a current and valid certificate of registration issued under this subchapter.
(h) Installation and servicing of fixed fire protection systems shall be accomplished under the rules of the board.
(i) Installation and servicing of fire protection sprinkler systems shall be accomplished in accordance with the rules of the board.
(j) (1) Any fire protection sprinkler system that was installed before September 1, 1985, shall be serviced, maintained, inspected, and repaired under current rules of the board.
(2) Any fixed fire protection system that was installed before January 1, 1979, shall be serviced, maintained, inspected, and repaired under current rules of the board.