Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN 1089-3:2011

Transportable gas cylinders - Gas cylinder identification (excluding LPG) - Part 3: Colour coding

Status: Valid

This European Standard specifies a colour coding system for the secondary method of identification of the contents of gas cylinders for industrial gases, breathing gas application and gases for medical use with particular reference to the properties of the gas or gas mixture.

This European Standard does not apply to cylinders containing liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), to refrigerant gases, to portable fire extinguishers or stationary cylinder extinguishing. Bundle colour coding is not addressed by this or other standards.

NOTE LPG includes substances carried under the UN number 1965 "Hydrocarbon gas mixture, liquefied, N.O.S."


Colour coding (01.070) Unfired pressure vessels (23.020.35)

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Language: English

Written by: SIS - Materialteknik

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Article no: STD-80799

Edition: 3

Approved: 7/22/2011

No of pages: 24

Replaces: SS-EN 1089-3:2004