EN 12816:2010

LPG equipment and accessories - Transportable refillable LPG cylinders - Disposal

Publication date:   Feb 17, 2011

General information

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CEN/TC 286 Liquefied petroleum gas equipment and accessories

European Norm

13.030.50   Recycling | 23.020.35   Gas cylinders



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This European Standard specifies methods for the safe gas freeing and disposal of refillable LPG cylinders manufactured from steel, composite materials and aluminium, of water capacity 0,5 litres up to and including 150 litres.
This European Standard is applicable to the following:
- welded and brazed steel LPG cylinders with a specified minimum wall thickness (see EN 1442 and EN 12807 or equivalent standard);
- welded steel LPG cylinders without specified minimum wall thickness (see EN 14140 or equivalent standard);
- welded aluminium LPG cylinders (see EN 13110 or equivalent standard);
- composite LPG cylinders (see EN 14427 or equivalent standard).
This European Standard is intended to be applied to cylinders complying with ADR (including pi marked cylinders) and also to existing non ADR cylinder populations.

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EN 12816:2001


EN 12816:2010
90.60 Close of review
Jun 4, 2022