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    STANDARD FOR SAFE HANDLING OF COMPRESSED GASES IN CONTAINERS

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    Superseded date:  02-03-2022

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    Published date:  13-01-2013

    Publisher:  Compressed Gas Association

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    1 Introduction
    2 Scope
    3 Definitions
    4 Regulations and standards applicable to compressed gases
       in containers
    5 General safe handling rules for compressed gas containers
    6 Safe handling and storage rules for compressed gas by
       hazard class
    7 Precautions for tank cars, cargo, and portable tanks
    8 Security issues
    9 References
    10 Additional references
    Appendix A - Cylinder nesting (Normative)

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    Pertains to the users of compressed gases in containers and is based upon accepted good practices.

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    Development Note Previous edition cited in 29 CFR. (09/2008) French Edition issued on 01-07-2017. (07/2017) Supersedes CGA SB 10. (03/2018)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Compressed Gas Association
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    CGA AV 6 : 1998 HIGHWAY TRANSPORTATION OF GASES IN NON-BULK CONTAINERS
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    AWWA B305:2015 ANHYDROUS AMMONIA
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    ASTM D 5631 : 2015 : REDLINE Standard Practice for Handling, Transportation, and Storage of Halon 1301, Bromotrifluoromethane (CF3Br)
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    CGA P 67 : 2017 GUIDELINE FOR THE SAFE TRANSPORT OF MEDICAL OXYGEN OR OXYGEN CONCENTRATORS FOR PERSONAL USE IN PUBLIC AND COMMERCIAL TRANSPORTATION
    ASTM E 516 : 1995 : REV A : R2005 Standard Practice for Testing Thermal Conductivity Detectors Used in Gas Chromatography
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    CGA SB 10 : 2009 PRECAUTIONS FOR CONNECTING COMPRESSED GAS CONTAINERS TO SYSTEMS
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    ASTM E 260 : 1996 : R2011 Standard Practice for Packed Column Gas Chromatography
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    ASTM E 1140 : 1995 : R2005 Standard Practice for Testing Nitrogen/Phosphorus Thermionic Ionization Detectors for Use In Gas Chromatography
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    ASTM E 697 : 1996 : R2001 Standard Practice for Use of Electron-Capture Detectors in Gas Chromatography
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    CGA H 2 : 2018 GUIDELINE FOR CLASSIFICATION AND LABELING OF HYDROGEN STORAGE SYSTEMS WITH HYDROGEN ABSORBED IN REVERSIBLE METAL HYDRIDES
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    CGA P-2 : 2013 CHARACTERISTICS AND SAFE HANDLING OF MEDICAL GASES
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    ASTM E 697 : 1996 : R2011 Standard Practice for Use of Electron-Capture Detectors in Gas Chromatography
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    CGA P 22 : 2014 THE RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT AND DISPOSITION OF COMPRESSED GASES AND THEIR CYLINDERS
    CGA PS 6 : 2011(R2017) CGA POSITION STATEMENT ON SECURING COMPRESSED GAS CYLINDERS FROM FALLING AT GAS MANUFACTURERS' AND DISTRIBUTORS' FACILITIES AND USERS' SITES
    CGA SB 27 : 2013 SAFE USE AND HANDLING OF SMALL CYLINDERS
    CGA P 9 : 2015 THE INERT GASES: ARGON, NITROGEN, AND HELIUM
    CGA SB 38 : 2007 GUIDANCE FOR THE SAFE TRANSPORTATION OF MEDICAL OXYGEN FOR PERSONAL USE ON BUSES
    CGA P 20 : JUNE 2017 STANDARD FOR CLASSIFICATION OF TOXIC GAS MIXTURES
    CGA AV 1 : 92(R1999) SAFE HANDLING AND STORAGE OF COMPRESSED GASES
    CGA P-2 : 2013 CHARACTERISTICS AND SAFE HANDLING OF MEDICAL GASES
    CGA P 39 : 2015 GUIDELINES FOR OXYGEN-RICH ATMOSPHERES
    CGA SB 32 : 2010 PORTABLE CYLINDER BANKS
    CGA C 6 : 2013 STANDARD FOR VISUAL INSPECTION OF STEEL COMPRESSED GAS CYLINDERS
    CGA C 7 : 2014 GUIDE TO CLASSIFICATION AND LABELING OF COMPRESSED GASES
    CGA P 19 : 2009 CGA RECOMMENDED HAZARD RATINGS FOR COMPRESSED GASES
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