BS EN 1089-3:2004
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BS EN 1089-3:2004. Transportable gas cylinders. Gas cylinder identification (excluding LPG). Colour coding. CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this European Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration. . No. EN 1089-3:2004: E EN 1089-3:2004 (E) Contents Page EN 1089-3:2004 (E) Foreword This document (EN 1089-3:2004) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 23 Transportable gas cylinders, the secretariat of which is held by BSI. No. Date Comments EUROPEAN STANDARD NORME EUROPENNE EUROPISCHE NORM English version Transportable gas cylinders -. This publication does not purport to include all the necessary provisions of a contract. EN 1089-3:2004 (E) Introduction This European Standard is a three part standard, belonging to a series of standards specifying gas cylinder identification requirements: Part 1: Stampmarking Part 2: Precautionary labels Part 3: Colour coding Cylinder colours refer to the contents of cylinders and are used to complement cylinder labels which are the primary method of indicating cylinder contents. This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by October 2004, and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest by October 2004. Gasflaschen-Kennzeichnung This European Standard was approved by CEN on 16 January 2004. CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom. EN 1089-3:2004 (E) Scope This European Standard specifies a colour coding system for the identification of the contents of industrial and medical gas cylinders with particular reference to the property of the gas or gas mixture. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such national standards may be obtained on application to the Central Secretariat or to any CEN member. For dated references, subsequent amendments to or revisions of any of these publications apply to this European Standard only when incorporated in it by amendment or revision. This European Standard falls under Directive 93/42/EEC. NOTE (from CEN/ CENELEC Internal Regulations Part 2: 1994, 3.1.9): Where standards fall under EU Directives, it is the view of the Commission of the European Communities (OJ No C 59, 9.3.1982) that the effect of the decision of the Court of Justice in case 815/ 79 Cremonini/ Vrankovich (European Court Reports 1980, p. Compliance with a British Standard does not of itself confer immunity from legal obligations. aid enquirers to understand the text; present to the responsible international/European committee any enquiries on the interpretation, or proposals for change, and keep the UK interests informed; monitor related international and European developments and promulgate them in the UK. Gas cylinder identification Bouteilles gaz transportables -. This European Standard exists in three official versions (English, French, German).
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