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БДС EN 1089-3:2011

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

Jan 18, 2012

General information

90.93     Sep 6, 2022

90.00    Sep 6, 2027



European Standard

01.070     23.020.35  




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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. Cylinder bundles are not covered in this document, for bundle identification see ISO 10961.
NOTE LPG includes substances carried under the UN number 1965 "Hydrocarbon gas mixture, liquefied, N.O.S."

Directives and Regulations

When the standard is harmonized under a directive or regulation, the word Harmonized appear. When such an inscription does not appear, it means that the standard is related to / supporting the relevant directive or regulation.


Directive 2008/68/EC of the European Parliament and of the council of 24 September 2008 on the inland transport of the dangerous goods

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БДС EN 1089-3:2006


БДС EN 1089-3:2011
90.93 Standard confirmed
Sep 6, 2022

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Adopted from EN 1089-3:2011