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[P-2.6] Standard for Transfilling of Liquid Oxygen Used for Respiration


Title Standard for Transfilling of Liquid Oxygen Used for Respiration
Edition 6
Published November, 2018
Status Available to the public
Size 11 pages
Publisher CGA
Special Attributes
Committee Medical Gases


This publication describes the primary hazards, the minimum performance requirements for equipment, and some of the applicable regulations for the transfilling of pressurized liquid oxygen. It is a guide for manufacturers and distributors of equipment used to transfill liquid oxygen for respiration as well as for individuals or organizations that perform transfilling activities.

This publication applies to specially designed cryogenic containers including portable containers, vehicle-mounted containers, storage tanks, portable tanks, and trailers. It does not apply to small patient-transportable units used in homecare applications.


Category Protection and Safe Handling     Standards & Guidelines
Keywords cryogenic liquids  |  oxygen  |  oxygen transfilling  |  oxygen, liquid  |  respiration  |  transfilling of liquid oxygen
Related C-9  |  G-4  |  G-4.1  |  M-1  |  M-15  |  M-5  |  P-1  |  P-12  |  P-2  |  P-2.7  |  PS-42  |  S-1.1  |  SB-26  |  V-1  |  V-6

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