This standard applies to the selection of PRDs for a single component compressed gas in cylinders. For selection of PRDs for compressed gas mixtures in cylinders, see CGA S-7, Standard Method for Selecting Pressure Relief Devices for Compressed Gas Mixtures in Cylinders .
This standard does not cover PRD requirements for CTC/DOT-4L and TC-4LM insulated cylinders containing cryogenic liquids, see CGA S-1.2, Pressure Relief Device Standards—Part 2—Portable Containers for Com-pressed Gases . This standard does not cover PRD requirements for multi-unit tank car tanks (DOT106A/TC106A and DOT110A-W/TC110A), see 49 CFR 179.300-15 and CGSB 43.147, Construction, Modification, Qualification, Maintenance, and Selection and Use of Means of Containment for the Handling, Offering for Transport, or Transporting of Dangerous Goods by Rail, as appropriate [1, 7].
This standard includes tables that provide information pertaining to PRDs.
For PRD standards for bulk transport containers and stationary storage containers, see CGA S-1.2 and CGA S-1.3, Pressure Relief Device Standards—Part 3—Stationary Storage Containers for Compressed Gases [6, 8].
Previous edition cited in 49 CFR. Previous edition cited in 29 CFR.