This standard has been reviewed* and then confirmed in 2008.
ISO 15996:2005 specifies requirements for residual pressure valves, with or without a non-return function, for gas cylinders and the methods of testing such valves, for type approval.
ISO 15996:2005 is applicable to valves to be fitted to gas cylinders of up to 150 l water capacity, intended to contain compressed, liquefied or dissolved gases.
ISO 15996:2005 does not cover valves for fire extinguishers, cryogenic equipment or liquefied petroleum gas.
Edition: 1 (Monolingual) ICS: 23.020.30 Status: Published Stage: 90.92 (2014-01-08) TC/SC: ISO/TC 58/SC 2 Number of Pages: 15
Revised by: ISO/NP 15996