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Scope

Standardization of gas cylinders and other pressure receptacles, their fittings and requirements relating to their manufacture and use.

Excluded: Cryogenic vessels (ISO/TC 220) and aerosol containers.

NOTE: Pressure receptacles, cryogenic receptacles and aerosols are defined in the international regulations for the transport of dangerous goods by sea, air, road and rail and in the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations (ST/SG/AC.10/1 as amended from time to time).

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Sustainable Development Goals

This committee contributes with 1 standard to the following Sustainable Development Goal:

108

published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 10 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 58

21

ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 3 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 58

29

Participating members

43

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 58/SC 2 Cylinder fittings Sub committee
ISO/TC 58/SC 3 Cylinder design Sub committee
ISO/TC 58/SC 4 Operational requirements for gas cylinders Sub committee
ISO/TC 58/WG 7 Compatibility between gases and materials Working group
ISO/TC 58/WG 10 Fitting of valves to gas cylinders Working group
ISO/TC 58/WG 12 Cartridges for flammable liquefied gas Working group

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 58

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 58:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 11 Boilers and pressure vessels [STANDBY] ISO
ISO/TC 21 Equipment for fire protection and fire fighting ISO
ISO/TC 21/SC 8 Gaseous media and firefighting systems using gas ISO
ISO/TC 22/SC 41 Specific aspects for gaseous fuels ISO
ISO/TC 52 Light gauge metal containers ISO
ISO/TC 121 Anaesthetic and respiratory equipment ISO
ISO/TC 135 Non-destructive testing ISO
ISO/TC 156 Corrosion of metals and alloys ISO
ISO/TC 197 Hydrogen technologies ISO
ISO/TC 291 Domestic gas cooking appliances ISO

 

Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 58

ISO/TC 58 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 11 Boilers and pressure vessels [STANDBY] ISO
ISO/TC 22 Road vehicles ISO
ISO/TC 22/SC 41 Specific aspects for gaseous fuels ISO
ISO/TC 44 Welding and allied processes ISO
ISO/TC 44/SC 9 Health and safety ISO
ISO/TC 52 Light gauge metal containers ISO
ISO/TC 94/SC 15 Respiratory protective devices ISO
ISO/TC 121 Anaesthetic and respiratory equipment ISO
ISO/TC 121/SC 6 Medical gas supply systems ISO
ISO/TC 135 Non-destructive testing ISO
ISO/TC 193 Natural gas ISO
ISO/TC 197 Hydrogen technologies ISO
ISO/TC 291 Domestic gas cooking appliances ISO

 

Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)

Acronym Title Category
EC - European Commission European Commission A
ECMA European Cylinder Makers Association A
EIGA European Industrial Gases Association A
Liquid Gas Europe the European LPG Association A
MEGA Middle East Gases Association A
NGV Global Natural Gas Vehicle Knowledge Base A
UNSCETDG UN/ECOSOC Sub-Committee of Experts on the transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG) A
IMO International Maritime Organization B
OTIF Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail B
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe B

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
21-25 October 2019 Hangzhou (China) ISO/TC 58/SC 3  
10-14 February 2020 Fort Worth (United States) ISO/TC 58/SC 4 **

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 58 - Secretariat

BSI [United Kingdom]

British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA)
British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA)
4a Mallard Way, Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8GX
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1305 782067
Fax: +44 1332 22 51 01

Secretariat direct:

Mr Jake Lake
Tel: +44 1305 782067