Draft Details

Designation:CSA 12.4
Source:CSA
Contact name:Mark Duda
Review start date:Nov 22, 2021
Review end date:Jan 21, 2022
Categories:Energy
Contact email:kelly.yaremko(at)csagroup.org
Draft Scope/Description:

1.1 These requirements cover power-operated dispensing devices intended to be installed outside of buildings and used at service stations for dispensing liquefied petroleum gas into the fuel storage container of a vehicle where the gas is primarily used as an engine fuel.


1.2 The electrical features of power-operated dispensers are as described in:

a)In the United States, Standard for UL 1238 Control Equipment for Use with Flammable Liquid Dispensing Devices

b)In Canada: C22.2 No. 22, Electrical equipment for flammable and combustible fuel dispensers.

1.3 These requirements cover wiring methods used to install or interconnect control equipment when the equipment is located directly on or within the housing of the dispensing device.


1.4 These requirements do not cover control equipment that may authorize, monitor, or interrupt operation of a power-operated dispensing device or the filling of LP-Gas portable containers. Such equipment includes mounted equipment located adjacent to the dispensing device, remote consoles located inside a permanent structure, and auxiliary equipment physically attached to the dispensing device or enclosed by the housing.

1.5 Products covered by this Standard are intended to be installed and used in accordance with the applicable Codes and Regulations as determined by the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ), such as, but not limited to:


a) In the United States:

    1.Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code, NFPA 58 and

    2.National Electrical Code, NFPA 70.
 

b) In Canada:

     1.Natural gas and propane installation code, CSA B149.1;

     2.Propane storage and handling code, CSA B149.2;

     3.Canadian Electrical Code CSA C22.1; and

     4.Provincial or other Regulations.

NOTE: For the purposes of this standard the terms “Liquified Petroleum Gas”, “LP-Gas” and “Propane” are interchangeable.

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