Draft Details

Designation:CSA B342
Contact name:Vaishnavi Somasundaram
Review start date:Oct 16, 2023
Review end date:Jan 20, 2024
Contact email:bradyn.lawrenson(at)csagroup.org
Draft Scope/Description:

1.1  Subjects addressed        

This Standard specifies requirements for the selection, use, handling, and filling of UN pressure receptacles, multiple-element gas containers, and other pressure receptacles for the transport of dangerous goods included in Class 2, gases.

1.2  Terminology

In this Standard, “shall” is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the Standard; “should” is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and “may” is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the Standard.

Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.

Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.

Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.

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