Doc. 91/16Use of Pressure Relief Devices for Gas Cylinders

This publication provides guidance as to when pressure relief devices are required for gas cylinders used in Europe.

It is intended to supplement the information provided in transport regulations such as ADR and to provide additional background information on the subject.
This revision updates a number of references to standards that have changed from draft to published status, alignment to the EIGA style manual as well as providing guidance on selection of pressure relief devices by referring to the appropriate transport regulations.
The publication should be used by those who are responsible for the specification of cylinder valves as well as those involved in ensuring compliance to transport and use legislation.