Info 35/14Safe Use of Aerosols in the Industrial Gases Industry

"Aerosols are used by industrial gases companies to deliver gases to customers requiring small quantities of gases (e.g. calibration gases).

Aerosols are by definition a single use item limited to 1 litre water capacity, and are non-refillable. There have been a number of incidents reported involving aerosols reported by EIGA members, and an example of the result of such an incident is shown in the Safety information.

The Safety Information provides information on the applicable regulations for aerosols along with guidance on the filling, storage and packing of aerosols. This safety alert is intended for those who are involved in the specification, procurement and filling of aerosols within EIGA member companies."