TB 05/12 Recommended Method for the Determination of Hydrocarbons in Gas Cylinders

This Technical Bulletin replaces EIGA Position Paper PP-30, published in 2010, and introduces no changes.

This Technical Bulletin describes the recommended method for the determination of non-volatile hydrocarbons in metallic gas cylinders and metallic liners of composite cylinders.

This position paper is adapted from a Work Instruction, WI 001, developed by the European Cylinder Makers Association.

The Technical Bulletin is intended for all those who are involved in the specification of cleanliness levels for gas cylinders such as those purchasing or preparing cylinders.