1.1.1 This standard applies to newly-produced, hand-operated quick-disconnect devices, hereinafter also referred to as devices, constructed entirely of new, unused parts and materials which provide a means for connecting and disconnecting appliances or appliance connectors to gas supplies and which are for indoor and outdoor applications. These devices shall be equipped with automatic means to shut off the gas when the devices are disconnected. The mating parts shall be held together securely either by a positive locking means or by means requiring a straight pull to disconnect.
1.1.2 This standard applies to devices for use with natural, manufactured and mixed gases, liquefied petroleum gases and LP gas-air mixtures, at pressures not in excess of 1/2 psi (3.5 kPa).
1.1.3 All references to psi (kPa) throughout this standard are to be considered as gage pressure unless otherwise specified.
1.1.4 Exhibit A contains provisions that are unique to Canada.
1.1.5 Exhibit B contains a list of standards specifically referenced in this standard, and sources from which these reference standards may be obtained.