This is the first edition of CSA B342, Selection and use of UN pressure receptacles and multiple-element gas containers for the transport of dangerous goods, Class 2.
This Standard specifies requirements for the selection, use, handling, and filling of UN pressure receptacles and multiple-element gas containers for the transport of dangerous goods included in Class 2, gases.
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