Active Standard ASTM F2874 | Developed by Subcommittee: F15.10
Book of Standards Volume: 15.11
This specification establishes nationally recognized construction, performance and marking standards for portable emergency fuel containers intended for attended transport of fuel and for one time use by consumers. It identifies the requirements the PEFCs need to meet, as well as the markings that need to be indicated on the containers. It then indicates the test methods that ensure the quality of the containers, including the stability test, the drop test, and the vent test.
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1.1 This specification establishes nationally recognized construction, performance and marking standards for portable emergency fuel containers intended for attended transport of fuel and for one time use by consumers. This specification is not for containers intended for unattended storage of fuel.
1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
F2517 Specification for Determination of Child Resistance of Portable Fuel Containers for Consumer Use
Other ReferencesChildren’sGas Public Law 110-278 [H.R. 814]
ICS Number Code 55.140 (Barrels. Drums. Canisters)