Standard Active Last Updated: Sep 07, 2020
ASTM F2874-20

Standard Specification for One Time Use Portable Emergency Fuel Containers (PEFC) for Use by Consumers

Abstract

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.

Scope

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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.3 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

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Details
Book of Standards Volume: 15.11
Developed by Subcommittee: F15.10
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/F2874-20
ICS Code: 55.140