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Document ID (ISN)32594
CIS number 79-1831
ISBN(s) 0-11-084223-7
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Department of Employment, London.
Title Compressed Acetylene (Importation) Regulations 1978.
Bibliographic information Statutory Instruments, No.1723/1978, H.M. Stationery Office, P.O. Box 569, London SE1 9NH, United Kingdom, Nov. 1978. 2p. Price: ú0.10.
Abstract These regulations (effective: 6 Dec. 1978) prohibit the importation into the United Kingdom of bulk quantities of acetylene which at 15.5░C is subject to pressure between 0.62 and 18.0 bar above normal atmospheric pressure, unless a licence is previously obtained from the Health and Safety Executive, on account of the explosion hazard.
Descriptors (primary) compressed gases; import licences; flammable gases; acetylene; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) explosion hazards; law; replaced
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Aliphatic and alicyclic hydrocarbons
Compressed gases and pressure vessels