Equipment used for storing, using, dispensing and transporting hazardous substances must be approved. Use these registers to find out if equipment has been approved.
Each register, where applicable, incorporates approvals made under the previous Dangerous Goods legislation that was grand-parented into Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (HSNO) legislation.
These registers are reviewed and updated regularly.
For comments and feedback on these registers, contact us.
Compressed gas cylinders
Cylinder design standards
New cylinders must be designed and manufactured to an EPA-approved design standard:
Approved Cylinder Design Standards (xls, 57 kb)
Register of Gas Cylinders (xls, 514 kb)
Designs certified to approved standards.
There is provision for special one-off approvals for cylinders:
Approved One-off (Special) Cylinders (xls, 556 kb)
Cylinder fittings standards and designs
New fittings must be designed and manufactured to an approved cylinder fitting standard:
Approved Cylinder Fitting Standards (xls, 44 kb)
Approved Cylinder Fittings (xls, 70 kb)
There is provision for special one-off cylinder fittings to be approved, but none are approved at present.
Recognised inspection agencies for cylinders
All cylinders in New Zealand must be inspected at time of manufacture by an approved agency listed on this register:
Recognised Cylinder Inspection Agency (xls, 476 kb)
Withdrawn Cylinder Inspection Agency (xls, 308 kb)
Do not use an agency on this list for inspecting new cylinders.
Cylinder manufacturers' marks
Cylinder Manufacturers' Marks (xls, 6 mb)
Cylinder testing station marks
Register of burners approved for use with hazardous substances:
Burner Register (xls, 92 kb)
Dispensers and vaporisers
Register of dispensers approved for use with hazardous substances:
Approved Dispensers (xls,42 kb)
Register of vaporisers approved for use with hazardous substances:
Approved Vaporisers (xls, 42 kb)
Tanks and fabricators
This register lists approved designs for hazardous substance storage tanks, as well as the fabricators approved for making tanks to the designs:
Stationary Container Systems Approved Design and Fabricators Register - 8 May 2013 (xls, 102 kb)
Tank wagons need to be constructed to an approved design. Contact us for information on approved tank wagons.
Tank Wagon Register (xls, 167 kb)
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