The National Safety Guidelines
- Propane is flammable and hazardous if handled improperly.
- Please read and understand the cylinder warning label before using AmeriGas Cylinder
- Transport cylinder in an upright and secure position. Never allow cylinder to be bounced around.
- No smoking is allowed in the vehicle in which the cylinder is being transported.
- The maximum number of cylinders that can be transported is four (4).
Remove the cylinder from the vehicle as soon as possible after transporting.
- Store cylinder outdoors in shaded area.
- Do not let cylinder get hot or pressure will rise.
- Store cylinder away from flame and heat.
- Close valve tightly and insert safety plug when not in use, even if cylinder is empty.
- Use only on appliances and grills approved for propane.
- Check cylinder and line connections periodically to be sure that they are tight.
- Check for leaks using detergent or soapy water - never use a match or flame.
- DO NOT REMOVE, DEFACE OR OBLITERATE THE CYLINDER WARNING LABEL
- FLAMMABLE GAS UNDER PRESSURE
- TRANSPORT IN UPRIGHT, VERTICAL POSITION
- LEAKING LP-GAS MAY CAUSE A FIRE OR EXPLOSION IF IGNITED
- CONTACT LP-GAS SUPPLIER FOR REPAIRS OR DISPOSAL OF THIS CYLINDER
OR UNUSED LP-GAS
- FOR OUTDOOR USE ONLY*
- DO NOT USE OR STORE CYLINDER IN A BUILDING, GARAGE OR ENCLOSED AREA
- Know the odor of LP-Gas. If you hear, see or smell leaking LP-Gas, immediately get everyone away from the cylinder and call the Fire Department. Do not attempt repairs.
- Caution your LP-Gas supplier to:
Be certain cylinder is purged of trapped air prior to first filling. Be certain not to overfill the cylinder. Be certain cylinder re-qualification date is checked.
- LP-Gas is heavier than air and may settle in low places while dissipating.
- Contact with the liquid contents of cylinder will cause freeze burns to the skin.
- Do not allow children to tamper or play with cylinder.
- When not connected for use, keep cylinder valve turned off. Self contained outdoor cooking appliances shall be limited to a cylinder of 20 lb. capacity or less.
- Do not use, store or transport cylinder where it would be exposed to high temperatures. Relief valve may open allowing a large amount of flammable gas to escape.
- When transporting, keep cylinder secured in an upright position with cylinder valve turned off.
- Use only in compliance with applicable codes.
- Read and follow manufacturers' instructions.
- Consult manufacturers' instructions concerning the cylinder connection provided with
- Be sure regulator vent is not pointing up.
- Turn off all valves on the appliance.
- Do not check for gas leaks with a match or open flame. Apply soapy water at areas marked "X" on the diagram on the cylinder warning label. Open cylinder valve. If bubble appears, close valve and have LP-Gas service person make needed repairs. Also check appliance valves and connections to make sure they do not leak before lighting appliance.
- Light appliance(s) following manufacturers' instructions.
- When appliance is not in use, keep cylinder valve closed.
- Store and use cylinder in upright, vertical position.
*EXCEPT AS AUTHORIZED BY ANSI/NFPA 58 or CAN/CGA-B149.2