The National Safety Guidelines
- Propane is flammable and hazardous if handled improperly.
- Please read and understand the tank warning label before using AmeriGas Tanks
- Transport tank in an upright and secure position. Never allow tank to be bounced around.
- No smoking is allowed in the vehicle in which the tank is being transported.
- The maximum number of tanks that can be transported is four (4).
Remove the tank from the vehicle as soon as possible after transporting.
- Store tank outdoors in shaded area.
- Do not let tank get hot or pressure will rise.
- Store tank away from flame and heat.
- Close valve tightly and insert safety plug when not in use, even if tank is empty.
- Use only on appliances and grills approved for propane.
- Check tank 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 TANK 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 TANK
OR UNUSED LP-GAS
- FOR OUTDOOR USE ONLY*
- DO NOT USE OR STORE TANK 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 tank and call the Fire Department. Do not attempt repairs.
- Caution your LP-Gas supplier to:
Be certain tank is purged of trapped air prior to first filling. Be certain not to overfill the tank. Be certain tank 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 tank will cause freeze burns to the skin.
- Do not allow children to tamper or play with tank.
- When not connected for use, keep tank valve turned off. Self contained outdoor cooking appliances shall be limited to a tank of 20 lb. capacity or less.
- Do not use, store or transport tank where it would be exposed to high temperatures. Relief valve may open allowing a large amount of flammable gas to escape.
- When transporting, keep tank secured in an upright position with tank valve turned off.
- Use only in compliance with applicable codes.
- Read and follow manufacturers' instructions.
- Consult manufacturers' instructions concerning the tank 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 tank warning label. Open tank 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 tank valve closed.
- Store and use tank in upright, vertical position.
*EXCEPT AS AUTHORIZED BY ANSI/NFPA 58 or CAN/CGA-B149.2