This Standard covers portable fuel tanks with a rated capacity
of not more than 30 L (7 Canadian gallons), designed to be
connected to gasoline-fuelled engines aboard boats by flexible fuel
lines which may be disconnected for refilling and portability.
This Standard applies to fuel tank and fuel line assemblies and
components to the point of connection at the engine, together or
This Standard applies to tanks made of metal or plastic intended
for storage and transportation of petroleum fuels having a tag
closed cup flash point below 4OoC (1000F).
This Standard does not cover portable fuel tanks pressurized by
means other than fuel vapour pressure; nor does it cover containers
intended for storing and dispensing fuel within the scope of:
(a) CSA Standard B144, Portable Plastic Containers for Petroleum
(b) CSA Standard B252, Portable Metal Containers for Gasoline
and Other Petroleum Fuels.
Portable fuel tanks which comply with this Standard shall not be
acceptable if, when examined and tested, they are found to have
additional features which reduce the safety standard
Note:Products in substantial accord with
this Standard but which exhibit minor differences from it may be
deemed to meet the Standard providing it can be demonstrated to the
satisfaction of the authority having jurisdiction, the intended
user of the product, or the certification agency acting on their
behalf, that these differences will not impair the suitability of
the product for its intended purpose.
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