Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 09:44:48 -0400
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From: "Majewski, Donna - West Lafayette, IN"

Subject: Re: Storing Gas Cylinders Horizontally
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It is against most fire codes (except for very small cylinders which can be stored horizontally if they are protected against rolling (add a chock of some sort).  Check your jurisdiction t o see if NFPA or IFC codes are in effect.  CGA is another good reference source .

H ave a safe day,

Donna Majewski

Great Lakes Chemical Corporation< /o:p>

(a Chemtura company)

EHS Regional Manager

1801 US Hwy 52 West

West Lafayette, IN  47906

Ph:  765-497-6254

Fax:  765-497-5995

From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**] On Behalf Of Debbie M. Decker
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Subject: [DCHAS-L] Storing G as Cylinders Horizontally

Excuse the cross-postings.

Besides not storing acetylene (and other fuel gases) horizontally, can you think of any reason why gas cylinders can’t be stored horizontally?




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