Manufacturers and importers of portable containers intended to be filled by retail vendors with gasoline, kerosene, or other petroleum distillates should review the following regulation: 16 CFR §1500.83(a)(14) concerning exemption from certain labeling requirements.
Portable gasoline containers must comply with a mandatory federal consumer product safety standard, 16 CFR Part 1460, which requires portable gasoline containers to comply with the child-resistance requirements of ASTM F2517.
Section 2 of a GCC requires a list of applicable citations for the product being certified. The citation for portable gasoline containers is: Public Law No. 110-278.
Additionally, manufacturers and importers of portable gasoline containers may want to consider reviewing these other ASTM safety standards:
- ASTM F852 Standard Specification for Portable Gasoline, Kerosene, and Diesel Containers for Consumer Use
- ASTM F839 Standard Specification for Cautionary Labeling of Portable Gasoline, Kerosene, and Diesel Containers for Consumer Use
- ASTM F3326 Standard Specification for Flame Mitigation Devices on Portable Fuel Containers