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Fire Safety of Portable Fuel Containers and Gasoline Cans

Voluntary Standard(s)

ASTM F3429/ASTM F3429M-20

Standard Specification for Performance of Flame Mitigation Devices Installed in Disposable and Pre-Filled Flammable Liquid Containers


ASTM F852/ASTM F852M-20

Standard Specification for Portable Gasoline Kerosene, and Diesel Containers for Consumer Use


ASTM F3326-19a

Standard Specification for Flame Mitigation Devices on Portable Fuel Containers


ASTM F839-15

Standard Specification for Cautionary Labeling of Portable Gasoline, Kerosene, and Diesel Containers for Consumer Use


UL30, 9th Edition

Standard for Metal Safety Cans

Relevant Rulemaking

Portable Fuel Container Safety Act of 2020 (Pending Commission Decision)


To work with ASTM and UL to improve or develop fire safety requirements for flame mitigation devices in various type of portable fuel containers, such as gasoline containers.