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Canadian Hydrogen Installation Code

Pump hydrogen

Standard CAN/BNQ 1784-000
Canadian Hydrogen Installation Code

The Canadian Hydrogen Installation Code sets the installation requirements for hydrogen-generating equipment for non-process end use, hydrogen utilization equipment, hydrogen-dispensing equipment, hydrogen storage containers, hydrogen piping systems, and their related accessories.

It applies to all gaseous and liquid hydrogen applications except the following:

  • hydrogen production or use in petroleum refineries and chemical plants as feedstock and directly in process production;
  • industrial facilities where hydrogen is produced, handled and stored for off site end use;
  • etc.

This code is approved by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC).

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12593ANGCAN/BNQ 1784-000 Canadian Hydrogen Installation Code
This new edition supersedes the edition dated January 25, 2007.
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12592FRNCAN/BNQ 1784-000 Code canadien d'installation de l'hydrogène
Cette nouvelle édition remplace celle du 25 janvier 2007.
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Online training - CSA

CSA offers online training on the essential principles of the Canadian Hydrogen Installation Code, click here for more information and to register.

Standards Committee Members

Number of committee members: 21
Mr. Pierre BeaubienAir Liquide Canada
Mr. Hugh BonifaceCanadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL)
Mr. Pierre BénardInstitut de recherche sur l'hydrogène Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Mr. Marc BétournayMine Hydrogen Projects
Mr. Jean-Noël CloutierLTE/IREQ Hydro-Québec
Mr. Shane DayClean Fuel Systems Inc.
Mr. Garth HauchLinde Canada
Mr. Aaron HoskinCANMET Energy Natural Resources Canada
Mr. Gilles LeblancRessources baturelles Canada - CanmetMINES
Mr. Ryan MilliganTechnical Safety B.C.
Mr. Liam QuinlanPowertech Labs Inc.
Mr. Spencer QuongToyota Canada
Mr. Jacques RenaudRégie du bâtiment du Québec (RBQ)
Mr. Ranjan RoyMcGill University
Mr. Gerhard SchmidtHydrogen Technology & Energy Corporation (HTEC)
Mr. George SkinnerBallard Power Systems
Mr. Michael StempNext Hydrogen Corporation
Mr. Andrei V. TchouvelevA.V. Tchouvelev & Associates, Inc.
Mr. Michael ValeCummins
Mr. Craig WebsterTesTneT
Mr. Robin YuTechnical Standards and Safety Authority

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