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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, hydrogen-powered equipment, hydrogen dispensing equipment, hydrogen storage containers, hydrogen piping systems and their related accessories. The code applies to all gaseous and liquid hydrogen applications except the following:

  • the use of hydrogen in petroleum refineries and chemical plants as a feedstock and in the production process;
  • industrial facilities that produce or use a continuous mass flow of hydrogen that exceeds 21 kg/h;
  • etc.

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

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12593ANGCAN/BNQ 1784-000 Canadian Hydrogen Installation Code
REVISION IN PROGRESS (expected date for the new edition: June 2020)
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1784-0001784-000A:PDFPDFEnglish2007-01-251M1 2008-01-2867125 $
1784-0001784-000AR:PDFNetwork PDF LicenseEnglish2007-01-251M1 2008-01-2867375 $
12592FRNCAN/BNQ 1784-000 Code canadien d'installation de l'hydrogène
REVISION IN PROGRESS (expected date for the new edition: June 2020)
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1784-0001784-000:PAPIERPaperFrench2007-01-25173125 $
1784-0001784-000:PDFPDFFrench2007-01-25173125 $
1784-0001784-000R:PDFNetwork PDF LicenseFrench2007-01-25173375 $

Indication of intended modifications to the code

Standards Committee Members

Number of committee members: 19
Mr. Colin ArmstrongHTECH
Mr. Pierre BeaubienAir Liquide
Mr. Hugh BonifaceCanadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL)
Mr. Marc BétournayCanmet Minign, NRCan
Mr. Richard ChahineInstitut de recherche sur l'hydrogène Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Mr. Jean-Noël CloutierLTE/IREQ Hydro-Québec
Mr. Shane DayCleanFuel Systems Inc.
Mr. Brigid GillisTechnical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA)
Mr. Martin GrønBallard Power Systems
Mr. Garth HauchPraxair Canada inc.
Mr. Aaron HoskinCANMET Energy Natural Resources Canada
Mr. David LehtovaaraCanadian Tire Retail
Mr. Liam QuinlanPowertech Labs Inc.
Mr. Jacques RenaudRégie du bâtiment du Québec (RBQ)
Mr. Ranjan RoyMcGill University M. H Wong Building
Mr. Ry SmithChange Energy Services
Mr. Michael StempNext Hydrogen Corporation
Mr. Michael ValeHydrogenics Canada
Mr. Craig WebsterCSA Group


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