Hazardous

LPG cylinders

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LPG – Liquefied Petroleum Gas, is a heavier than air flammable gas that is a Class 2.1.1A hazardous substance under the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996.

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Recycling LPG cylinders in New Zealand

Handling LPG safely

What is LPG and how is it made?

LPG is short for Liquid Petroleum Gas, and it is a mixture of hydrocarbons.  LPG is synthesized by refining petroleum or ‘wet’ natural gas, and is usually derived from fossil fuels. It was first produced in 1910 and currently provides about 3% of energy consumed.

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Environmental benefit of LPG

Environmental benefit

LPG burns cleanly, with no soot and very few sulphur emissions, posing no ground or water pollution hazards.

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