LPG Gas Cylinder: Do you also check the expiry date of the gas cylinder, otherwise this mistake can prove costly

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Mr Journalist News: Is there a gas cylinder in your kitchen? If yes, then do you know how to use it properly? Do you pay attention to the expiry date of LPG cylinder? Do you keep an eye on the gas pipe? If not, then be careful. Actually, in most cases of gas cylinder explosion, it is due to gas leakage from the pipe or the cylinder has expired. However, if you pay attention to small things, then you will be able to save yourself from such bad accidents.

Today we are going to tell you the correct place to keep gas cylinder in the kitchen, the correct way of using it and the step by step online method to check the expiry date of the cylinder, let us know about it.

Is it right to keep a gas cylinder in the kitchen or not?

Often people have this question whether it is right to keep the cylinder in the kitchen or not, the answer to this is that the distance between the cylinder and the door should be at least 1 meter. You can keep a 1 x 9 kg cylinder in the kitchen, which you can keep next to the gas hob.

Where to keep the gas cylinder?

Always choose a safe and secure place to store gas in the kitchen. Keep the cylinder at a little distance from the gas stove. Keep the cylinder in a little open space. Make sure that the cylinder is not kept in a place where the sun's heat reaches or where there is a risk of fire or sparks. Always keep the gas cylinder away from the electrical board.

What is the reason for gas cylinder explosion?

In most cases, it has been seen that LPG cylinders can explode due to two reasons. The first reason is when the gas is leaking, because when the gas leaks, when you light the stove, there is a chance of the cylinder exploding. 

The second reason is the expiry of the gas cylinder, if the cylinder expires, then there are more chances of it exploding. Usually LPG gas cylinders last for 10 years.

How to check the expiry date of gas cylinder?

You can check the expiry date of the gas cylinder from the official website of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) or BIS Care app. To check from the website, you have to go to the official website of BIS. You can check the expiry date of the cylinder by logging in here.

How to check cylinder expiry date from BIS Care App?

  • To check the expiry date of the gas cylinder from BIS Care App, first download the app. You
  • can download BIS Care app through Google Play Store or App Store.
  • After this, download your phone app.
  • Here you will get the option of Verify License Details, select it.
  • After this, you have to enter the CM/L code written on the pipe and tap on GO.
  • In this way you will be able to see the expiry date of the gas cylinder.


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