LPG cylinder’s expiry date – useful information

Citizens’ Reporter 

Kamal Kumar Goel
Have you ever heard about LPG cylinder’s expire date?

How to find LPG cylinder’s expiry date?

Do you know that there is an expiry date (physical life) for LPG cylinders?

Expired Cylinders are not safe for use and may cause accidents. In this regard please be cautious at the time of accepting any LPG cylinder from the vendor.

Here is how we can check the expiry of LPG cylinders:

On one of three side stems of the cylinder, the expiry date is coded alphabalically.
A or B or C or D and some two digit number following

The alphabets stand for quarters –
A for March (First Qtr)
B for June (Second Qtr)
C for Sept (Third Qtr)
D for December (Fourth Qtr)

The digits stand for the year till it is valid. Hence D10 would mean December qtr of 2010.

Please do not accept the cylinder if the date has already expired.

Expired Cylinders are not safe for use and may cause accidents.
ALL concerned should take necessary steps.

HP Gas Consumer Helpline :
12665 in selected cities,
9990923456 for Delhi

Click for on-line complaints

Indian Oil – Indane Gas Helpline:

MTNL: 1260
OTHER: 25611031
For Cell Phone Users :
Airtel & Vodafone : 011 – 1260
Others : 011 – 25611031

Indane Area Office

Indian Oil Corpn. Ltd
2nd Floor, World Trade Cebtre
Babar Road, New Delhi – 110 001
Ph: 23411282

24-hour All-India Toll-Free Number: 1800-2333-555

Click for Emergency Service Cells

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