Certification and approval marks for gas appliances in BC

Directive

Directive: Certification and approval marks for gas appliances in BC

January 9, 2022

Directive
Gas

Reference Number:

D-G5 051201 2

Revision Number:

Revision 16



This directive is being issued by a provincial safety manager pursuant to section 30 of the Safety Standards Act.

General Details

Under section 31 (1) of the Gas Safety Regulation, gas appliances must not be installed in BC unless they bear a certification mark from a Standards Council of Canada (SCC) accredited certification agency, an approval label issued by Technical Safety BC under section 10 of the Safety Standards Act or an approval mark from an SCC accredited inspection body. This directive specifies the certification or approval marks that are acceptable in BC.

Details

Certification Bodies - Certification Marks for gas equipment where a nationally recognized standard (NRS) exists can be applied by an accredited Standards Council of Canada (SCC) certification body (CB).

For contact information and scope of CB accreditation see SCC directory detailing Product Certification Schemes.

View the full list of certification body approval marks that are recognized for gas appliances in BC.

Vicky Kang
Manager, Energy
Provincial Safety Manager, Gas

References:
Safety Standards Act
Gas Safety Regulation
CSA B149.1 - Natural gas and propane installation code 
CSA B149.2 - Propane storage and handling code

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