Directive: Certification and Approval Marks for Gas Appliances in BC
January 9, 2022
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This directive is being issued by a provincial safety manager pursuant to section 30 of the Safety Standards Act.
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.
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.
Provincial Safety Manager, Gas
Safety Standards Act
Gas Safety Regulation
CSA B149.1 - Natural gas and propane installation code
CSA B149.2 - Propane storage and handling code