About LPG (Liquified Petroleum Gas) Cylinder expiry date

This article is present that how to see the expiry date of the LPG gas cylinder. Most of the peoples are never heard about LPG gas cylinder's expiry date even they are using in to they day to day life.


Liquified petroleum gas (LPG) is used in the gas cylinder that is used in the kitchen in day to day life of all the family. In all over the India before the invention of the gas pipelines all the citizens are using the gas cylinder that are still in use in many states of India. But most of the user of LPG cylinder not even know that the what is printed on the cylinder in digits and in alphabets code. This article is about how to see the expiry date of the LPG gas cylinder. The procedure of the replacement of the cylinder and precaution for the use of cylinder is explain below.

How you can check the expiry date of LPG cylinders used in kitchen

To check the expiry date on the cylinder you have to check the code which is printed on the side of the cylinder. The date is alpha numeric. It is as following manner. There is two digit number following this e.g. D06.
  • March is indicated as A (First)

  • June is indicated as B(Second)

  • Sept is indicated as C(Third)

  • December is indicated as D(Fourth)

  • The digits are stand for the validate year for that cylinder. Hence D06 means that it is validated since December of 2006. Please Return Back the cylinder you get with a Expiry Date. Some of the examples of the expiry date of the cylinder is given below.
    D-06 Cylinder
    The second example with D13 allows the cylinder to be in use until Dec 2013.
    D-13 Cylinder
    Kindly pass this to every one, and create awareness among the public.Some important thing to be know when we receiving bulk LPG.

    While receiving Bulk LPG

  • Only authorized personnel should be permitted to enter into the LPG yard

  • Always ensure proper earthing connections to the mobile LPG tanker before unloading operation

  • Do not engage damaged / leaky hoses for unloading the tanker

  • Do not carry out unloading operation during night time , Heavy rains, Thunder storms, Lighting etc

  • Always tighten all fasteners of the LPG unloading hoses fully to the mobile tanker, replace gasket whenever unloading of LPG tanker takes place

  • Do not overfill the LPG storage tank beyond the maximum filling limit of 85%

  • Ensure hoses are depressurized prior to disconnecting from the tanker.

  • This article is about the security of the human life in the house.By going through above article you can now understand the importance of the safety required in the kitchen. Now a days a new generation is come. In this evolution of the generation in which instead of the gas cylinder we can see the gas pipe lines are introduced. It is also beneficial to the consumer that they never have shortage of the gas at there home because they have 24 hours gas through pipe lines. It contain one gas meter which is regularly reading the flow of the gas in the pipe lines and according to that we have to pay money.


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