LPG cabinet heaters to require approval prior to sale

Issue 24 – February 2011

LPG cabinet heaters have been added to the 'Declared Articles' Register and will, from 1 April 2011, need approval by the Ministry of Economic Development before being offered for sale.

Cabinet heaters are mobile or portable, unflued heaters, which are designed for indoor use and operate on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) using an LPG gas cylinder self-contained within the heater.

Read the Gazette notice (http://www.energysafety.govt.nz/templates/MultipageDocumentTOC____45486.aspx) for more information.

Summarised from Energy Safety News, December Business Update 2010, Ministry of Economic Development.

Published in energy.