Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS 2906:2001 Fuel Containers - Portable - Plastic and Metal - Western Australia


You must comply with this standard when filling a container (other than a fuel tank) at a service station with any flammable liquid. You must ensure that the container complies with this standard, or that it is otherwise leak proof, metal and capable of being securely closed.

This standard specifies requirements for portable, petroleum-product fuel containers made of metal or plastic, of nominal capacity up to and including 25L, intended to be refilled, and used for the storage and transport of fuel or as fuel tanks for boats.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 WA

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety (Storage and Handling of Non-explosives) Regulations 2007 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

Contact details

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Resources Safety

Resources Safety

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 2
1 Adelaide Terrace
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: 100 Plain Street
East Perth, Western Australia, 6004
Phone: 08 9358 8002
Fax: 08 9358 8000
Website: Resources Safety (Opens in new window)