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LPG quality test results updated

     The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) today (December 15) announced the latest results of the LPG quality tests on the EMSD website (

     From early January 2010 to end of November 2010, EMSD delivered a total of 109 LPG samples collected from 59 Auto LPG filling stations and four LPG terminals to an accredited laboratory for quality tests against the Auto LPG specifications. The test results show that the LPG quality does not affect the performance of vehicles.

     The results of the quality tests on LPG samples are published and updated on a weekly basis, and are obtainable from the EMSD's website ( or upon request via the EMSD's hotline, 2333 3762.

     In addition, EMSD has been vetting the independent third-party test reports submitted by LPG supply companies for each shipment to ensure that the quality of the imported LPG complies with the specified requirements.

     "To enhance the monitoring of LPG quality, EMSD has conducted the LPG sampling scheme by taking random LPG samples on a weekly basis at various locations for quality testing since early January 2010.  The test results of LPG samples are published at the EMSD's website each week", the spokesman said.

Ends/Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Issued at HKT 18:57


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