EMSD announces test results of LPG quality in January 2015

     The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) today (February 5) announced that the department collected 85 liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) samples from auto-LPG filling stations and LPG terminals in January 2015 for laboratory tests. Among them, 12 random samples were collected on a routine basis while 73 were additional samples. The results showed that the LPG quality of all these samples complied with auto-LPG specifications.

     "In view of the concern of the LPG vehicle trades about the LPG quality in late January, we have collected 73 additional samples from all the auto-LPG filling stations and LPG terminals in Hong Kong since January 21. We will continue to maintain close contacts with the trades on the LPG quality," a spokesman for the EMSD said.

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

     For details of the test results, please visit the EMSD's website (www.emsd.gov.hk/emsd/eng/sgi/lpg_smpl_analysis.shtml) or call the department's hotline on 2333 3762.

Ends/Thursday, February 5, 2015
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