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Subchapter 14. Petroleum Safety Orders--Drilling and Production
Article 6. Fires and Explosions
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§6525. Transfer of Flammable and Combustible Liquids by Air Displacements.

(a) Air under pressure shall not be used to transfer flammable and combustible liquids from one tank or container to another tank or container. This shall not prohibit the use of air in blowing out pipe line or blow cases to free them of flammable and combustible liquids.

This section shall not apply to existing visible-type gasoline-dispensing pumps, to air-driven pumps, or to vacuum-tank truck operations.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.


1. Amendment filed 7-20-59; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 59, No. 12).

2. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 5-8-95; operative 6-7-95 (Register 95, No. 19).

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