Approved Certification Marks For Gas Appliances

30 December 2016

Reference #:  D-G5 051201 2 Rev 05

This directive is being issued by a provincial safety manager pursuant to section 30 of the Safety Standards Act.

General Details

Under section 31 (1) of the Gas Safety Regulation, gas appliances must not be installed in BC unless they bear either a certification mark of an approved certification agency or an approval mark issued by  BC Safety Authority under section 10 of the Safety Standards Act. This directive specifies the certification/approval marks that are acceptable in BC.

Specific Details

It is hereby directed that the following certification/approval marks are acceptable for gas appliances in BC:

UL Marks


CSA Marks


Intertek, Warnock Hersey Marks

OMNI Marks


Lab Test Marks

Note: Limited Gas product testing

PFS Corporation Marks

Note: Applicable to central heating equipment, ranges/oven and gas heaters.

ICC Evaluation Service, LLC Marks

ENEFEN Energy Efficiency Engineering Ltd.

For inspection evaluations based on Canadian code requirements for safety and suitability of one-of a-kind and limited run commercial and industrial gas-fired appliances and equipment that may be designed for installation at a specific site or assembled on-site.

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Province of BC Certification Marks

Limited Product Gas Approvals

Product Field Approvals



Brad Wyatt
Provincial Safety Manager - Gas

Safety Standards Act
Gas Safety Regulation
CSA B149.1 - Natural gas and propane installation code
CSA B149.2 - Propane storage and handling code