Approved Certification Marks For Gas Appliances
15 August 2017
Reference #: D-G5 051201 2 Rev 06
This directive is being issued by a provincial safety manager pursuant to section 30 of the Safety Standards Act.
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.
Certification Bodies - Certification Marks for gas equipment where a nationally recognized standard (NRS) exists can be applied by an accredited Standards Council of Canada (SCC) certification body (CB).
For contact information and scope of CB accreditation see SCC directory detailing Product Certification Schemes
The following certification/approval marks are recognized for gas appliances in BC:
Underwriters Laboratories of Canada
Canadian Standards Association o/a CSA Group
Intertek Testing Services NA Inc.
OMNI – Test Laboratories, Inc
IAPMO Ventures, LLC. Dba IAPMO EGS
LabTest Certification Inc
Note: Limited Gas product testing
Note: Applicable to central heating equipment, ranges/oven and gas heaters.
ICC Evaluation Service, LLC
Approval Label and marking can be applied by an SCC accredited inspection body (IB) for gas fired appliances and equipment where a NRS does not exists.
Note: A field approval is void if the appliance is altered or relocated.
For contact information and scope of IB accreditation see SCC directory of accredited Inspection Bodies
ENEFEN Energy Efficiency Engineering Ltd.
Province of BC Certification Marks
Limited Product Gas Approvals
Product Field Approvals
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