Announcement No. 11/2016
Ministry of Commerce and Industry announces to all citizens and residents the necessity to go to the nearest distributor or agent to replace their cooking gas cylinders manufactured in or before 1995 by November 15, cylinders will not be replaced after the specified date.
This is based on Omani Standard Specification No. 201/2014 regarding gas cylinders - packaging, transportation, handling and storage requirements of Liquefied Petroleum Gas cylinders and the standard specification No. 201/1991, which states gas cylinders, should be destroyed after 15 years of production. Thus, in order to preserve the safety of consumers we have agreed on the need to destroy the above mentioned cylinders with gas cylinders companies, distributors and agents.
Your commitment is requested for the public interest.