Gasoline/Ethanol Blend Fuel Dispensing

UL has certified dispensers and dispensing system components for use with gasoline / ethanol fuel blends with concentrations above 10 percent ethanol under the following product categories and the products certified under these categories can be found in the UL Online Certification Directory www.ul.com/database :

  • Power operated flammable liquid dispensing devices are investigated in accordance with UL 87, the Standard for Safety for Power-Operated Dispensing Devices for Petroleum Products when used with ethanol concentrations of 10 percent or less. Dispensing devices intended for use with gasoline/ethanol blends with a nominal ethanol concentration greater than 10 percent are additionally investigated in accordance with the Subject 87A Outline of Investigation.
  • Emergency breakaways couplings (ERBY) and swivel connection (ERLV) are investigated in accordance with the UL 567, the Standard for Safety for Emergency Breakaway Fittings, Swivel Connectors, and Pipe Connection Fittings for Petroleum Products and LP-Gas, along with Subject 87A (for ethanol concentrations greater than 10 percent)
  • Flammable liquid hose nozzle valves (ETAZ) are investigated in accordance with UL 842, the Standard for Safety for Valves for Flammable Fluids, or UL2586, the Standard for Safety for Hose Nozzle Valves, along with subject 87A (for ethanol concentrations greater than 10 percent)
  • Emergency Shut Off Valves (EUCV) are investigated in accordance with UL 842 the Standard for Safety Valves for Flammable Fluids, along with Subject 87A (for ethanol concentration greater than 10 percent)
  • Miscellaneous dispensing device accessories (EUQT) can be investigated in accordance with several different flammable liquid related standards, along with Subject 87A (for ethanol concentrations greater than 10 percent)
  • Strainers (VXYV) for flammable liquids are investigated in accordance with UL 331, the Standards for Safety for Strainers for Flammable Fluids and Anhydrous Ammonia, along with Subject 87A (for ethanol concentrations greater than 10 percent)

Reference: Issue 2, 2012 That Code Authority Newsletter.  This material may not reflect changes that have occurred since it's original publication. 

 

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