SLSI not authorized to monitor LP gas cylinder appliances
The Sri Lanka Standards Institution (SLSI) says it is not authorized to monitor the compliance of valves, regulators and flexible hoses used for LP gas cylinders.
In a press release, SLSI director general Dr. Siddhika Senaratne said the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) has not authorized the institution to regulate those items.
It is the responsibility of the Authority to monitor the compliance of these items, she noted.
Dr. Senaratne noted that the SLSI has specified the maximum vapour pressure of gas in the standards.
The SLSI has published all standards as voluntary standards and it does not have regulatory power to make any standards compulsory, according to her.
“This has to be done by the relevant regulatory authority in Sri Lanka," she added.