Safety, Codes and Standards Technical Publications
Technical information about safety, codes and standards published in technical reports, conference proceedings, journal articles, and Web sites is provided here.
Hydrogen Safety—This fact sheet explains the safety issues associated with hydrogen (National Hydrogen Association, August 2004).
Guide to Safety of Hydrogen and Hydrogen Systems—This document, which is available for purchase from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, presents guidelines for system design, materials selection, operations, storage, and transportation (2004).
Hydrogen Use and Safety—This fact sheet explains the safety issues associated with hydrogen, the misconceptions about hydrogen safety, and what it will be like to fill up your vehicle with hydrogen. (California Fuel Cell Partnership, October 2003).
NHA-DOE Cost Shared Activities: Hydrogen Codes and Standards Outreach—K. Miller, The National Hydrogen Association, Washington, D.C., Proceedings of the 2002 U.S. DOE Hydrogen Program Review (NREL/CP-610-32405), National Renewable Energy Laboratory. (Golden, Colorado, 2002).
NHA Hydrogen Safety Codes and Standards Activities—K. Miller, The National Hydrogen Association, Washington, D.C., Proceedings of the 2001 DOE Hydrogen Program Review (NREL/CP-570-30535), National Renewable Energy Laboratory. (Golden, Colorado, 2001).
Assessment of PNGV Fuels Infrastructure: Infrastructure Concerns Related to the Safety of Alternative Fuels—Technical report (ANL/ESD-TM-160), S.E. Plotkin, Center for Transportation Research, Argonne National Laboratory. (June 1, 2000).
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for Hydrogen
- Hydrogen, Gas—Voltaix, Inc., North Branch, New Jersey. (July, 2006).
- Hydrogen, Gas—Praxair, Inc., Danbury, Connecticut. (March 2012).
- Hydrogen, Liquid—Praxair, Inc., Danbury, Connecticut. (March 2012).
Safetygrams—Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Codes and Standards
Stationary and Portable Fuel Cell Systems Codes and Standards Citations—This document lists codes and standards typically used for U.S. stationary and portable fuel cell systems projects. (May 2011).
Hydrogen Vehicle and Infrastructure Codes and Standards Citations—This document lists codes and standards typically used for U.S. hydrogen vehicle and infrastructure projects. (July 2010).
The Hydrogen Permitting Guide was developed through a collaborative effort involving the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the International Code Council (ICC), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
Hydrogen Codes, Standards and Regulations Matrix—Matrix of codes and standards activities relevant to hydrogen energy technologies (compiled by DOE Hydrogen Codes & Standards Coordinating Committee), updated regularly.
Hydrogen Codes and Standards—James Ohi, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Proceedings of the 2002 U.S. DOE Hydrogen Program Review (NREL/CP-610-32405), National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado. (2002).
Development of Low-cost Hydrogen Sensors—R. J. Lauf et al., Metals and Ceramics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, C/ORNL 96-0454. (September 2001).
Hydrogen Sensor Demonstrated on the Shuttle—G. W. Hunter, Glenn Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (2000).
Hydrogen Sensors for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Applications—Technical paper, A. P. Jaradine, DCH Technology Inc., Valencia, California. (2000).
Development of Low Cost Sensors For Hydrogen Safety Applications—Oak Ridge National Laboratory and DCH Technology, Inc., Proceedings of the 1999 U.S DOE Hydrogen Program Review (NREL/CP-570-26938), National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado. (1999).