Butane Cartridges - AGA

Butane Cartridge Certification

The AGA Cartridge Certification Scheme provides means for manufacturers, suppliers, transport companies and retailers to comply with the Quality System, testing and auditing requirements specified in The Australian Dangerous Goods Code.

Who is it for?

Certification is for manufacturers and suppliers of 220g disposable butane gas cartridges who would like to ensure all their legal obligations are satisfied to sell into the Australian market.

What Products are covered?

This Scheme only covers 220g disposable butane gas cartidges

What is the Certification process?


  • You complete our online application form and submit the technical specifications and drawings of your product

  • We review your Application and prepare a Test Program. Testing is conducted at the AGA Laboratory or at one of AGA's Authorised Laboratories. We also conduct an onsite Factory Audit at the manufacturers premises at a convenient mutual time.

  • You address any outstanding findings as a result of the testing and factory audit such as markings, instructions and quality documentation. 

  • We issue you with a Certificate when all outstanding items have been addressed

  • We conduct an onsite Audit at the manufacturers premises annually

How much does it cost?

Costs are broken into three areas, Certification, Testing and post Certification fees. Please contact us at office@aga.asn.au or click on this link to go to our contact page and we can provide you with a quote for your specific product.

What you should read

When you get some time, download the The Rules Governing The AGA Gas Cartridge Certification Scheme below. It contains all the relevant legal requirements and process details.