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Codes and Standards

This page sums up global initiatives to standardize the new technology.


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Hydrogen Codes and Standards Technical Report


International Standards for Hydrogen

International Organization for Standardization ISO/TC 197

The ISO/TC 197 is an international committee of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) that is seeking to develop an internationally-recognized set of codes and standards for Hydrogen Safety.

Their most recent meeting took place at the WHEC Conference in Brisbane in June 2008. Click here to view the results of that meeting, including updates from their working groups.

Hydrogen/Fuel Cell Codes & Standards

Tracking of the world-wide development of over 200 hydrogen and fuel cell standards.



United Kingdom Hydrogen Association

UK Moves Forward on Hydrogen Standards - The British Standards Institution (BSI) is the United Kingdom National Standards Body (NSB)


National Hydrogen Association

Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Safety Report is a free monthly newsletter produced by the National Hydrogen Association in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Fuel Cell Council.

Hydrogen Codes and Standards Portal provides one-stop access to standards critical to the jobs of building code officials, permitting officials, fire safety officials, product designers, and manufacturers.

For more information on hydrogen codes and standards, contact Karen Hall ( at the United Kingdom Hydrogen Association.

Partnership for Advancing the Transition to Hydrogen

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