PHMSA Issues Safety Alert for Risks Associated with Liquid Petroleum

The Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has issued a safety alert to notify the public of the risks associated with the under-odorization of Liquid Petroleum Gases (LPG). LPG is an odorless, colorless gas that under certain conditions is required to be odorized for leak detection. The alert advises shippers and carriers of the recommended procedures to ensure that LPG is properly odorized by all modes of transportation. Read alert.