Bromic stainless steel flexible pigtail

A safety alert has been issued  by the Bromic Group due to concerns over the integrity of stainless steel flexible pigtails manufactured between January 2011 and December 2012.

What happened?

For LPG cylinders fitted with Bromic brand stainless steel flexible pigtails, under extreme conditions there is the possibility for the end fitting that is connected to the regulator or cylinder valve to separate from the host assembly.

Key issue

The safety alert covers Bromic stainless steel flexible pigtails under approval number AGA 6223 manufactured between January 2011 and December 2012.

The pigtails in questions can be identified by the red label with the following details:

Manufacturing year listed as:2011 or 2012
Approval Number:AGA 6223.

What to do

All persons refilling LPG cylinders are requested to pay particular attention to integrity of Bromic flexible stainless steel pigtails fitting the above description.

If flexible pigtails are seen to exhibit any sign of potential separation or any concern exists regarding the flexible pigtails, they are to be replaced. If equivalent copper pigtails are presented during inspection, changeover should be immediately completed. If not, contact should be made to Bromic (as per below) for supply of equivalent copper or alternate flexible pigtail replacements.

Contact for further information

For pigtail replacement and general customer service:

Customer Service - Bromic Plumbing and Gas
Telephone: (02) 9748 3900
Fax: (02) 9748 4289

For specific technical enquiries:

Gary Dawson
Technical Quality Manager
Telephone: (02) 9647 4215
Fax: (02) 9648 3740