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Certification for carbon fiber tanks seems to be pretty rigorous based on the requirements I found on line here…

https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/sites/phmsa.dot.gov/files/docs/technical-resources/55751/basic-requirements-fully-wrapped-carbon-fiber-reinforced-aluminum-lined-cylinders.pdf

 

I was pretty surprised how tough they had to be and the testing requirements for proof of design.