Kerosene is a clear, white-water distillate burning oil intended primarily for wick and pressure type burners used in lamps, stores, refrigerators and other domestic appliances. It is also suitable in industrial applications as a fuel for heating or as a solvent and degreasing agent.
Whilst current production will conform to the specifications above, variations in these characteristics may occur. These characteristics are current specifications at the time of printing only. Shell reserves the right to change these specifications from time to time without prior notice.
CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS
|Typical Properties * Test Method|
|Density @ 15C||kg/l||max. 0.820||D1298|
|Flash Point, Abel||C||min. 38||IP170|
|Evaporated @ 200C||% v||20-75||D86|
|Final Boiling point||C||max. 300||D86|
|Residue||% v||max 2||D86|
|Smoke Point||mm||min. 19||D1322/IP57|
|Char Value||mg/kg||max. 20||IP10|
|Sulphur||% wt||max. 0.20||D1266/D2494|
|Gross Calorific Value||MJ/kg||42.8||D240|
|Colour Saybolt||min. +20||D156|
|Copper Corrosion (3hr/50oC)||max. 1||D130|