Kerosene


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Analyte:  Kerosene

Alternate Name:  Fuel Oil No. 1

Abbreviation:  KEROSENE

CAS Number or ID:  8008-20-6

Department:  Organics

EC Number (EINECS):  8008-20-6

Synonyms:  petroleum fuel, NCI-C54784, fuel oil No 5, residual oil No 5,

Use:  fuel, degreaser, solvent, insecticide

Chemical Formula:  kerosene is specified as 15.9% aromatics, 52.8% cycloparaffins,

Apearance:  yellow liquid

Melting Point:  < -48 C

Boiling Point:  170 - 325 C dependin

Vapor Density:  typically ca. 4.5 (a

Flash Point:  35 - 65 C depending

Explosion Limits:  0.6 - 4.9%

Water Solubility:  insoluble

Stability:  Stable. Flammable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.Analytical testing dots

Laboratory tests that may be available by ALS - Columbia for Kerosene (CAS # 8008-20-6):

EPA MethodTest NameMatrixMRLInstrument
EPA 8015BHydrocarbon Scan by GC-FIDLiquid1000 GC
EPA 8015BHydrocarbon Scan by GC-FIDNonAq Liquid100 GC
EPA 8015BHydrocarbon Scan by GC-FIDSolid100 GC
NY 310-13Petroleum Products in Water (Hydrocarbon Scan) for State of New YorkLiquid1000 GC
NY 310-13 ModifiedPetroleum Products (Hydrocarbon Scan) for State of New York, Modified for MatrixSolid100 GC

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