Domestic fuels

domestic fuel

Illuminating Kerosene (paraffin) is a combustible liquid commonly used as heating fuel and domestically for cooking and lighting. It has several industrial uses for example it is widely used as a solvent.

The following are the parameters set by the Tanzanian Bureau of Standards (TBS) for Kerosene sold in Tanzania: It must have a density @ 15 degrees centigrade Kg/m3 of 776-840 maximum

  • Sulphur content of 0.15% maximum