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Document ID (ISN)106863
CIS number 07-889
ISBN(s) 2-7389-1390-3
Year 2006
Convention or series no. INRS ED 989
Author(s) Boust C., Lebreton R.
Title Oil-based motor and heating fuels
Original title Combustibles et carburants pÚtroliers [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, Oct. 2006. 8p. Illus. 9 ref. Price: EUR 2.50. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access http://www.inrs.fr/INRS-PUB/inrs01.nsf/inrs01_catalog_view_view/02F76AFCD601BEA9C12572250047B4EA/$FILE/ed989.pdf [in French]
Abstract Motor and heating fuels are widely used in occupational settings and in everyday life and can cause diseases and fire hazards. This booklet summarizes the main properties and hazards of heating oil, diesel fuel, kerosene and gasoline, together with measures for their safe use.
Descriptors (primary) France; fuels; fire hazards; combustible substances
Descriptors (secondary) diesel oil; motor fuel; kerosene; safety guides; hazard evaluation; personal protective equipment; fire protection; heavy fuel oils
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Fires