Illuminating Kerosene (also known as 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 critical parameters set out by Uganda National Bureau of Standards for diesel sold in Uganda are as below:
- It must have a density @ 20 degrees centigrade Kg/m3 of 817 maximum
- Sulphur content of 0.15% maximum.