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C2 Grade Kerosene Specifications

C2 Grade kerosene is regular home heating oil, and must adhere to strict BS 2869 Class C2 specifications. Find them here.

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C2 Grade Kerosene (Regular Kerosene) Must Meet Strict Specifications – Read Them Here

Kerosene is a light distillate fuel meeting BS 2869 Class C2. It is used in oil-fired boilers for domestic heating and also in industrial processes requiring low sulphur fuel. These applications normally involve the use of a flue to discharge combustion products from the burning appliance.

C2 class kerosene is more widely available than C1 class kerosene, hence it is the standard grade – they differ in their sulphur content as the below spec sheet shows.

Crown Oil’s domestic heating oil and Kleenburn Kerosene fuel products both meet this specification.

C2 Grade Gas Oil (Regular Home Heating Oil) Specifications

ParameterUnitMinimumMaximumTypical
AppearanceClear & bright, Pale yellow, Free from visible sediment. Pass
Density at 15oCkg/m³0.7500.8400.800
Kinematic viscosity at 40oCmm²/s1.02.0 
Distillation recovery    
at 200oC% (v/v)15 
at 210oC% (v/v)90 
at 240oC% (v/v)50 
Final boiling pointoC300 
Flash point (PMCC)oC38 
Water contentmg/kg200<100
Sulphur% (m/m)0.10.020
Copper corrosion (2 hrs at 100oC)Class11
Smoke pointmm19 
Char value(1)mg/kg15 
Gross calorific value(2)MJ/kg45.9 
Net calorific value(2)MJ/kg43 
Specific volumeLit/tonne1220 
Electrical conductivity at 250ºCpS/m50200 

Download C2 Grade Regular Kerosene Spec Sheet

For a reliable supply of home heating oil in the North West that meets BS 2869 C2 specifications, contact Crown Oil today on 0330 123 1444

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