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FCC Butane
General Characteristics

Butane is a mixture of liquefied hydrocarbons, mostly with four carbons in the molecule, with predominant butane content. Liquid butane is a colourless liquid, easy to evaporate, and of specific odour.

Basic Quality Parameters

CSN 656481

C2- hydrocarbons and inerts - %, max. 5
C3- hydrocarbons - %, max. 10
C4- hydrocarbons - %, ​​min. 90
C5- hydrocarbons - %, max. 5
Hydrogen sulfide -, max. 0,2
Sulphur content -, max. 200
Evaporation residue -, max. 100

The FCC industrial butane mixture is mainly used for heating purposes in industry or as a raw material for further processing.

Packaging, Storage, Transportation
Butane is supplied under pressure in rail tankers and road tankers. Butane storage, transportation and handling must comply with respective legal regulations.

Transport Sign
RID/ADR: 2/2f
UN: 1965
Kemler: 23

Basic Safety Data
Butane is highly volatile, flammable liquid, which is stored under pressure in pressure containers. When released into the environment with atmospheric pressure, vaporization by boiling at temperatures down to – 40 °C – occurs - causing a high risk of burns.

The product is classified as hazardous pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 CLP.

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Business Contacts

Ing. Vítězslav Hobrlant
Head of ORP department
+420 476 166 458​
+420 736 505 031


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