Pyrolysis fuel oil is a mixture of higher boiling aromatic hydrocarbons, produced as a by-product during pyrolysis of oil fractions. It is a dark, viscous liquid with pour point approx. 15 °C.
Pyrolysis fuel oil is used as an intermediate for the production of carbon black and it can also be used as a low-sulphur fuel oil.
The product is classified as hazardous pursuant to
Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 CLP.
|Density at 15 °C
||EN ISO 3675|
|Viscosity at 100 °C
||EN ISO 3104|
||EN ISO 2592|
||ASTM D 3120|
||ASTM D 482|
|10 % vol.
||EN ISO 3405|
|50 % vol.
|Mechanical impurities (substances insoluble in toluene)1)
||37 - 40 2)
1) informative test 2) informative value
Packaging, Storage, Transportation
Pyrolysis fuel oil is stored in closed, heated storage tanks. It is delivered in railway tanks equipped with possibility of heating.