Two diesel fuel samples with lower flash point

(Partial report from monitoring of fuels quality – February 2016)

(Prague, March 29, 2016) In February the Czech Trade Inspection Authority collected 200 fuels samples. Two diesel samples (i.e. 1.0%) failed the quality requirements of the applicable technical standard concerning flash point. In one case the flash point value was 49°C and in the other case it was 45.5°C while the determined limit is 53°C. Such defect could have been caused by transportation of diesel and connected contamination from other products, for example petrol. In both cases, prohibition of further sale was imposed, namely on 24,741 litres of poor quality diesel amounting to CZK 654,948.80.

The complete press release is available in the attachment.

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