White gas

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A type of Naphtha, a group of various volatile flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures, often packaged as fuel for portable stoves and lanterns. In North America it is known as white gas, white spirit, or Coleman fuel. In Australia it goes by the name Shellite.

White gas has a flashpoint less than -30 degrees Celsius, and a boiling point of 47 degrees Celsius. The composition of is 95% paraffins and naphthenes, less than 5% aromatic hydrocarbons and less than 0.5% benzene. It is highly flammable and due to its low flashpoint is used in many low pressure camping stoves.

Some mopeds have confusingly worded warning stickers on the gas tank alerting moped owners not to use white gas.