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Does anyone know which is better: metal or plastic containers for long-term storage of kerosene?

-- Walt (, January 26, 1999


Walt, A good website is put out by Chevron. Try this

If that doesn't get you in just go to and go to products and services, then technical services then long term storage.

-- Puddintame (, January 26, 1999.

Plastic. Kerosene is not volatile enough to migrate through the wall in any reasonable period of time, plus plastic won't rust. Metal kero cans can rust-through internally when water settles out of the kerosene.

-- Why2K? (, January 27, 1999.

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