Storing kerosene. What are the risks? : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) Preparation Forum : One Thread

I picked up some kerosene today. The only storage instructions I could find on the can were "Store in a cool well ventillated area".

Or what?

How cool is cool? How well ventillated? Will the garage do? In this age of over litigation, I must marvel at the sparse storage instructions on the container. Either kerosene is very safe or the labeling is a hold over from the 1890's!

Watch six and keep your...

-- eyes_open (, July 14, 1999


Kerosene is just #1 diesel fuel. (well, sorta). Just store in your garage, and gon't get sparks or flame around it. Not planning a barbecue on top of the tank? Then you prob'ly don't have to worry.

-- Dennis (, July 14, 1999.

And be careful not to pour it into your weedeater!

-- Johnny (JLJTM@BELLSOUTH.NET), July 15, 1999.

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