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Can I store petrol in a poly diesel tank?

We do not advise to store petrol in our Coerco poly diesel storage and transport tanks with good reason.

As per the globally harmonised system for the classification and labelling of chemicals(GHS), petrol has a lower flash point and initial boiling point (<23°C Celsius and ≤ 35°C respectively) than diesel, which has a flash point of > 60°C and a boiling point of ≤ 93°C. This means that petrol will ignite faster than diesel.

The storage of petrol requires an anti-static especially with prolonged exposure to the sun. Although Coerco’s poly diesel tanks have an anti-static fill line, this is appropriate for storing and transporting diesel only, not petrol.