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This covers all brands and all octane ratings.


Sometimes called Kerosine, Coal Oil, Fuel Oil No. 1, K-1 or Range Oil. Known as Paraffin outside the US.

Lamp Oil - Liquid Paraffin

Also known in the US as liquid paraffin wax.


A primary ingredient of lighter fluid (Ronsinol) or charcoal starter (Kingsford).

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