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  • Definitions

    Biodiesel: mono-alkyl esters of fatty acid of a kind used as a fuel, derived from animal or vegetable fats or oils whether or not used.

    B5: a blend of biodiesel and diesel that contains no more than 5% biodiesel.

    B20: a blend of biodiesel and diesel that contains no more than 20% biodiesel.

    Ethanol: this becomes fuel ethanol when it is denatured for use in an internal combustion engine. Denaturing means the ethanol is chemically treated to make it unfit for human consumption by the addition of 1% or more of unleaded petrol or another denaturant that meets the requirements of Excise (Denatured spirits) Determination 2016 (No. 3)External Link

    E10: a blend of fuel ethanol and petrol that contains no more than 10% ethanol.

    E85: a blend of fuel ethanol and petrol that generally contains more than 70% but no more than 85% ethanol.

      Last modified: 17 Jun 2021QC 25200