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Q: What is added in LPG to give it the smell?
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What smell is added with lpg gas?

LPG does not have any smell that is gas.


What smell substance added to lpg?

ethyle mercaptans are the substance added to LPG


Does LPG has its own smell or other gas is mixed with LPG to make it smelly?

LPG (Liquid Petroleum Gas) does not have its own odor. A powerful odorant, ethanethiol, is added to LPG so that leaks can be detected easily.


What is ethyl mercapton?

Ethyl Mercaptane is C2H5SH. It is a sulphur containing organic compound. It is added into LPG so as to detect any leakage of LPG. The Pungent smell that comes from LPG is tht of ethyl mercaptane,otherwise LPG is an odourless gas.


How do you detect a leakage in LPG?

Besides electronic detectors, there are 2 common means. The first is smell. A chemical- mercaptan- is added to LPG that gives it a horrible smell. The second is bubbles. Connections in piping can be checked for leaks with a soap solution. If it is leaking, it makes bubbles at the point of the leak.


How do you detect the leakage of gas in homes then what is added to the LPG for this purpose?

Natural gas is odourless. Gas for domestic use - has chemicals added to create a smell, so leaks can be detected.


What is added in LPG for odour?

the LPG is odour less and color less so MERKEPTINE is added for odour


Which element smell in lpg?

ethyle marcaptane


Why add mercaptans in lpg?

Mercapta is added to LPG to make sure wheather it is leaking or not.


What is the odor component added in lpg?

ethanithiol ( IUPAC) ethyl mercaptan is added in lpg to detect leakage by the odour.


Which gas give smell of leakage in LPG cylinders?

Cumbustible gasses in LPG (propane) cylinders have no odor, you cannot smell them. Gas producers add a perfume to the gas so that you can detect leaks with your sense of smell. These perfumes are gasses called Thiols (or Mercaptans) and contain sulphur, which is easily identifiable in tiny amounts by its pungent scent.


What is the composition of LPG gas in Mexico?

Propane and butane. Some methanethiol (methyl mercaptan) is also added, giving a characteristic putrid smell to easily detect leaks.