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Petrol recovery from end-of-life vehicles

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Date of publication:
2015
Series code:
Waste10(rev2)

Recovering and storing petrol from end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) presents a significant risk of fire and explosion.

This guidance is aimed at vehicle dismantlers, and it advises on the fire and explosion hazards from handling and storing recovered petrol and how to control the risks.

Updated: 2015-08-14