- Propane is transported and stored as a liquid.
- Propane (sometimes called LPG or LP-gas) is a colorless and
- Propane smells like rotten eggs, a skunk's spray, or a dead animal. Some people may have difficulty smelling propane due to their age (older people may have a less sensitive sense of smell); a medical condition; or the effects of medication, alcohol, tobacco, or drugs
ODOR LOSS. On rare occasions, propane can lose its odor. Several things can cause this including:
- The presence of air, water, or rust in a propane tank or cylinder
- The passage of leaking propane through the soil
Since there is a possibility of odor loss or problems with your sense of smell, you should respond immediately to even a faint odor of gas.
- Propane vapors are heavier than air and may accumulate
in low-lying areas such as basements and ditches or
- Propane is flammable when mixed with air (oxygen) and can
be ignited by many different sources.
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