White gas

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White gas is a common name for a number flammable substances:

  1. In its most common modern usage, "white gas" is used as a generic name for camp stove and lantern fuel, usually naphtha
  2. White gasoline (or white gas) is also another name for pure gasoline (without additives), commonly used when leaded gasoline was the norm to prevent fouling in situations where the properties of the lead additive were not required
  3. "White gas" can also refer to un-dyed gasoline

White gas should not be confused with white spirit, which is more akin to kerosene.

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