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108.3 - Sulfur, Mercury, and Chlorine in Fuels (liquid and solid forms)

These materials are intended for analysis of sulfur, mercury, and chlorine in fossil fuels. For further information see:

SP 260-84, Sampling, Materials Handling, Processing, and Packaging of NBS Sulfur in Coal
Standard Reference Materials

SP 260-167, A Method for the Preparation of NIST Traceable Fossil Fuel Standards with Concentrations Intermediate to SRM Values or DVD 2010 Edition-Fossil Fuel SRM Blending (see webpage for additional information)

Determination of Sulfur in Biodiesel and Petroleum Diesel by X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Using the Gravimetric Standard Addition

Gravimetric Standard Additions Methods (gSAM)

See other related links:
Table 106.3 Mercury in Activated Carbon
Table 108.1 Alcohols and Ethers [Oxygenates] in Gasoline
Table 108.2 Metal Constituents in Fossil Fuels (liquid forms)
Table 108.6 Fossil Fuel Trace   Elements (solid forms)
Table 114.2 Lubricating Base Oils


108.3(6) - Residual Fuel Oil

PLEASE NOTE: The tables are presented to facilitate comparisons among a family of materials to help customers select the best SRM for their needs. For specific values and uncertainties, the certificate is the only official source.


- Certified values are normal font
- Reference values are italicized
- Values in parentheses are for information only


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  SRM Description Unit Size     Heat of Combustion (in MJ/kg)*
Mercury in ng/g
Sulfur in %
Detail Certificate MSDS 1619b
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Sulfur in Residual Fuel Oil (Nominal Mass Fraction 0.7 %) 100 mL     3.46 0.6960
Detail Certificate MSDS 1622e
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Sulfur in Residual Fuel Oil (Nominal Mass Fraction 2 %) 100 mL       2.1468
Detail Certificate MSDS 1623d
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Sulfur in Residual Fuel Oil (Nominal Mass Fraction 0.2 %) 100 mL       0.2070
Detail Certificate MSDS 2717a
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Sulfur in Residual Fuel Oil (Nominal Mass Fraction 3%) 100 mL   42.29   2.9957