Distillates (petroleum), vacuum

Agent Name
Distillates (petroleum), vacuum
CAS Number
Major Category
Other Classes
Heavy vacuum distillate (petroleum); Distillates, petroleum, vacuum; Distillates, (petroleum), vacuum; [ChemIDplus] DISTILLAT; Distillate, Waxy Distillate; EXTRA HEAVY GAS OIL; Fuel Oil, Bunker C; Fuel oil, Bunker C; HVU WAXY DISTILLATE; Vacuum Gasoil; Gofinate; VGO; HAGO; WASH OIL; WAXY; WAXY DISTILLATE; [IUCLID]
Petroleum Refining Residues
Black viscous semi-solid with an odor of asphalt or rotten eggs;
Used in the chemical and fuel industries; Used as an intermediate, fuel, and feedstock for hydrocracking; [IUCLID]
TSCA Definition 2008: Produced by the vacuum distillation of crude oil and consisting of hydrocarbons with carbon numbers of C15 through C50 and boiling point range of 270 deg C to 600 deg C; Likely to contain 5% or more of 4- to 6-ring polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; [ChemIDplus] Causes liver and kidney congestion in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [IUCLID] Contains hydrogen sulfide; May cause skin irritation; [Shell Oil MSDS]
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Adverse Effects

Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent


Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: