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Petroleum products

RTCA No. Petroleum products. Diesel fuel oil No. 2-D (Motor vehicles). Specifications

On 31 July 2006, the Government of the Republic of Costa Rica notified, in document G/TBT/N/CRI/50, draft Central American Technical Regulation (RTCA) No. 75.01.17:06: "Petroleum products. Diesel fuel oil No. 2-D (Motor vehicles). Specifications."

The description of content of the notified draft Regulation specifies the physico-chemical requirements to be met by diesel for automotive and thermoelectric use. The notified draft text applies to the petroleum derivative known as diesel, which is formed from a complex mixture of different types of hydrocarbons (paraffinic, naphthenic, olefinic, aromatic and polyaromatic) and has a distillation (boiling) range of between 80°C and 400°C. The purpose of the present Addendum is to notify WTO Member States that this Technical Regulation has been updated and that there will be a comment and observation period of 60 days as from the date of this notification.