The gas itself is colorless and odorless. In order to better detect the leakage of the gas, the gas company adds the odor tetrahydrothiophenol to the gas, and then mixes it into hydrogen sulfide gas. The smell of this gas is similar to rotten eggs.
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Gas is generally used as fuel and can be processed into carbon black, chemicals and liquefied petroleum gas.
Gas appliance has no color, no taste, non-toxic characteristics, this gas is lighter than the air, the specific gravity is only 0.65.
If the human body inhalation of high concentration of gas will cause hypoxia in the body, resulting in shortness of breath, even loss of consciousness, serious cases will lead to death.
The important components of gas are alkanes, of which methane occupies the majority, with small amounts of ethane, propane and butane.
Gas is insoluble in water, and its density is 0.7174kg/Nm3. Under standard conditions, methane exists as a gas.