Diesel is a term referring to a type of fuel composed of distillates obtained in petroleum refining operation or blends of such distillates with residual oil used in motor vehicles . The boiling point and specific gravity are higher for diesel fuels than for gasoline. Diesel fuel is used to run farm machinery, heat houses, and run trucks.

-see also:
"Diesel" is in the HS Code "8408"
  Compression-Ignittion Internal Combustion Piston Engines (Diesel Or Semi-Diesel Engines)

"Diesel" is in the UNSPSC Code "15101505"
  Diesel fuel

"Diesel" is in the NAICS Code "33361"
  Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment
  Diesel and semidiesel engines manufacturing

Ref: 120626/2006-09-21

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