Q. 23 5.0( 2 Votes )

Why is the leakage of LPG detected easily although it is odorless? State the steps to be taken in case its leakage is detected in the kitchen.

Answer :

In order to detect the leakage, a foul smelling substance called ethyl mercaptane is added to the LPG. with that strong pungent smell, we can easily know if there is a leak.

In case of LPG leakage in the kitchen, following steps must be taken:

a) The door and windows should be opened to allow the gas to escape.

b) The source of gas leakage should be checked and then set right with the help of a gas mechanic.

Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.

Which of the following is more environment friendly ?

Lakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur - Physics