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This database contains detailed information on various sorbents (materials used to absorb chemicals) with a particular emphasis on the compunds abilities to absorb oil from tanker spills.
Environment and Climate Change Canada provides a petroleum product database to be used in oil spill research and response. This database includes the physical properties, chemical composition, and environmental behavior of various types of oils and petroleum products. Original publication: Jokuty, Paula, et al., A Catalogue of Crude Oil and Oil Product Properties, Report EE-165, Environment and Climate Change Canada, 1999. Recommended citation: Environment and Climate Change Canada, A Catalogue of Crude Oil and Oil Product Properties (1999)- Revised 2022, Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2022.