Why are gasoline vapors more flammable than liquid gasoline?

Answer Oxygen is required for gasoline to burn. There is far more oxygen in gasoline vapor than in liquid gasoline. This is why the flame is on top of a puddle of gas. Just the vapor is burning.

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My husband got gasoline in his mouth, will it poison him?

nope..but if he shows any side effects then you should take him in to get checked

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