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Ethyl Alcohol Absolute, ACS/USP Grade

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Ethyl Alcohol Absolute, ACS/USP Grade

CAS #

64-17-5

SYNONYM

Ethanol; Ethanol

FORMULA

C2H6O

PRODUCT TYPE

Organic

Product Specifications

ASSAY (BY GC, CORRECTED FOR WATER)

>= 99.5% (ACS)

ASSAY (BY SPECIFIC GRAVITY@15.56C)

>= 99.5% (USP)

WATER

<= 0.2% Wt. (ACS)

PROOF

Typical Result: 200.0

SPECIFIC GRAVITY

<= 0.7962 (15.56C) (USP)

IDENTIFICATION

Conforms to IR Spectra (USP)

COLOR (APHA)

<= 10 (ACS)

SOLUBILITY IN WATER

To Pass Test (ACS)

RESIDUE ON EVAPORATION

<= 0.001% (ACS)

NONVOLATILE RESIDUE

The weight of the residue does not exceed 2.5mg (USP)

ACETONE/ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL

To Pass Test (ACS)

TITRABLE ACID

<= 0.0005 meq/g (ACS)

TITRABLE BASE

<= 0.0002 meq/g (ACS)

ACIDITY

The solution is pink (30ppm, epressed as acetic acid) (USP)

METHANOL

<= 0.1% (ACS)

SUBSTANCES DARKENED BY SULFURIC ACID

To Pass Test (ACS)

SUBSTANCES REDUCING PERMANGANATE

To Pass Test (ACS)

METHANOL

<= 200 ppm (USP)

BENZENE

<= 2 ppm (USP)

ODOR

volatile liq., vinous odor, pungent taste

VAPOR PRESSURE

44.6 mm hg (20 c)

REFRACTIVE INDEX

1.365 (15 c)

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

46.08

COLOR

colorless limpid

FLASH POINT

(cc) 12.7 c

BOILING POINT

78.3 c

DENSITY

0.816 (15.5 c)

SURFACE TENSION

21.99 dynescm

AUTO/SELF IGNITION TEMPERATURE

temp. 362 c

NOTES

Ethyl Alcohol is one of the oldest and most widely used alcohols in a broad range of chemical industries, being used mainly as a solvent.

Use: ANTIFOAMING, ANTIMICROBIAL, ASTRINGENT, MASKING, SOLVENT, VISCOSITY CONTROLLING

FUNCTIONS

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