Ethanol

Ethanol:

IUPAC Name: Ethanol

HS Code: 22072000

Formula: C2H5OH

Appearance: Clear Colorless Liquid

CAS No: 64-17-5

Common Names: Ethyl Alcohol

Ethanol is a clear, colorless liquid that is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and distributed throughout the body. It has bactericidal activity and is often used as a topical disinfectant. It is widely used as a solvent and preservative in pharmaceutical preparations as well as in serving as the primary ingredient in alcoholic beverages. Ethanol has widespread use as a solvent of substances intended for human contact or consumption, including scents, flavorings, colorings, and medicines.

Ethanol has a depressive effect on the central nervous system and because of its psychoactive effects, it is considered a drug. Death from ethanol consumption is possible when blood alcohol level reaches 0.4%. A blood level of 0.5% or more is commonly fatal.

Ethanol Specification:
Items Standard Results Results
Appearance Clear, colorless liquid Clear, colorless liquid
Content 99.50min 99.8 %
Moisture 0.30max 0.0351 %
Evaporation residue 0.001max 0.0004 %
Acidity (as h+) 0.1max 0.03 mmol/100g
Density(g/cm3) 0.789-0.791 0.790 (20℃)/(g/ml)
Potassium permanganate-reducing 0.00025 max 0.00020 %
Methanol 0.01 max 0.0047 %
Hydroxy compound(as co) 0.003 max 0.003 %
Alkalinity (as oh) mmol/100g 0.005% max 0.0002 %
Color 10 5 apha
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