Alcohol Specifications

United Kingdom

BP Amoco Chemicals

Denatured Ethanol "B" (DEB)
(Hydrous and Anhydrous)

CHARACTERISTIC

GRADE

Parameter

Units

DEB 96

DEB 100

Test Method

Alcohol content % volume at 20 C

96.1 max
95.7 min

100.0 max
99.7 min
OIML
Water content % mass

6.6 max

0.5 max

BS 2511:1970
Acidity % mass as acetic acid (fixed)
0.003 max
(30 p.p.m)
0.003 max
(30 p.p.m)
BP Amoco Chemicals method
Total carbonyls % mass as acetaldehyde

0.02 max
(200 p.p.m)

0.02 max
(200 p.p.m)

BS 6392/2
ISO 1388/3
Appearance  

Clear and free from suspended matter

Clear and free from suspended matter

BP Amoco Chemicals method
Color Hazen
10 max
10 max
BP Amoco Chemicals method
Miscibility with water  

Complete

Complete

BS 6392/5
ISO 1388/6
Residue on evaporation % mass

0.005 max
(50 p.p.m)

0.005 max
(50 p.p.m)
BS 4524:1983
ISO 759:1981

Notes

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