Alcohol Specifications

Cuba

Alcoholes Finos de Caa S.A. ("ALFICSA")

Extra-Fine Rectified Alcohol

 

1. Appearance  colorless and transparent
2. Odor and taste neutral
3. Alcohol % v/v @ 20C not less than 96.3 %
4. Acidity, as acetic acid, mg/L < 2 (p.p.m)
5. Permanganate time, at 20C > 35 minutes
6. Aldehydes, as acetaldehyde, mg/L < 2 (p.p.m)
7. Methanol, mg/L < 5 (p.p.m)
8. Fusel oil, mg/L nil
9. Esters, as ethyl acetate, mg/L < 2 (p.p.m)
10. Higher alcohols, as iso-amyl alcohol, mg/L < 1 (p.p.m)
11. Non-volatile residue, mg/L < 1.5 (p.p.m)
12. Substances darkened by sulfuric acid nil
13. Acetone, mg/L < 1 (p.p.m)
14. Furfural nil
15. Specific gravity, at 20C 0.798

 

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