Alcohol Specifications

United States of America

Neutral Spirits

There are no national standards for neutral spirits, but each producer has their own specifications.

High Plains Corporation.

Grain Neutral Spirit Specifications.

Parameter

Specification

Method

1.

Proof

192.0 minimum
(192.0 maximum for U.S.P.)

Hydrometry

2.

Ethyl alcohol, % v/v

96.0% minimum

Hydrometry

3.

Odor and taste

Characteristic

Organoleptic evaluation

4.

Appearance and color

Clear and bright

USP

5.

Acidity as acetic acid

5 ppm maximum

ASTM D-1613

6.

Aldehydes as acetaldehyde

3 ppm maximum

G.C.

7.

Ethyl acetate

5 ppm maximum

G.C.

8.

Methanol

5 ppm maximum

G.C.

9.

N-Propanol

5 ppm maximum

G.C.

10.

Iso-Butanol

5 ppm maximum

G.C.

11.

Iso-Amyl alcohol

5 ppm maximum

G.C.

12.

Hydrocarbons

Absent

G.C.

13.

Permanganate time

40 minutes minimum

ASTM D-1363-88


This product surpasses the requirements for "Alcohol" in the 23rd Edition of the U.S. Pharmacopeia (U.S.P.). It also surpasses the requirements for "ethyl alcohol" of the Food Chemical Codex (F.C.C.IV).

The production facility and product have been approved as Kosher.

Enquiries should be addressed to the Corporate Office.

Production facility: Corporate Office:

High Plains Corporation
1414 County Road "O",
York,
Nebraska 68467-9534.
Telephone: 1-402-362-2285
Fax: 1-402-362-7041
E-mail: highplains@navix.net

High Plains Corporation
200 West Douglas Street, Suite 820,
Wichita,
Kansas 67202-3008.
Telephone: 1-316-269-4310
Fax: 1-316-269-4008
E-mail: hipc@aol.com

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