Alcohol Specifications

India

 

Indian Standard 6613 of 1972, Revised 1984

Requirements for Neutral Spirit

1. Relative density at 15C 0.81245 - 0.81679
2. Ethanol content, percent by volume at 15.6 C

94 - 96

3. Miscibility with water
Miscible
4. Alkalinity
Nil
5. Acidity, as acetic acid, g/100 ml, maximum
0.002
(20 p.p.m)
6. Residue on evaporation, g/100 ml, maximum
0.002
(20 p.p.m)
7. Aldehydes, as acetaldehyde, g/100 ml, maximum
0.004
(40 p.p.m)
8. Esters, as ethyl acetate, g/100 ml, maximum
0.01
(100 p.p.m)
9. Copper, as Cu, g/100 ml, maximum
0.0002
(2 p.p.m)
10. Lead, as Pb, g/100 ml, maximum

Nil

11. Methyl alcohol:
To satisfy test
12. Isopropyl alcohol, acetone and other ketones
To satisfy test
13. Furfural
To satisfy test
14. Permanganate decolonization time, minimum, minutes

30

Please note: The figures in parentheses for parts per million (p.p.m) do not appear in the original standard, but have been added here to facilitate comparison with standards of other countries.


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