Alcohol Specifications

Malaysia

Chemical Industries (Malaya) Sdn. Bhd.

Denatured Spirits

 

 

 

Denatured Hydrous 
Ethanol

Denatured Absolute Ethanol

1. Grade 

IMS

P 3A
2. Denaturant 5% v/v methanol 5% v/v methanol 5% v/v methanol
3. Characteristics

A colorless, clear, mobile and volatile liquid, boiling at about 78C, Odor spirituous and of wood naphta

A colorless, clear, mobile and volatile liquid, boiling at about 78C, Odor spirituous

A colorless, clear, mobile and volatile liquid, boiling at about 78C, Odor spirituous and of wood naphta

 

4. Hygroscopic

-

- yes
5. Identification

A deep violet color produced from decolorized magenta

6. Miscibility

Completely miscible with water, chloroform, ether and glycerol

7. Acidity, as acetic acid, p.p.m

48 max.

1000 max. 48 max.
8. Alkalinity

nil

nil nil
9. Clarity of solution

clear

clear clear
10. Apparent density, at 20C, kg/m3

811.6 max.

811.6 max. 792.8 max.
11. Aldehydes, as acetaldehyde, p.p.m

50 max.

1000 max. 50 max.
12. Non-volatile matter, p.p.m 100 max. 2000 max. 100 max.
13. Water content by Karl Fischer, % w/w - - 0.6 max.
14. Specific gravity (20/20C) 0.8087 max. 0.8126 max. 0.7935 max.
15. British Pharmacopoeia 1993 complies complies complies

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