Alcohol Specifications

South Africa

Illovo Sugar Limited

Rectified Spirit and Absolute Alcohol

 

 

Specification

Units

Rectified Spirit

Absolute

1. Ethyl alcohol minimum strength 

vol%

96.4 99.9
2. Aldehyedes, maximum

p.p.m

5 5
3. Esters, maximum

p.p.m

30 30
4. Methanol, maximum

p.p.m

50 5
5. Higher alcohols, maximum

p.p.m

5 5
6. Non-volatile matter, maximum

p.p.m

50 50
7. Permanganate time, minimum

minutes

30 20
8. Odor

-

free from foreign odor free from foreign odor
 
  Properties      
1. Boiling point

C
F

 78.3
172.9
78.4
173.1
2. Flash Point (Tag Open Cup)      
 

ASTM D1310 Method

C
F

21
69
18
65
 

ASTM D56 Method

C
F

17
62
14
57

 

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