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24194

Sigma-Aldrich

Ethanol

absolute, denaturated with 0.5-1.5 Vol.% 2-butanone and approx. 0.001% Bitrex (GC), ≥98% (GC)

Synonym(s):
Ethyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
CH3CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
46.07
Beilstein:
1718733
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

vapor density

1.59 (vs air)

vapor pressure

44.6 mmHg ( 20 °C)

grade

absolute

assay

≥98% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

683 °F

quality

denaturated with 0.5-1.5 Vol.% 2-butanone and approx. 0.001% Bitrex (GC)

shelf life

~5 yr

expl. lim.

19 %, 60 °F

availability

available only in Switzerland (Distribution and use of ethyl alcohol require a license from the Swiss Federal Alcohol Administration)

impurities

≤0.002% free acid (as CH3COOH)
≤0.2% water (Karl Fischer)
0.001% bitrex
0.5-1.5 % (v/v) methyl ethyl ketone (GC)

refractive index

n20/D 1.3600 (lit.)

pH

7.0 (20 °C, 10 g/L)

bp

78 °C (lit.)

mp

−114 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble (completely)

density

0.789 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

suitability

corresponds for identity

SMILES string

CCO

InChI

1S/C2H6O/c1-2-3/h3H,2H2,1H3

InChI key

LFQSCWFLJHTTHZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Footnote

1Distribution and use of ethyl alcohol in Switzerland require a license from the Swiss Federal Alcohol Administration

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Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

55.4 °F

Flash Point(C)

13 °C

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