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Reagent Alcohol

reagent grade

Synonym(s):
Denatured ethanol, Ethyl alcohol, Reagent alcohol, Ethanol, RGA, denatured alcohol
CAS Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

reagent grade

Quality Level

vapor density

1.59 (vs air)

assay

≥89% (GC)

form

liquid

contains

5% isopropyl alcohol as denaturant
5% methyl alcohol as denaturant

expl. lim.

3.1-27.7 % (lit.)

concentration

100%

impurities

≤0.1% water

evapn. residue

<0.0005%

bp

78 °C (lit.)

mp

-114 °C (lit.)

application(s)

sample preservation

InChI

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

InChI key

LFQSCWFLJHTTHZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Ethanol, also known as Ethyl alcohol, is a primary alcohol. It is a colorless liquid that has low viscosity and is widely used as a solvent and intermediate in organic syntheses. It is miscible in solvents such as water, ketones, ethers, and other alcohols.

Application

Ethanol may be used as solvent in the following application:
  • Solvent in organic synthesis (Ex. Esterification reaction)
  • Solvent for cytofluorimetric analysis
  • Antimicrobial and disinfectant agent
  • Cleaning
  • Purification
  • General Chemical Syntheses

Packaging

1, 4 L in glass bottle
200 L in Pure-Pac™ 1

Features and Benefits

Reagent Grade solvents are the perfect choice for very general lab applications. Its specification is defined by assay and offering ≥95% purity.

Components

95 parts of specially denatured ethyl alcohol 3A, 200 proof, with 5 parts of isopropyl alcohol. Final concentrations are ~ 90% ethanol, ~ 5% methanol and ~ 5% isopropanol.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2 - STOT SE 2

Target Organs

Eyes

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

48.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

9 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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