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absolute for analysis EMSURE® ACS,ISO,Reag. Ph Eur

Ethyl alcohol
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storage conditions

Store at +5°C to +30°C.

Quality Level


ACS reagent


reag. ISO
reag. Ph. Eur.

vapor density

1.59 (vs air)

vapor pressure

44.6 mmHg ( 20 °C)
59 hPa ( 20 °C)


≥99.9% (GC)



autoignition temp.

683 °F


6200 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)

expl. lim.

19 %, 60 °F

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refractive index

n20/D 1.3600 (lit.)


7.0 (20 °C, 10 g/L in H2O)


78 °C (lit.)


−114 °C (lit.)

transition temp

flash point 12 °C


0.789 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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EMSURE grade solvents are suitable for a broad spectrum of classical lab applications, and are frequently used in regulated and highly demanding lab applications. EMSURE provides worldwide best and most extensive product specifications. We declare our EMSURE range to be in compliance with the ACS, with the reagent part of the European Pharmacopoeia (Reag. Ph Eur) and also with the ISO standards.


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

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