PHR1070

Supelco

Dehydrated Alcohol

Pharmaceutical Secondary Standard; Certified Reference Material

Synonym(s):
Ethanol, Ethyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
CH3CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
46.07
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1718733
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

certified reference material
pharmaceutical secondary standard

vapor density

1.59 (vs air)

vapor pressure

44.6 mmHg ( 20 °C)

form

neat

CofA

current certificate can be downloaded

autoignition temp.

683 °F

expl. lim.

19 %, 60 °F

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.3600 (lit.)

bp

78 °C (lit.)

mp

−114 °C (lit.)

density

0.789 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

pharmacopeia traceability

traceable to USP 1012772

SMILES string

CCO

InChI

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

InChI key

LFQSCWFLJHTTHZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Pharmaceutical secondary standards for application in quality control provide pharma laboratories and manufacturers with a convenient and cost-effective alternative to the preparation of in-house working standards. Dehydrated Alcohol is a common organic solvent that is widely used in chemistry, biochemistry, and molecular biology. It is also utilized in pharmaceutical and perfume manufacture. It is also employed in in vivo studies on alcohol-related pathology.

Application

These Secondary Standards are qualified as Certified Reference Materials. These are suitable for use in several analytical applications including but not limited to pharma release testing, pharma method development for qualitative and quantitative analyses, food and beverage quality control testing, and other calibration requirements.

Analysis Note

These secondary standards offer multi-traceability to the USP, EP (PhEur) and BP primary standards, where they are available.

Other Notes

This Certified Reference Material (CRM) is produced and certified in accordance with ISO 17034 and ISO/IEC 17025. All information regarding the use of this CRM can be found on the certificate of analysis.

Footnote

1Distribution and use of ethyl alcohol in Switzerland require a license from the Swiss Federal Alcohol Administration
To see an example of a Certificate of Analysis for this material enter LRAC1686 in the slot below. This is an example certificate only and may not be the lot that you receive.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

RIDADR

UN1170 - class 3 - PG 2 - Ethanol

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

55.4 °F

Flash Point(C)

13 °C

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