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24102 Sigma-Aldrich

Ethanol

absolute, ≥99.8% (GC)

Synonym: Ethyl alcohol

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vapor density   1.59 (vs air)
vapor pressure   44.6 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   LFQSCWFLJHTTHZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
grade   absolute
assay   ≥99.8% (GC)
autoignition temp.   683 °F
expl. lim.   19 %, 60 °F
impurities   ≤0.0005% free alkali (as NH3)
  ≤0.001% free acid (as CH3COOH)
  ≤0.005% aldehydes (as CH3CHO)
  ≤0.01% non-volatile matter
  ≤0.1% methanol (GC)
  ≤0.2% water (Karl Fischer)
refractive index   n20/D 1.3600(lit.)
bp   78 °C(lit.)
mp   −114 °C (lit.)
density   0.789 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Caution

Pertains only in Germany: Nicht zu Fertigungszwecken1

Footnote

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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN1170 - class 3 - PG 2 - Ethanol
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
KQ6300000
Flash Point(F) 
57.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
14 °C

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