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1012768 USP

Alcohol

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym: Ethanol, Ethyl alcohol

  • CAS Number 64-17-5

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2OH

  • Molecular Weight 46.07

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1718733

  •  MDL number MFCD00003568

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329748951

  •  NACRES NA.24

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grade   pharmaceutical primary standard
vapor density   1.59 (vs air)
vapor pressure   44.6 mmHg ( 20 °C)
autoignition temp.   683 °F
expl. lim.   19 %, 60 °F
mfr. no.   USP
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)
SMILES string   CCO
InChI   1S/C2H6O/c1-2-3/h3H,2H2,1H3
InChI key   LFQSCWFLJHTTHZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.

Sales restrictions may apply.

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 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1170 - class 3 - PG 2 - Ethanol
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
71.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
22.00 °C

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