• Ethanol
  • Ethanol
  • Ethanol
  • Ethanol

Ethanol

  • 中文名称:
    乙醇
  • CAS:
    64-17-5
  • UN Code:
    1170
  • EINECS:
    200-578-6
  • HS Code:
    2207200010
  • Purity:
    99.90%
  • Individual weight:
    160kg/matalpail/plastic bucket
  • Packing Category:
    Drum

Synonyms

Ethanol; Alcohol; Distilled spirits;; Ethyl alcohol, Aethanol; Aethylalkohol

Description

Ethanol is a primary alcohol that is ethane in which one of the hydrogens is substituted by a hydroxy group.  It is a primary alcohol, an alkyl alcohol, a volatile organic compound and a member of ethanols. It is a conjugate acid of an ethoxide.It mixes easily with water. 
Ethanol appears as a clear colorless liquid with a characteristic vinous odor and pungent taste.  Vapors are heavier than air.
It is also known as grain alcohol,  Ethanol is present in emissions from plants, fires, volcanoes, animal wastes, insects and natural fermentation of sugars. 
It has a role as an antiseptic drug, a polar solvent, a neurotoxin, a central nervous system depressant, a teratogenic agent, a NMDA receptor antagonist, a protein kinase C agonist, a disinfectant.Ethanol is an important commercial chemical.

Physical&Chemical Properties

  • Molecular Formula:C2H6O
  • Density:0.7893g/cm³
  • Boiling Point:78.2°C
  • Solubility:Colorless transparent liquid
  • Molecular Weight:46.07 g/mol
  • Flash Point:14℉
  • Melting Point:-114.1°C

Uses

1. In alcoholic beverages, which may contain up to 50% ethanol. 
2. as a solvent in cleaners and as a fuel additive.
3. In the production of other chemicals, pharmaceuticals, perfumes, and cosmetics.
4. As a fungicide and to regulate plant growth.
5. It is an ingredient in many consumer products, such as cleaners, sprays, inks, mouthwash, perfume and aftershave, and human and veterinary medicines.
6. Ethanol is a food additive.

Safety,Security&Risk

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