Ethanol

ethanol, ethyl alcohol, alcohol anhydrous, Algrain, Anhydrol, ethyl hydrate, ethyl hydroxide, Jaysol, Tecsol, PL-1075 Rinse, ethyl alcohol USP 200 proof (USI), methyl carbinol, grain alcohol, ethylic alcohol, STCC 4909159, UN 1170, OHS08700

How to detect Ethanol

Formula: C2H6O | CAS: 64-17-5

Synonyms: ethanol, ethyl alcohol, alcohol anhydrous, Algrain, Anhydrol, ethyl hydrate, ethyl hydroxide, Jaysol, Tecsol, PL-1075 Rinse, ethyl alcohol USP 200 proof (USI), methyl carbinol, grain alcohol, ethylic alcohol, STCC 4909159, UN 1170, OHS08700

Ethanol is the starting point for a wide range of basic chemicals such as acetone, ethyl chloride and ethylene. It is an excellent solvent and fuel.

Specification

Specification Value/Information
Formula C2H6O
CAS no. 64-17-5
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV 3
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV 11
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV ZR
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar) 0.522
Molecular Weight, g/mole 46.0
Melting point, °C -114.1
Boiling point, °C 78.2
Flash point, °C 16.7
Upper Explosive Limit, % 19
Specification Value/Information
Lower Explosive Limit, % 3.3
Density, g.cm⁻³ 0.82
Ionisation Energy, eV 10.43
EH40 TWA, ppm 1000
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³ 1920
NIOSH TWA REL, ppm 1000
NIOSH TWA REL, mg.m⁻³ 2900
NIOSH IDLH, ppm 3300
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm 1000
OSHA TWA PEL, mg.m⁻³ 3900

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