• Ethyl Alcohol, 1 gal., Reagent, Denatured
  • Ethyl Alcohol, 1gal., Denatured, Reagent
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Chemical Grade: A.C.S., 200
proof, denatured.
Formula: CH3CH2OH
CAS: Mixture
U.S. DOT: UN1987, Class 3, PG II
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Cat No. - NC-2405
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Description 

Our anhydrous ACS reagent grade 200 proof Denatured Ethanol (download formula SDA 3A) is specially denatured with methyl and isopropyl alcohols to render it unsuitable for consumption and meets essential lab requirements and is a good dehydrating agent.

It is colorless and mixes with water, methanol, ether, chloroform and acetone.

Undenatured ethyl alcohol is also available from The Science Company. Click here for more information.

Specifications...

  • Denatured alcohol formula SDA 3A (200 proof): 89.5 – 91.5% v/v.
  • Methanol: 4.0 – 5.0% v/v
  • Isopropyl Alcohol: 4.5 – 5.5% v/v.

Caution: Ethyl Alcohol is flammable and a dangerous fire risk. Ships to destinations within the 48 contiguous US states using Standard Ground. HazMat fee applies. Adult signature required upon delivery. Shipping to a commercial address suggested.

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Make Ethanol Jelly

Ethyl Alcohol, when used with Calcium Acetate, is popularly used to make Ethanol Jelly, also known as "California Snowballs", or STERNO™.

You can easily create your own ethanol jelly fire-starter by mixing a saturated solution of calcium acetate with ethyl alcohol. This way the ethanol fuel is more practical to store and transport.

Here is the recipe:

  1. First make a saturated calcium acetate solution by mixing 17 gm calcium acetate with 40ml of water.
  2. Next, in a separate container, measure about 100ml of ethyl alcohol.
  3. Add the ethyl alcohol to the calcium acetate solution and stir. You should see a jelly-like substance form instantly.
  4. Pour off any excess liquid and store the ethanol jelly in a ziplock bag until needed.

Historical note...the basic commercial mixture was invented around 1900 with an evolution since of names. In 1918 the manufacturer promoted the product as a gift for a soldier going overseas. NOW the mixture is commercially called STERNO™ to use as a food warmer.

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