Ethanol, also known as pure grain alcohol, ethyl alcohol or drinking alcohol, is one of the most widely used recreational substances. As a disinfectant, it works by denaturing proteins and dissolving lipids, effectively destroying many types of bacterial and viral cells. Ethanol is typically used in concentrations of 70 percent, because higher concentrations evaporate too quickly and lower concentrations aren't as effective.
This product is listed in NEA’s Interim List of Household Products and Active Ingredients for Disinfection of COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) Virus.
The Fire Safety (Petroleum and Flammable Materials) Regulations 2005, storage of petroleum and flammable materials (P&FM) is under the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) licensing control.
Anyone who intends to store petroleum and flammable materials beyond the stipulated exemption quantities is required to obtain a licence from SCDF.
If you do not possess the P&FM storage license, we request that you activate an order or delivery only when you have fully consumed the P&FM products in your premises to ensure that you do not stock P&FM products exceeding SCDF’s stipulated exemption quantity.
Best Chemical Co (S) Pte Ltd holds no responsibility for violations beyond our control. Storage licence is not required if the quantity stored or kept is below the licence exemption quantity (i.e. 20 litres for most P&FM).
All storage of P&FM, regardless of quantity stored, have to comply with fire safety requirements for storage of flammable materials.