Ethanol is a volatile, flammable, colorless liquid with a slight chemical odor. It is used as a solvent, a fuel, and due to its low freezing point, the active fluid in many alcohol thermometers. Ethanol is miscible with water and is a good general purpose solvent. It is found in paints, tinctures and markers.
A variety of denaturants are used for blending with ethanol, the most suitable denaturant would depend on your intended purpose.
Most ethanol or commonly known as denatured ethanol contains denaturants (such as methanol and isopropyl alcohol) which makes it taste bad or toxic to make it unfit for human consumption
Caution: It is not suitable for the use in manufacturing of medical wipes, hand sanitizer gels and aromatic blending such as perfumes, colognes, cosmetics, deodorant and room or car freshener.
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.