Used where an uncoloured, industrial grade hydrous alcohol is required. Ethanol M95WP is a water white, primary, aliphatic alcohol, with a mild non-residual odour and it is miscible with most hydrocarbon solvents & chemicals, and completely miscible with water. It is used as a solvent for both synthetic and natural resins, printing inks and in the manufacture of lacquers, varnishes and cleaning compounds. Its mild odour makes it ideal for use in the manufacture of perfumes, hair products and pharmaceuticals. Generally referred to as being 95% Ethanol Without Paradine. Widely used fuel for Ethanol Fires.
Surface Coatings: Widely used in the surface coating industry as a solvent suitable for synthetic resins such as polyvinyl acetate. It is commonly used in the manufacture of nitrocellulose lacquers, vinyl resin solutions and phenolic laminating varnishes. It is often used in combination with aromatic hydrocarbons, esters, and ketones.
Printing Inks: Used as a solvent or co-solvent in the manufacture of both rotogravure and flexographic printing inks.
Personal Care Products: Used because of its low toxicity and moderate volatility. It is an ideal base solvent in the manufacture of personal care products where a minor water content is not undesirable.
Other miscellaneous applications include: Biological preservative, Sterilising medical and dental instruments, Manufacture of adhesive labels and Manufacture of cleaning compounds.
Note we are also bulk Ethanol suppliers in New Zealand.
Industrial customers who buy Ethanol are advised to download and read the Material Safety Data Sheet below.
Ethanol M95WP sold in: 1 Litre, 2 Litre, 4 Litre, 20 Litre and 200 Litre Drums.
Other sizes and contract packing also available, please enquire.