METHANOL                                                                        

REF.NO: 60-10-051-00

A

FORMULA  :CH3OH

F .Wt  :32.04

B

                                            SPECIFICATIONS

1

Appearance

Clear liquid free from suspended matter, sediments and turbidity.

2

IR spectrum

To match the control curve.

3

UV  Vis spectrum

0.4 max absorbance at 230 nm & 0.1 max at 280 nm and above

4

Assay:  Gas chromatography

Min : 99.8%

5

Acetibe

Max :0.001 %

6

Titratable acid

Max:0.0003 %

7

Permanganate  test

Min :5 minutes

8

Solubility in water

Complete in 15 ml methanol /45 ml water

9

Water

Max :0.1 %

10

Density of 20o C

0.792 -0.793

11

Distillation range at sea level

64oC

12

Evaporation residue

Max :0.001 %

13

Aldehydes

Absent to test

14

Iron

Max : 0.05 mg /lit

15

Heavy metals

Absent to test

16

Clarity in 2N NaoH solution

To pass

17

 Nessler’s reaction

To pass

C

Quantity of sample required for test

2 liters

D

Mode of packing

 Tanker / Drums.