Ethanol 96% (192 proof)

192 proof Ethanol

If you’re business is interest in pharma or electronic grade alcohol, our Ethanol 96% (192 proof) is the product for you. We are able to supply the highest quality and do so consistently in order to meet your distinctive demands.

Our Ethanal 96% is made by fermenting sugarcane molasses, grain or sugarbeet. After fermentation, the ethanol is purified through repeated distillation and rectified to 96% alcohol content.

What is Ethanol 96%?

192 proof ethanol, or ethanol 96% is a high purity medical grade ethyl alcohol. This rectified spirit is made by fermenting sugarcane molasses, grain or sugarbeet. After fermentation, the ethanol is purified through repeated distillation and rectified to 96% alcohol content. As a bulk supplier of ethanol, Sasma offers various bulk packaging options of this 192 proof extra neutral alcohol.

Quality and Certifications

To meet the pharmaceutical and medical industry quality requirements our 192 proof ethanol complies with United States Pharmacopeia (USP), British Pharmacopeia (BP), Japanese Pharmacopeia (JP) and European Pharmacopeia (EP) standards. It is also GMO free and is produced at a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certified site in accordance with GMP conditions.
96% ethanol has the UN1170 code for transport. Product batch release certificates are possible upon request.

Why work with Sasma?

We meet your distinctive demands, working flexibly and dependably. Sasma is an ISO 22000:2018 certified company. Besides adhering to strict quality standards, we can also filter 96% ethanol according to special micronfilter requirements upon request. We are able to supply the highest quality and do so consistently.

Applications and Use

Ethanol uses include the production of pharmaceuticals and the production of disinfectants. This kosher alcohol is used as a solvent in laboratory use, and is commonly used for cleaning surfaces or making tinctures. Lastly, ethanol is used to dissolve water-insoluble medication.

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HOW ITS MADE

Ethanol is referred to as a first-generation biofuel. When producing ethanol, sources such as starches, sugars, or vegetable oils are broken down. During this process, these sources known as “feedstock” as converted from grains into biofuels that utilize enzymes and other living microorganisms.

STEP ONE

Choosing the Feedstock

During this step, the type of feedstock is chosen for milling. The most popular grains used for 192 proof ethanol are corn kernels or wheat kernels.

STEP TWO

Milling of the Chosen Feedstock

Once the grain is chosen, it’s time to begin milling. Milling refers to the biological process in which the kernels are ground into a meal, which is a form of flour. This process uses starches, which are long chains of sugar molecules that classify starches as carbohydrates.

STEP THREE

Liquefaction

Once milling is complete, liquefaction begins. This is the process in which water is added to the milled kernels to make ‘slurry,’ which is then heated to break up the long starch molecules chained together into smaller pieces. Alpha-amylase is an enzyme that is added to this mixture to speed up, or catalyze, the breakdown of starch molecules.

STEP FOUR

Saccharification

During this step, the starch molecules that were previously broken down into smaller pieces are now broken down into simple sugar glucose. This process uses the enzyme glucoamylase to catalyze this reaction.

STEP FIVE

Fermentation

Fermentation is the biochemical process in which glucose is broken down by yeast. Yeast are the single-cell microorganisms that are added to the slurry that get their energy from the glucose. As a result of this reaction, ethanol is produced.

STEP SIX

Distillation and Dehydration

The ethanol that was produced during fermentation only ranges from about 10 to 15% ethanol concentration. In order to become 100% ethanol, it must be concentrated. The process to do this is referred to as distillation. In this process, the ethanol is evaporated and condensed at its boiling point (which is lower than waters). The distillation process produced ethanol 95% with the remaining 5% of the mixture being water. Next is the dehydration process. During this process, the mixture is then strained to dehydrate it, producing pure ethanol. Adding a certain level of water will produce the desired percent concentration of ethanol

 

Applications and use
  • Production of pharmaceuticals
  • Solvent for laboratory use and tinctures
  • Cleaning of surfaces
  • Production of disinfectants

 

Certificates

ISO 9001, ISO 22000, Lloyd’s Register

 

Available upon request

European Pharmacopeia (EP), Japanese Pharmacopeia (JP), British Pharmacopeia (BP), Non GMO, Kosher, GMP

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