industrial alcohol


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industrial alcohol:

see ethanolethanol
or ethyl alcohol,
CH3CH2OH, a colorless liquid with characteristic odor and taste; commonly called grain alcohol or simply alcohol. Properties

Ethanol is a monohydric primary alcohol. It melts at −117.
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industrial alcohol

[in′dəs·trē·əl ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
Ethyl alcohol that has been denatured by acetates, ketones, gasoline, or other additives to make it unfit for beverage purposes.
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New World competition has finally forced the EU to confront the inanity of paying a half-billion euros a year for surplus wines and turning them into industrial alcohol.
Meanwhile, current EU "crisis distillation" programmes - paying wine growers to convert their unwanted wine into industrial alcohol and bio-fuel - would be abolished.
The EU, the world's biggest producer, consumer, exporter and importer of wine, also spends around 500 million [euro] a year on so-called "crisis distillation," the conversion of surplus wine into industrial alcohol and biofuels.
Brussels has proposed ending compulsory distillation, where millions of Euros are spent turning surplus unsold wine into industrial alcohol.
Stuck with millions of bottles they cannot sell in a toughening global market, French producers hit the headlines this year for applying for EU subsidies to distil vast quantities of wine into industrial alcohol.
Tests on samples of the counterfeit product have revealed it contains industrial alcohol which could be potentially dangerous if drunk.
Many vineyards are being ripped up, even in Bordeaux, and the government is distilling large amounts of thin wine into industrial alcohol.
The European Union is due to set definitive five-year anti-dumping duties of up to Euro 250 per tonne on imports from China of the industrial alcohol furfuryl - up from Euro 181 in the European Commission's provisional measures.
The deal was said to be part of Arcus' strategy of strengthening its industrial alcohol business.
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