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Title 27Chapter ISubchapter APart 21Subpart E → §21.105


Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco Products and Firearms
PART 21—FORMULAS FOR DENATURED ALCOHOL AND RUM
Subpart E—Specifications for Denaturants


§21.105   Citronella oil, natural.

(a) Java type:

(1) Alcohol content (as Geraniol). Not less than 85 percent by weight.

(2) Aldehyde content (as Citronellal). Not less than 30 percent by weight.

(3) Refractive index at 20 °C. 1.4660 to 1.4745.

(4) Specific gravity at 25 °/25 °C. 0.875 to 0.893.

(5) Odor. Characteristic odor.

(b) Ceylon type:

(1) Alcohol content (as Geraniol). Not less than 55 percent by weight.

(2) Aldehyde content (as Citronellal). Not less than 7 percent by weight.

(3) Refractive index at 20 °C. 1.4790 to 1.4850.

(4) Specific gravity at 25 °/25 °C. 0.891 to 0.904.

(5) Odor. Characteristic odor.

[T.D. ATF-133, 48 FR 24673, June 2, 1983. Redesignated by T.D. ATF-442, 66 FR 12854, Mar. 1, 2001]

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