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Title 27Chapter ISubchapter APart 21Subpart D → §21.47

Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco Products and Firearms
Subpart D—Specially Denatured Spirits Formulas and Authorized Uses

§21.47   Formula No. 23-A.

(a) Formula. To every 100 gallons of alcohol add:

Eight gallons of acetone, U.S.P.

(b) Authorized uses. (1) As a solvent:

011.   Cellulose coatings.

012.   Synthetic resin coatings.

013.   Shellac coatings.

014.   Other natural resin coatings.

015.   Candy glazes.

016.   Other coatings.

032.   Transparent sheeting.

034.   Cellulose intermediates and industrial collodions.

035.   Soldering flux.

036.   Adhesives and binders.

042.   Solvents and thinners (other than proprietary solvents or special industrial solvents).

052.   Inks (including meat branding inks).

053.   Stains (wood, etc.).

111.   Hair and scalp preparations.

112.   Bay rum.

113.   Lotions and creams (hand, face, and body).

114.   Body deodorants and deodorant creams.

141.   Shampoos.

142.   Soaps and bath preparations.

210.   External pharmaceuticals, not U.S.P. or N.F.

244.   Antiseptic solutions, U.S.P. or N.F.

249.   Miscellaneous external pharmaceuticals, U.S.P. or N.F.

331.   Processing pectin.

332.   Processing other food products.

341.   Processing crude drugs.

342.   Processing glandular products, vitamins, hormones, and yeasts.

343.   Processing antibiotics and vaccines.

344.   Processing medicinal chemicals (including alkaloids).

345.   Processing blood and blood products.

349.   Miscellaneous drug processing (including manufacture of pills).

358.   Processing other chemicals.

359.   Processing miscellaneous products.

410.   Disinfectants, insecticides, fungicides, and other biocides.

420.   Embalming fluids and related products.

430.   Sterilizing and preserving solutions.

440.   Industrial detergents and soaps.

450.   Cleaning solutions (including household detergents).

482.   Miscellaneous dye solutions.

485.   Miscellaneous solutions.

(2) As a fluid:

740.   Refrigerating uses.

750.   Miscellaneous fluid uses.

(3) Miscellaneous uses:

812.   Product development and pilot plant uses (own use only).

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