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e-CFR data is current as of March 26, 2020

Title 27Chapter ISubchapter APart 21Subpart D → §21.63


Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco Products and Firearms
PART 21—FORMULAS FOR DENATURED ALCOHOL AND RUM
Subpart D—Specially Denatured Spirits Formulas and Authorized Uses


§21.63   Formula No. 36.

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

Three gallons of ammonia, aqueous, 27 to 30 percent by weight; 3 gallons of strong ammonia solution, N.F.: 17.5 pounds of caustic soda, liquid grade, containing 50 percent sodium hydroxide by weight; 8.75 pounds of potassium hydroxide, on an anhydrous basis or 12.0 pounds of caustic soda, liquid grade, containing 73 percent sodium hydroxide by weight.

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

141.   Shampoos.

142.   Soap and bath preparations.

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

450.   Cleaning solutions (including household detergents).

(2) As a raw material:

530.   Ethylamines.

540.   Dyes and intermediates.

579.   Other chemicals.

(3) Miscellaneous uses:

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

[T.D. ATF-133, 48 FR 24673, June 2, 1983, as amended by T.D. TTB-140, 81 FR 59461, Aug. 30, 2016]

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