• Made with 200 Proof USP grade ethanol​
  • Denatured with n-Heptane
  • No federal excise tax
  • This material requires hazmat handling


Completely denatured alcohol formula CDA 12a is a high-quality solvent widely used in various industrial applications. It’s a clear, colorless, and flammable liquid with a strong odor. CDA 12a is a specially formulated denatured alcohol treated with specific additives to make it unfit for consumption, ensuring it’s used only for industrial purposes.

One of the critical features of Simple Solvents’ CDA 12a is its high purity level, which makes it an excellent choice for various applications. It’s commonly used as a solvent for resins, coatings, and inks in the printing industry. It’s also used as a cleaning agent in the electronics industry to remove flux residues and other contaminants.

CDA 12a is an effective solvent for various organic materials, including oils, waxes, and fats. It’s commonly used in the manufacturing of pharmaceutical products as a solvent for active ingredients. It’s also a key ingredient in producing various cleaning agents and disinfectants.

In addition to its use as a solvent, CDA 12a is also used as a fuel additive in the automotive industry. It’s added to gasoline to increase its octane rating, which improves engine performance and reduces emissions.

The completely denatured alcohol formula CDA 12a is a versatile and essential solvent for many industries. It’s widely used in manufacturing, cleaning, and other industrial processes. It’s a high-quality solvent that offers excellent solvency power and high purity, making it a popular choice among industrial users.

At Simple Solvents, we take pride in offering the highest quality, completely denatured alcohol formula CDA 12a to our customers. Our CDA 12a is made to meet strict industry standards, ensuring that it meets the needs of our customers. We also offer fast and reliable shipping to ensure you receive your order on time. Contact us today to learn more about our CDA 12a and how it can benefit your industrial applications.

You must comply with all Alcohol & Tobacco Tax Trade Bureau (TTB), federal, state, and local laws. Simple Solvents may require a copy of state or federal licenses / permits when applicable, even when purchasing products that require a federal excise tax payment.




Solvent for Resins and Coatings: CDA 12a is widely used in the printing industry as a solvent for resins and coatings. It helps dissolve these materials and keep them liquid, making them easier to apply.

Cleaning Agent in Electronics Industry: CDA 12a is an effective cleaning agent for the electronics industry. It helps remove flux residues and other contaminants from electronic components, ensuring proper functioning.

Solvent for Oils and Fats: CDA 12a is an excellent solvent for oils and fats. It’s used to produce various cleaning agents, including degreasers, and to clean machinery and equipment.

Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals: CDA 12a is a critical ingredient in the manufacturing of pharmaceuticals. It’s used as a solvent for active ingredients, ensuring they are adequately mixed and formulated.

Fuel Additive in Automotive Industry: CDA 12a is added to gasoline as a fuel additive to improve engine performance and reduce emissions. It increases the fuel’s octane rating, ensuring it burns more efficiently.

Disinfecting Agent: CDA 12a is an effective disinfecting agent, making it a popular choice for hospitals and laboratories. It can disinfect surfaces and equipment, ensuring they are free from harmful bacteria and viruses.

Solvent for Adhesives: CDA 12a is crucial in producing various adhesives. It helps dissolve the adhesive material and keeps it liquid, making it easier to apply.

Solvent for Paints and Inks: CDA 12a is an effective solvent for paints and inks. It helps keep these materials liquid, making them easier to apply and ensuring a smooth finish.

Industrial Cleaning: CDA 12a is widely used in industrial cleaning applications. It’s an effective cleaning agent for machinery, equipment, and other industrial surfaces.

Solvent for Plastics: CDA 12a is an effective solvent for plastics. It helps dissolve the plastic material and keeps it liquid, making it easier to mold and shape.

Common Names
Denatured alcohol, denatured ethanol, denatured ethyl alcohol, cda12, cda12a, cda 12a, cda 12a-1, completely denatured alcohol with n heptane

Chemical Formula(s)
Ethanol C2H6O
N-Heptane C7H16
Ethanol 64-17-5
Pounds per Gallon
Melting Point
-143.99 degrees C (-227.18 degrees F)
Boiling Point
78-80 degrees C (172.4 – 176.0 degrees F)
Flash Point
14 degrees C (57.2 degrees F)
Vapor Pressure
59.5 hPa at 20 degrees C (68.0 degrees F)


Risk factors
Toxic by inhalation. Flammable, dangerous fire risk. TLV: 400 ppm in air.

Hazard Statement
Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames, and hot surfaces. No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical, ventilating, and lighting equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Wear protective gloves and eye and face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Seek medical attention. If eye irritation persists: get medical attention. If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand. Keep out of reach of children.

NFPA Hazard Classification
Health: 2 (Moderate) Materials that, on intense or continued (but not chronic) exposure, could cause temporary incapacitation or possible residual injury, including those requiring the use of respiratory protective equipment that has an independent air supply. These materials are hazardous to health, but areas may be entered freely if personnel are provided with full-face mask self-contained breathing apparatus that provides complete eye protection. Flammability: 3 (Serious) This degree includes Class IB and IC flammable liquids and materials that can be easily ignited under almost all normal temperature conditions. Water may be ineffective in controlling or extinguishing fires in such materials. Instability: 0 (Minimal) This degree includes materials that are normally stable, even under fire exposure conditions, and that do not react with water. Normal fire fighting procedures may be used.

Signal Word
Environmentally Damaging
Category 2
Acute Aquatic Toxicity
Category 2
Flammable liquids
Category 2
Aspiration Toxicity
Category 1
Skin Corrosion / Irritation
Category 2
Eye Irritation
Category 2B
Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure)
Category 3


NA Number NA1987
Proper Shipping Name: Denatured Alcohol (CDA 12A)
Hazard Class 3
Packing Group II

NA-No NA1987
Proper Shipping Name: Denatured Alcohol (CDA 12A)
Hazard Class 3
Packing Group II

Proper Shipping Name: Denatured Alcohol (CDA 12A)
Hazard Class 3
Packing Group II

Proper Shipping Name: Denatured Alcohol (CDA 12A)
Hazard Class 3
Packing Group II
Marine pollutant: Yes

Per DOT regulations, these drums & totes must be transported straight-up and safely tied down.
Please DO NOT transport the drum on its side as this is a highly flammable product and they can leak if transported horizontally.

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