• Made with 200 Proof USP grade ethanol​
  • Denatured with 99% 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.

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

Manufacturers often use CDA 12a in the printing industry as a solvent for resins and coatings. CDA helps dissolve these materials and keep them liquid, making them easier to apply.

Cleaning Agent in Electronics Industry

CDA helps remove flux residues and other contaminants from electronic components, ensuring proper functioning making it an effective cleaning agent for the electronics industry.

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.

Fuel for Industrial Applications

CDA 12a acts as a fuel for applications like portable burners and stoves.

Solvent for Adhesives

CDA 12a provides value while manufacturing various adhesives. CDA dissolves the adhesive material and keeps it liquid, making it easier to apply.

Solvent for Paints and Inks

CDA keeps paints and inks liquid. Thus, 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.

Additional information

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