SDA 3C – 200 Proof Ethanol Specially Denatured Alcohol


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lyAre you seeking a quality solvent perfect for cleaning, disinfecting, and other applications? Look no further than Specially Denatured Alcohol Formula SDA 3C! This versatile and practical solvent is popular among scientists, researchers, and hobbyists.

SDA 3C is a specially formulated type of denatured alcohol that contains a blend of ethanol and isopropanol. It’s often used in industrial settings, such as manufacturing and cleaning applications, due to its high potency and effectiveness.

Not only is SDA 3C commonly used as a solvent for chemical reactions and extractions in laboratory settings, but it’s also used in manufacturing products such as antiseptics, disinfectants, and cleaning agents. Moreover, it’s an excellent choice for cleaning and disinfecting surfaces in hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare settings.

But that’s not all – SDA 3C can also be used for other applications. For example, it can be used as a fuel additive, as a solvent for inks and dyes, and even as a hand sanitizer. It’s also a popular choice for cleaning electronic components and equipment.

Whether you’re a scientist working in a lab or a manufacturer looking for an effective cleaning agent, SDA 3C is an excellent choice for various applications. So why wait? Get yours today and experience the benefits of this excellent solvent for yourself!

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Solvent in Paints and Varnishes

Firstly, manufacturers commonly use SDA 3C as a solvent in the production of paints and varnishes. In fact, it dissolves pigments, resins, and oils, resulting in a smooth and uniform consistency

Cleaning Agent

Next, SDA 3C makes an excellent cleaning agent due to its properties. As a result it effectively removes stubborn stains and dirt from a variety of surfaces, including metals, plastics, and glass.

Printing Industry

Following, the printing industry also uses SDA 3C as a solvent for inks and coatings, as it improves printing quality by creating the desired consistency.

Automotive Industry

Further, the automotive industry utilizes SDA 3C to clean and degrease engine parts, brakes, and other components, as well as to remove paint and other coatings from cars

Aerospace Industry

Additionally, the aerospace industry uses SDA 3C as a solvent to clean and maintain aircraft parts, engines, and other components.

Pharmaceutical Industry

Also the pharmaceutical industry employs SDA 3C as a solvent to manufacture drugs, vitamins, and other products. Additionally, it serves as a disinfectant for medical equipment.

Fragrance Industry

Another key point, the fragrance industry uses SDA 3C, which is occasionally referred to as “perfumers alcohol.”

Electronics Industry

In similar fashion, the electronics industry applies SDA 3C to cleanse and eliminate contaminants from electronic components, including circuit boards and computer chips.

Textile Industry

The textile industry employs SDA 3C to cleanse dirt, oil, and other contaminants from fabrics.

Industrial Cleaning

All in all, various industries, such as food processing, manufacturing, and maintenance, use SDA 3C as a cleaning agent and solvent.

Common Names
SDA3C, SDA-3C, SDA 3-C, denatured alcohol, alcohol denatured with isopropyl, alcohol denatured with isopropanol, USP denatured alcohol, SDAG-9

Ethyl Alcohol 64-17-5
Isopropyl Alcohol 67-63-0

Pounds per Gallon

Melting Point
-143.99 °C (-227.18 °F)
Boiling Point
78.0 – 80.0 °C (172.4 – 176.0 °F)
Flash Point
14.0 °C (57.2 °F) *closed cup
Vapor Pressure
59.5 hPa at 20.0 °C (68.0 °F)


Risk Factors

Toxic by inhalation. Flammable, dangerous fire risk. TLV: 1000 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
Skin Corrosion / Irritation
Category 2
Eye Irritation
Category 2A
Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure)
Category 2



CDA 12A UN Number -NA1987
Proper Shipping Name: Denatured Alcohol (SDA-3C)
Hazard Class 3
Packing Group II

UN-No NA1987
Proper Shipping Name: Denatured Alcohol (SDA-3C)
Hazard Class 3
Packing Group II

Proper Shipping Name: Denatured Alcohol (SDA-3C)
Hazard Class 3
Packing Group II

Proper Shipping Name: Denatured Alcohol (SDA-3C)
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

Weight N/A
Dimensions N/A

270 Gallon Tote, 55 Gallon Drum