Ethanol Denatured Alcohol 5 Litre

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We are open to the Public and Business Customers during our trading hours. Once order is processed, we will send an email to confirm pick up in person from Sydney Solvents. Address is: Unit 3, 10 Production Place Jamisontown NSW 2750 P: 02 4722 5060

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  • Ethanol >99% Water <%1 Denatoium Bensonate 5ppm MIBK <2%
  • Contains denaturant
  • Industrial grade
  • Other names: Ethyl Alcohol

Ethanol is a clear colourless liquid made from a natural sugarcane process. The ethanol boiling point of ethanol is 78 °C and the flashpoint is 11 °C. The product is commonly found as ethanol fuel in e10 fuel, often referred to as grain alcohol or ethyl alcohol. Our ethanol is 99% with a 1% denaturant in it so it is not food safe or suitable for drinking. Ethanol can be used to extract oils, disinfectant, sterilise medical equipment, as a window cleaner, and there are many more uses. Additionally, ethanol is perfect for indoor or outdoor ethanol heaters.

Ethanol mixes well with water, and you will find that ethyl alcohol is a common ingredient in cosmetics, cleaners and fuels. When using ethanol on the skin as rubbing alcohol it is recommended to dilute it down to about 70%. You can also add in a fragrance to mix with ethanol to make as a disinfectant to use around the home.

Cleaning & Household Uses:

  • Window cleaner
  • Used for cleaning paints

Industrial & DIY Uses:

  • Oil extraction: Our ethanol is not food grade safe. It can be used in the extraction of oil however in terms of the processing and how to do that you may have to do more research. Food grade Ethanol requires a license, and we do not stock the product.

Use for fuel in Ethanol Heaters

  • Suitable for both indoor and outdoor heaters
  • Burns clean, leaves very little fumes or black marks
  • Alcohol smell is burnt off in heating

Ethanol vs. Bioethanol

Both the chemicals are designed to process the same way for all applications. The only difference is how the both ethanols are made. The bioethanol is considered to be made through an environmentally process, that is eco-friendly, whereas the ethanol is processed differently

Available Sizes: 1, 5, 20, 200 and 1000 Litre.

*All information provided is a recommendation. We cannot guarantee the uses as each application has various characteristics and therefore we cannot be certain it will work for you*  


  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Keep away from sources of ignition - no smoking.
  • Avoid contact with eyes.
  • Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
  • Keep container in a well-ventilated place.


  • Eliminate all ignition sources. Remove leaking containers.
  • Contain and absorb on suitable chemical material.
  • Restrict access to area.


  • Firefighters MUST wear full protective clothing and self-contained breathing apparatus.


  • If Swallowed contact a doctor or poison information center immediately and show container or label.
  • In case of contact with eyes rinse immediately with plenty of water and contact a doctor or poison information center.
  • In case of contact with skin, wash contacted area with soap and water.
  • If inhaled remove to fresh air.
  • If not breathing, give artificial respiration.
  • Prevent material entering sewers. 

For more details refer to MSDS. 

For emergencies, please call:

Information Regarding Pick Up

Can I pick up?

Yes, we are located in Penrith. Unit 3, 10 Production Place Jamisontown NSW 2750.

Are we open to the public? 

Yes, we are. You can buy direct from us paying card or cash. You don't need to be a business customer to buy. Anyone can walk in and buy from us.

We are open from 7:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Thursday and are open from 7:30am to 12pm.

What can you pay on pick up?

We accept cash or card (visa, mastercard, AMEX, eftpos). 

Information Regarding Delivery

We know you’ll be keen to receive your order as quickly as possible. Please make sure you provide us with:

  • valid delivery address (either residential or business) as we cannot ship our products to PO Box or Parcel Collect, and
  • Contact phone number so we can contact you if there are any issues with your consignment.

Our couriers require the customer’s phone number for each delivery. We can’t book your delivery unless you have provided us with a valid daytime phone number.

We pack every order carefully to ensure it reaches you in good condition.

Your order will be sent through one of our preferred couriers.

After payment has been received, your order will be processed by the following business day.

Shipping timeframes:

NSW, ACT 1 to 3 business days
QLD 2 to 5 business days
VIC 2 to 5 business days
SA, WA, TAS,  3 to 6 business days

Perth Enquiries we have additional shipping charges on 1 and 5 Litre items, and our 20 Litre items and above freight starts out from $130. We are working on alternatives. We cannot send Methylene Chloride to WA.

All consignments are tracked. The tracking number can be viewed in the email notification you receive after the order has been dispatched.  If you can't find it, or need help with tracking, please contact us.

If you have any questions about delivery, please contact us and we will do our best to make sure you’re happy.



Below are commonly asked questions. All answers provided are merely recommendations. Please do further research and test yourself. If you have any questions please feel free to ask.

Can you use ethanol to extract oil from plants?

We have not tested ethanol to extract oil but many of our customers use it. When it comes to deciding between isopropyl alcohol and ethanol to extract many lean towards ethanol as it is grain based whereas isopropyl alcohol is petroleum based.

It is recommended to use 100% ethanol when the product is being consumed as it can have health effects.

Customers have used our 99% ethanol to extract oil from plants and have said that it does work. They do need to do an extra step in order to extract the 1% of denaturant in it. We are unsure of this process.

What is ethanol used for?

Ethanol is used for a variety of applications such as cleaning, disinfecting, used as an anti-septic and you will find it in a lot of window cleaners and hand sanitisers. There are a wide range of uses.

Is the ethanol suitable for heaters?

Yes, they are. Ethanol heaters are designed to use ethanol. You can use our ethanol no problems.

What smell does ethanol give off when burning?

Ethanol has a unique alcohol smell. When using it in a heater there is an odour but it usually burns off.

What is denatured ethanol?

Denatured ethanol means that it has an additive know as a bitrex in it which means it cannot be consumed. This is added into the ethanol by the government. Our 1% bitrex contains <%1 Denatoium Bensonate 5ppm MIBK <2%.

Is it safe to drink ethanol?

No, it is not safe to drink denatured alcohol. The strength and bitrex is poisonous.

Do you sell 100% ethanol?

Unfortunately, we do not sell 100% ethanol alcohol. You do need a license to sell and buy the 100% ethanol and we do not sell it. You need to source it from a laboratory that specialises in 100%. It can be quite costly.

Great Stuff

By: on 21 March 2019
Used as fuel for my trangia while hiking. Fantastic stuff at a great price, delivered rapidly. Highly recommended. Will be buying from here again :)

Thank you Sydney Solvents

By: on 7 November 2018
I received the ethanol in very good time, nice product and nice price. Thank you.

Great service

By: on 29 August 2018
Excellent product, well packed, prompt dispatch, first class communications, simply put, "great service". Many thanks.

You get what you expect

By: on 7 May 2018
Good quality ethanol

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