Ethanol is an organic compound. It is a simple alcohol with the chemical formula C₂H₆O. Its formula can be also written as CH₃−CH₂−OH or C₂H₅OH. Ethanol is a volatile, flammable, colourless liquid with a characteristic wine-like odour and pungent taste.

CAS Number: 64-17-5
UN Number: 1170
Hazard Class: 3
Packing Group: II
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