Ethanol Fuels

Ethanol can be purchased and delivered in all types of volumes and methods. At Geneva International, we pride ourselves in getting you what you need, when you need it – no excuses. Contact us today to start a conversation on how we might be able to help you with your needs. See below for more specifics on just some of the Ethanol products we carry. Table 6: ASTM D 4806 Standard Specification for Denatured Fuel Ethanol
Property Specification ASTM Test Method
Ethanol, vol%. Min 92.1 D 5501
Methanol, vol% max. 0.5
Solvent-washed gum, mg/100 ml max 5.0 D 381
Water content, vol% max. 1.0 E 203
Denaturant content, Vol% min Vol% max 1.96 4.76
Inorganic Chloride content, mass ppm (mg/L) max  40  D 512
Copper content, mg/kg max.  0.1  D 1688
Acidity (as acetic acid CH3COOH), mass% max  0.007  D 1613
pHe  6.5 – 9.0  D 6423
Total sulphur  %wt 0.02
Appearance  Visibly free of suspended or precipitated contaminants (Bright & Clear)
Table 7: ASTM D 5798 Standard Specification for Fuel Ethanol (Ed75–Ed85)
Property Specification ASTM Test Method
Ethanol + higher alcohols vol% minimum 70 – 79 1 D 5501
Hydrocarbon vol% 2 17-30 1 D 4815
Vapor Pressure, kPa 38-83 1 D4953 / 5190 / 5191
Lead, max, mg/l 2.6-3.9 1 D 5059
Phosphorus, max, mg/l 0.2-0.4 1  D 3231
Sulfur, mg/kg , max 4 210-300 1 D 1266 / 2622 / 3120 / 5453
Methanol, vol%, max 0.5 D 4815
Higher Alcohols (C3-C8) vol%, max 2 D 4815
Acidity (as acetic acid), mass% (mg/l), max 0.005 (40) D 1613
Solvent-washed gum Content mg/100 ml, max 5 D 381
pHe 6.5 – 9.0  D 6423
Unwashed gum content, mg/100 ml, max 20 D 381
Total chlorine as chlorides, mg/kg, max 2 D 4929 B
Inorganic chloride, mg/kg, max 1 D 512 / 2988
Copper, mg/l, max 0.07 D 1688 Modified
Water, mass%, max 1.0 E 203 / E 1064
Appearance @ higher of ambient temperature or 210C Visibly free of suspended or precipitated contaminants (clear & bright)
  1. Three vapor pressure classes are provided for varied seasonal and climatic changes per geographical location.
  2. The hydrocarbons may contain aliphatic ethers as blending components that are customarily used for automotive spark-ignition engine fuel.
  3. The denaturant for the denatured fuel ethanol used in making fuel ethanol (Ed75-Ed85) shall meet the requirements of ASTM specification D 4806
  4. Superseded 1 January 2004 by Federal specification of 30 ppm max.