Methanol (CH3OH)
Methanol (CH3OH)

Methanol (CH3OH)


Methanol (CH3OH)

GSFC has production capacity of 525 MTPD of Methanol. The product conforms to the highest purity grade of 'US Federal AA'.

Parameters Specification
Appearance Clear and free of suspended matter
Purity (%) Min 99.85
Specific Gravity at 20°/20° Max. 0.7928
Water (% by wt.) Max. 0.10
Colour (Pt-Co Scale ) Max. No. 5
Distillation Range at 760 mm, Max. 1.0°C(and shall include 64.6(+/-) 0.1°C)
Acidity as Acetic Acid (% by wt.) Max. 0.003
Non Volatile Matter (mg/100 ml.) Max. 10
Permanganate Time No discharge of colour in 30 mins.
Carbonisable Impurities Max. 30
U.N. No. 1230

     It has uses in the following:

  • Formaldehyde
  • Acetic Acid
  • MTBE, etc
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • DMT
  • DiMethyl Amines
  • Acetic Acid
  • Chloromethane
  • Methyl Amines
  • Others

Sold in carbon steel tankers

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