Methanol is a colourless liquid with a low boiling point. It is used as a precursor to other commodity chemicals such as acetic acid and formaldehyde.

CAS number

  • 67-56-1

Typical Uses

  • Though commonly used as a performance fuel or fuel additive, it also acts as a precursor for formaldehyde and acetic acid, and various chemical derivates. 
  • Other uses include biofuel production and as a solvent for paint/plastics.

Other names

Methyl alcohol


  • Methanol is a clear, colourless, highly volatile liquid with a strong alcoholic odour and flash point of 9.7° C. 
  • It is miscible with water, ethanol, acetone, diethyl ether, benzene and chloroform.

Packaging Types

  • Cans, Drums, IBCs, Bulk

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