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Ethyl Alcohol 96% – Alcohol Ketonatus

Premium Ethyl Alcohol 96% offers maximum disinfection power against bacteria, viruses and fungi. Ideal for professional applications in laboratories and medical institutions. Evaporates quickly and leaves no residue.

 7,99 79,99


What is Ethyl Alcohol 96%?

DutchChems Ethyl Alcohol 96%, or ethanol 96%, is known for its exceptionally high purity and strong antiseptic properties. This makes it one of the most effective means of disinfection and sterilization.

This specific concentration is a powerful agent for eliminating pathogens such as bacteria, viruses and fungi. This concentration is also often used in medical and laboratory environments. This increased concentration evaporates quickly after application, effectively disinfecting surfaces and leaving no residue.

The use of this concentration is not limited to professional applications only, it is also a valuable product for the home. For example, you can use it to disinfect the skin before injections and other medical procedures. It can even be used to remove stubborn stains and ink.

When using this increased concentration, the risk of dehydration of the skin and materials is higher. It is therefore advisable to handle the product with care.

This concerns denatured alcohol, not suitable for consumption.

What can you use this product for?

  • Disinfection of medical instruments and surfaces in clinics and hospitals.
  • Cleaning of laboratory equipment and work surfaces.
  • Ethyl alcohol 96% can be used for general household cleaning, especially in kitchens and bathrooms.
  • Hand disinfection, when direct contact with the skin is unavoidable.
  • Preparing skin for injections or other medical procedures.
  • Removing stains and ink

Instructions for use for Ethyl Alcohol 96%

To open the bottle of ethyl alcohol 96%, first press the cap and then turn it counterclockwise to open the child-resistant closure.

Cleaning surface

  1. Preparation : First remove visible dirt and debris from the surface to maximize the effectiveness of the disinfection.
  2. Application : Carefully apply DutchChems Ethyl Alcohol 96% with a cloth, sponge or directly from the spray bottle to the surface to be cleaned.
  3. Disinfection : Due to the rapid evaporation properties of Ethyl Alcohol 96%, ensure that the surface is well covered and ideally allow the alcohol to act for only 15 to 20 seconds for effective disinfection.
  4. Drying : In most cases, it is not necessary to wipe the surface after disinfection; Ethyl alcohol 96% evaporates very quickly, leaving the surface quickly dry and clean.

Health and Safety


GHS symbol for flammable. GHS symbol for irritant.

Hazard statements (H phrases)

  • H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour
  • H319: Causes serious eye irritation

Precautionary measures (P-phrases)

  • P210: Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. Do not smoke.
  • P233: Keep container tightly closed
  • P305+P351+P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. remove contact lenses, if possible; keep rinsing.


  • Can Ethyl Alcohol 96% be safely used for hand disinfection?
    • Yes, but with caution. The product is very effective in killing bacteria and viruses on the skin, but can also lead to dehydration. Use a moisturizer after disinfection to hydrate the skin.
  • What surface can I safely use it on?
    • Ethyl alcohol 96% is safe for most hard, non-porous surfaces, but may damage some materials such as plastic, rubber and certain paints. Always test on a small, inconspicuous area before use.
  • How quickly does Ethyl Alcohol 96% evaporate?
    • Often within 15 to 20 seconds of application, depending on environmental conditions.
  • How do I store this product?
    • Store it in a cool, dry place, out of the reach of children and pets. Avoid storage in direct sunlight or near heat sources to minimize the risk of evaporation or ignition.
  • Is ethanol 96% more effective than lower concentrations for disinfection?
    • Ethanol 96% is effective at quickly killing microorganisms on surfaces due to its high concentration, but its rapid evaporation can reduce contact time. For some applications, a lower concentration, such as 70 , which stays wet on the surface longer, may be more effective.
  • Can I use it in food or drinks?
    • No, this alcohol is denatured and not suitable for consumption. It will definitely make you puke. It is intended solely for external applications such as disinfection.
  • Where can I find more information about ethyl alcohol?

Where can I buy Ethyl Alcohol 96%?

To purchase small quantities of Ethyl Alcohol 96%, you may be able to go to specific pharmacies or specialized drugstores. However, for those looking for premium quality ethyl alcohol from a reliable chemical supplier, DutchChems offers a solution. Our product is directly available through our online webshop, where you can place your order easily and safely. Each product is carefully packaged and delivered quickly to your home. For specific concentrations or larger orders, we are ready to provide a tailor-made quote.

Do you have questions about the use of Ethyl Alcohol 96% for certain applications, or would you like to know more about our products? Please feel free to contact us via the contact form on our website. Our expert team is happy to help you with professional advice and support.

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Volume (L)

1,0 L, 4x 1 liter, Box, 12x 1,0 L


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