The specifications committee is working to establish standard specifications for different grades of ethanol. Ethanol is a relatively new international commodity with different regional specifications. The IETHA committee is represented in the Brazil/EU/USA Tripartite Task Force which includes standard and quality entities from each region. The objective is to agree on scientific standards and practices to facilitate world trade. The growing industry requires quality, affordable and accurate analyses. IETHA will continue to participate in technical forums to harmonize test methods and help regulatory authorities.
IETHA RECOMMENDED SPECIFICATIONS OCT 1st'2007 (PDF: 152KB)