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Food grade alcohol, non-denatured ethanol and organic ethanol are pure ethyl alcohols that are safe to use to make herbal extracts, essential oils, tinctures and perfumes because they have not been denatured with unsafe additives. Buy Pure Ethanol 100% Food Grade Non-Denatured Ethyl Alcohol for solvent extraction from Lab Alley. Lab Alley sells high proof alcohol (200, 190 & 140 Proof Ethanol) in small and bulk size quantities.


NOVEMBER 28 2021 - Pictured Above Are 5 Bottles Of Medicinal Oils Derived From Plants - Buy 100% Pure Ethanol For Extraction At Lab Alley. Order The Highest Purities And The Best Grades Of Non-Denatured Ethanol For Commercial Solvent Extraction Applications That Remove Soluble Components From Medicinal Plants And Botanical Herbs - Food Grade, Extraction Grade, ACS Grade, FCC Grade, USP Grade, HPLC Grade And Kosher

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Buy 1 gallon bottles of 100% pure ethanol (200 proof) for extraction at Lab Alley. Order the highest purities and the best grades of non-denatured ethyl alcohol in 5 gallon pails for use in commercial solvent extraction applications.

Manufacturing facilities that use large-scale extraction systems purchase pure ethanol from Lab Alley. They order bulk 55 gallon drums of food grade ethanol for extraction, and 55 gallon drums of pure FCC grade ethanol 200 proof.

Ethanol extraction labs in the United States that produce high quality extracts by removing soluble (dissolvable) components from medicinal plants and botanical herbs, call Lab Alley at 512-668-9918 to order 55 gallon drums of non-denatured ethanol 190 proof (95%).

Large extraction companies that use commercial ethanol extractors in the US and Canada buy 270 gallon totes of safe and pure 200 proof food grade ethanol to produce produce high-quality oils, edibles, topicals and botanical extracts from plants.

You can order food grade ethanol, extraction grade ethanol, ACS grade ethanol, FCC grade ethanol, USP grade ethanol, HPLC grade ethanol and kosher ethanol from Lab Alley. Perform ethanol (EtOH) extraction at ultra-low temperatures for the best yields.

Ethanol extraction is a cost-effective way to use ethanol as an industrial solvent to produce high quality botanical extracts from large volumes of medicinal herbs or plants.

Ethanol extraction is used in the process of making essential oils, tinctures and herbal extracts. Ethanol is as a solvent to remove key components from plants such as oils and terpenes. Use safe solvents such as food grade alcohol for ethanol extraction to isolate essential oils from plant materials.

Ethanol is a protic organic solvent. Extraction is a procedure performed to obtain metabolites from plants such as alkaloids, phenolics, flavonoids, glycosides, and others using selective solvents. Ethanol is a polar protic solvent. Ethanol is essential to extract the full phytochemical profile of the plants.

Ethanol is one of the best solvents for plant extraction facilities that want to remove fats, raw/ crude extracts, lipids, chlorophyll, proanthocyanidins, biomolecules, lignins, plant-based extracts, flavonoids, cannabinoids, terpenes, botanical extracts and polyphenols from plant materials and plant matrices. 

Extraction grade ethanol (food grade ethanol) is a term of classification for ethanol that is suitable for all food, beverage, medicinal and nutritional supplement applications in which the product, or derivatives of the product, come into contact with humans.

You can buy ethanol for botanical extraction applications from Lab Alley. Food grade ethanol is very safe, when properly used, for botanical extraction and processing. It is approved for use in food and beverage processing facilities.

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When Shawn Dunn from shroomworks needed high-quality organic cane alcohol quickly, he ordered safe and pure organic food grade alcohol online at Lab Alley.

Lab Alley delivered on time and also provided excellent customer service. Shawn ordered the Lab Alley Brand of Ethanol 190 Proof (95%) Certified Organic Sugarcane Alcohol (Food Grade) online, here.

Shawn Dunn, and his brother Justin, founded the company called shroomworks in Los Angeles, California in 2018. Their small business makes mushroom wellness supplements, functional mushroom extracts and tinctures using Lab Alley Brand organic ethanol.

Their mission is to spread the amazing health benefits of functional mushrooms by crafting products that are effective, approachable, and easy to use. Functional mushrooms have a health benefit beyond providing nutrition. 

Tincture makers, like Shawn Dunn, order food grade alcohol from Lab Alley to use as an effective solvent for plant extraction, because it is safe.

Certified organic food grade ethanol is sold in 1 gallon bottles at Lab Alley.

Pure 200 Proof Non-Denatured Food Grade Ethanol is acknowledged as a food safe ingredient because it has no additives. This is the highest proof ethyl alcohol sold to tincture and extract makers by Lab Alley. Lab Alley's loyal customers order food grade ethanol to use as an effective solvent for plant extraction, because it is safe.

Everything ingredient in their products is 100% organic and the tinctures that shroomworks produces contain no chemical or artificial ingredients. The Dunn brothers believe that real healing products need to be made from real ingredients that can be found in nature. These ambitious men bring mushrooms to the world in the most fun, delicious, and impactful way.

Organic Ethanol (ethyl alcohol) sold by Lab Alley is regulated by the FDA as a food ingredient. The Lab Alley Brands of Organic Alcohol, included Certified Organic Cane Alcohol (190 Proof), are simple alcohols with the chemical formula C₂H₆O.

Mushroom tincture makers use high-proof (190 proof) organic alcohols, made from corn and sugarcane, that are commercially available at Lab Alley, because they are very safe for consumption in tiny amounts. Tincture makers usually use at least 25% organic ethanol sourced from Lab Alley in their extracts. 

About Certified Organic Cane Alcohol 190 Proof

The Lab Alley Brand of certified organic cane alcohol 190 proof (95% ethanol) is used extensively as a solvent in the manufacture of perfumes. It is also used in the preparation of essences, flavorings, medicines, drugs, disinfectants and tinctures. Cane alcohol is considered to be more environmentally friendly than corn-based ethyl alcohol. Organic cane alcohol is commonly purchased online at Lab Alley in 5 gallon sizes.

There are many health benefits to using safe and pure 190 Proof Certified Natural Organic Cane Alcohol for tinctures, botanical extraction, perfume, skincare products and cleaning.

This food grade (FCC) solvent, sold in 1 gallon bottles, is an excellent non-GMO alcohol extractor of herbal properties and is commonly used to make herbal tinctures

The health benefits of organic sugarcane alcohol and organic corn alcohol sold by Lab Alley include fewer pesticides and heavy metals. Organic Cane Alcohol is made from certified organic sugarcane juice. Customers buy organic cane alcohol from Lab Alley in 5 gallon sizes to use in tinctures, alcoholic beverages and perfume.

Certified organic cane alcohol herbal tinctures are typically botanical extracts of medicinal plants or dried herbs that are dissolved in a pure solvent such as 190 proof organic sugarcane alcohol. 

The non-denatured Lab Alley Brand of Certified Organic Corn Alcohol 190 Proof is used for distillation, in laboratories for research, is safe for baking and is used in commercial manufacturing facilities. Lab Alley's 190 proof ethyl alcohol (FCC/Food Grade) made from non-GMO organic corn is an excellent excipient and process solvent for pharmaceutical purposes.

Austin, Texas, December 8, 2021 - Pictured here is a pallet load of organic cane alcohol sold in bulk by Lab Alley

Large tincture manufacturers, botanical and herbal extract makers, and skincare companies order bulk ethanol, pure certified organic food grade ethanol, extraction grade ethanol in bulk.

Organic cane alcohol is sold by Lab Alley in 55 gallon drums, 270 gallon totes, and pallet loads

Austin Texas Decembe 8 2021 - Picturd here is a 270 gallon tote of 190 Proof Certified Natural Organic Cane Alcohol Sold By Lab Alley

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NOVEMBER 25, 2021 - WHERE CAN I BUY BULK ETHANOL? You can buy bulk ethanol (200, 190, 170 Proof, 100%, 95%, 70%) in various grades online, by phone or locally at a Lab Alley distribution center.  You can order pure non-denatured food grade ethanol as well as denatured ethanol in handy 1 gallon bottles, portable 5 gallon pails, sturdy 55 gallon drums, 270 gallon totes and pallet loads.  Order ethyl alcohol in bulk quantities and sizes to use for solvent extraction, FDA-compliant hand sanitizers, herbal tinctures, cooking, cleaning, plants, perfume, to kill bacteria, to wash precipitates, for ethanol precipitation, to make alcohol and disinfectants.  For quantity discounts and wholesale prices for bulk ethanol, call 512-668-9918 to speak with an ethanol sales manager at Lab Alley.


NOVEMBER 25, 2021 - WHERE CAN I BUY BULK ETHANOL? You can buy bulk ethanol (200, 190, 170 Proof, 100%, 95%, 70%) in various grades online, by phone or locally at a Lab Alley distribution center.

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For quantity discounts and wholesale prices for bulk ethanol, call 512-668-9918 to speak with an ethanol sales manager at Lab Alley.

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Lab Alley sells certified organic food grade ethanol which is produced from raw materials grown by certified organic farmers that don't use artificial fertilizers, pesticides and sewage sludge

Ethanol is an organic chemical compound sold online at It is a simple alcohol with the chemical formula C₂H₆O. Its formula can be also written as CH ₃−CH ₂−OH or C ₂H ₅OH, and is often abbreviated as EtOH. Ethanol is a volatile, flammable, colorless liquid with a characteristic wine-like odor and pungent taste.

Ethanol is an organic chemical compound sold online at It is a simple alcohol with the chemical formula C₂H₆O. Its formula can be also written as CH ₃−CH ₂−OH or C ₂H ₅OH, and is often abbreviated as EtOH. Ethanol is a volatile, flammable, colorless liquid with a characteristic wine-like odor and pungent taste.

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      Today, in 2019,food grade ethanol (pure non-denatured 200 proof ethanol) is gaining popularity, hailed as the safest and most effective solvent for extracting a full-spectrum concentrate intended for medicinal and recreational use. The terms "botaniacal extraction" and "botaniacal processing" are often used interchangeably. The "Four Pillars Of Quality Botaniacal Extraction" involve cultivation, analytics, extraction and biochemistry. Lab Alley ethanol products sold in the USA are perfect for the extraction pillar in the equation. The extraction process converts target molecules in raw material into a usable product.  Using ethanol as a solvent is very popular in the herbal and processing industry because it is relatively safe for edibles and oils that people consume every day. Buy chemical supplies, scientific instruments and equipment for home chemistry labs here.

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      Learn About Tinctures On Wikipedia

      A tincture is typically an extract of plant or animal material dissolved in ethanol (ethyl alcohol). Solvent concentrations of 25–60% are common, but may run as high as 90%. In chemistry, a tincture is a solution that has ethanol as its solvent. In herbal medicine, alcoholic tinctures are made with various ethanol concentrations, 20% being the most common.

      Other solvents for producing tinctures include vinegar, glycerol (also called glycerin), diethyl ether and propylene glycol, not all of which can be used for internal consumption. Ethanol has the advantage of being an excellent solvent for both acidic and basic (alkaline) constituents. A tincture using glycerine is called a glycerite. Glycerine is generally a poorer solvent than ethanol. Vinegar, being acidic, is a better solvent for obtaining alkaloids but a poorer solvent for acidic components. For individuals who choose not to ingest alcohol, non-alcoholic extracts offer an alternative for preparations meant to be taken internally.

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      An extract is a substance made by extracting a part of a raw material, often by using a solvent such as ethanol or water. Extracts may be sold as tinctures, absolutes or in powder form.  The aromatic principles of many spices, nuts, herbs, fruits, etc., and some flowers, are marketed as extracts, among the best known of true extracts being almond, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, lemon, nutmeg, orange, peppermint, pistachio, rose, spearmint, vanilla, violet, rum, and wintergreen.

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      A plant extract is a substance or an active with desirable properties that is removed from the tissue of a plant, usually by treating it with a solvent, to be used for a particular purpose. Extracts may be used in various sectors of activities: Food and functional properties for foodstuffs (antioxidant, texturizer, etc…), Processing aids, additives – chemical replacers, pharmaceutical for therapeutic properties - preventive and/or curative – cosmetic for functional properties for beauty and well-being, etc..

      Companies And Businesses In The United States Purchase Chemicals and Solvents From Lab Alley That Are Used For Botanical Analysis, Testing, Extraction, Processing, Refining and Analysis

      In the USA Botanical industry solvents like ethanol are used to produce botanical oils from plant materials. Ethanol can be reclaimed and reused and/ or evaporated off. Botanical extraction and processing facilities in the United States buy high purity liquid solvents from Lab Alley to separate and collect specific molecules from plant material. 

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        Solvents Sold By Lab Alley For Botanical Testing And Analysis

        Testing firms in the U.S. check for microbial contaminants and heavy metals in botanical products. Testing laboratories in the USA check for the presence of mycotoxins caused by molds, perform pesticide residue analysis and screening, perform residual solvent analysis and use infrared analysis to verify the potency of botanical extract products.  

        HPLC testing labs in the USA buy solvents (polar, non-polar and medium-polarity) and solutions from Lab Alley such as phosphoric acid 30% solutionacetoneethyl acetate (for HPLC mobile phase testing), HPLC grade chloroformACS grade diethyl ether (ether)heptanehexaneethyl acetatemethanolpentaneHPLC grade acetonitrile and ethanol. For more information on HPLC/ UV bioanalysis methodologies, click here.

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        Lab Alley sells a high purity (99.9%) grade of n-heptane. Heptane is widely used in laboratories in the United States as a non-polar solvent. In some botanical processing labs, heptane is used to replace hexane. Heptane and methanol are often used for botanical wax extractions. Although ethanol is the most common solvent used in large scale botanical extraction and processing operations, hexane and heptane are also used at these facilities.  Organic non-polar solvents such hexane are used to extract non-polar compounds from plant materials.

        Heptane, ethanol and hexane are used by industrial botanical extraction facilities and botanical processing facilities in the USA. Some botanical extraction equipment used at these facilities are compatible with ethanol, heptane and hexane. Heptane in 55 gallon drums are sold online by Lab Alley and are used by large scale industrial agri-processing facilities.

        How 200 Proof Ethanol Completely Denatured With Heptane Is Used In U.S. Botanical Industries

        Ethanol denatured with heptane is a high purity extraction grade. Ethanol and n-heptane are non-polar solvents. This extraction solvent is ideal the production of "crude botanical extracts". Crude extract is an unprocessed material that must be refined by Botanical processors to produce final products sold to dispensaries and consumers. Crude extracts are produced using ethanol extraction or CO2 extraction. End products such as vape pens and edibles have varying extraction requirements. Note that heptane should be purged from final Botanical products and crude botanical extracts.

        Heptane is used in the USA to dissolve or remove waxes/ lipids during the extraction process. Because heptane is nonpolar it is a good solvent for extraction. Heptane’s boiling point is around 209°F, so it is important to properly purge the heptane before consumption. When processing botanical extract the first step is to dry it out and then soak it in the solvent until it dissolves. Then the botanical extract can be collected from the solvent. Next is the purging process, because hexane is not pressurized the purging process may take longer than using ethanol denatured with hexane. But using heptane as a solvent has its benefits. It creates a more potent and flavorful botanical oil. Lab Alley provides fast shipping in the USA. You can order heptane for botanical processing facilities in a 55 gallon drum. Heptane is also used to remove botanical resin concentrates, as a "wash" for butane hash oil/ butane honey oil (BHO) products and for recrystallization processes.  

        Butane Hash Oil, or BHO, is a botanical concentrate (extract) produced using butane as a solvent.  Because of its effectiveness, pricing over CO2 extraction and purity - butane hash oil extraction is a popular process for manufacturing botanical concentrates in the United States. Consumers in the USA purchase vape pens that contain botanical concentrates which are evaporated during the inhalation process. 

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        Choose Between Two Types Of Extraction Grade Ethanol

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        Food grade ethanol is pure 100% ethyl alcohol. It is 200 proof. It is non-denatured. It is an essential chemical compound used in many plant processing facilities in the United States in 2019. Food grade ethanol is very safe, when properly used, for Botanical extraction and processing.  It is approved for use in food and beverage processing facilities. Excise tax and HAZMAT fees may apply to these products. 

        Excise Tax High Purity Ethanol (Blended and Denatured)
        The High Purity Ethanol Blend sold here by Lab Alley has one slight advantage over food grade ethanol. Although some botanical processors prefer to use food grade ethanol for use with more optimally efficient processing equipment, others prefer the high purity blend. Companies that want save money by avoiding paying excise tax fees buy a denatured high purity blend of ethanol that also safe for extraction purposes. Both types of extraction grade ethanol (200 proof and Blended) have different advantages and slight disadvantages related to price and quality. There are two blended versions, one with Hexane and one with Heptane. Specially Denatured Alcohols (SDA 2B-5 and SDA 2B-4) are denatured with N-Hexane and N-Heptane. Both are non-polar solvents used to denature 100% ethyl alcohol.

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        100% Ethyl Alcohol is sold in the USA by Lab Alley online here.  Food Grade Ethanol and High Purity Denatured Ethanol normally ship the next business day after you place an order over the phone at (440-653-8151) or online here. 


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          Advantages Of Using Ethanol At Botanical Processing Facilities
          Advantages over other common extraction methods- like alternative solvents (butane, hexane, isopropyl alcohol), hydrocarbons and supercritical CO2- include high yields, increased terpene counts, reduced impurity levels, and lower energy use. Entrepreneurs are working with increasingly thinner margins within which they can develop quality extracts, oils, and edibles. One of the largest expenses is the excise taxes associated with undenatured ethanol  used for botanical extraction.  

          How To Buy Tax Free Ethanol

          A breakthrough alternative that avoids excise tax has been developed in Colorado. It is a solution comprised of 95% ethanol and 4.5% n-heptane – an equally effective solvent that is legally sanctioned in Colorado - after which many states have since modeled their legal structure.

          Because n-heptane is unsafe for human consumption, this solution addresses two big problems:

          • An ethanol and n-heptane solution cannot be safety consumed by a human being, and therefore is not subject to the federal excise taxes that are notoriously high.
          • N-heptane has a similar solubility parameter to ethanol, and only a slightly higher boiling point than ethanol (ethanol’s boiling point is 78.37C, where n-heptane’s is 98.42C), making it an easy addition to the extraction process requiring very few adjustments.

          Pure 200 Proof Ethanol AdvantagesHigh Purity Extraction Grade Ethanol

          Companies using extraction grade ethanol report only slight changes to their  extraction methods and processes. Regardless, it is crucial to put products produced with unfamiliar procedures through vigorous analytical testing to ensure the product remains safe for market consumption. While pure n-heptane is a legal solvent under many state laws, it is not a food grade chemical, meaning it must be completely purged from final products, and of course, cannot be used in tinctures for edible manufacturing. You can buy tax-free 55 gallon drums of this ethanol solution in our shop.

          Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) Phone Numbers 
          Ethyl Alcohol and SDA Permits | Nonbeverage Drawback Alcohol/Pure Alcohol | Contact Info

          If you have questions about industrial alcohol regulations, call the Regulations and Rulings Division of the Alcohol And Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau in Washington, DC at 202-453-2265.  If you have questions about non-beverage drawback alcohol formulas and specially denatured alcohol, contact the Scientific Services Division in Ammendale, MD at 240-264-1594. Nonbeverage drawback alcohol is pure alcohol, the same as that used for consumption. However, when a manufacturer uses that alcohol in the production of a food, flavor, medicine or perfume that is approved by the Nonbeverage Products Laboratory as unfit for beverage purposes, he or she can claim a return on most of the distilled spirits excise tax paid. Click here for more contact information.

          Specially Denatured Alcohol (SDA) Information From Nonbeverage Products Laboratory
          SDA is alcohol to which denaturing materials have been added. Title 27 Code of Federal Regulations part 21 lists all the SDA formulas authorized by TTB. Manufacturers may use SDA in the manufacture of any product that is not intended for consumption. Generally, SDA is used in cosmetic products but its use extends to pharmaceuticals, chemical manufacturing, and products where SDA is the solvent or reactant.

          Process for Using SDA

          • Obtain a permit from the National Revenue Center to purchase SDA from a distilled spirits plant.
          • Complete a formula application, TTB Form 5150.19, Formula and/or Process for Article Made with Specially Denatured Spirits.

          Submit completed form to:
          Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau
          Nonbeverage Products Laboratory
          6000 Ammendale Road
          Beltsville, MD 20705-1250

          • Approval process takes approximately three weeks.
          • The formula must be approved prior to manufacture.
          • Direct any technical questions to 240-264-1588.

          Savings Projections

          Assuming a company uses 1 gallon of solvent per pound of plant material, and can successfully recycle 85% of their ethanol, companies who make the switch to high purity extraction grade ethanol can expect the following savings from Lab Alley based on annual output:

          • Facilities processing 250,000lbs. of material per year: $28,565,625.00
          • Facilities processing 100,000lbs. of material per year: $11,426,250.00
          • Facilities processing 20,000lbs. of material per year: $2,285,250.00
          • Facilities processing 10,000lbs. of material per year: $1,142,625.00
          • Facilities processing 7,500lbs. of material per year: $856,968.75
          • Facilities processing 5,000lbs. of material per year $571,312.5

          Using Pure Ethanol For Botanical Extraction

          For those concerned with any risks associated with introducing a non-food grade solvent in their botanical manufacturing processes, there’s no shortage of undenatured ethanol available in bulk from Lab Alley.

          Instead of using a denatured solution, many companies involved in edible manufacturing or those who cannot adjust to any solution other than pure ethanol opt to use 200 proof ethanol, also known as pure ethanol, absolute ethanol, or Everclear (Everclear is sold under its brand name of the same title but is the same as pure grain alcohol).

          Lab Alley sells pure, undenatured ethanol of various grades and sizes, from 1-gallon to 250-gallon totes. The most common unit of ethanol purchased by large botanical processing laboratories is the 55-gallon drum, available in our store.

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          This grade of ethanol is suitable for extraction facilities that process food, beverage, tinctures, herbs, supplements and plant materials.

          Buy Extraction Grade Ethanol For Botanical Extraction

          Many of Lab Alley customers buy extraction grade ethanol in bulk for use in large scale botanical extraction facilities in the United States. This polar solvent is used to produce high quality extracts along with high yields.  For mid-scale botanical extraction operations, ethanol extraction is often preferred to hydrocarbon extraction methods. Ethanol purchased from Lab Alley is excellent for producing full spectrum tinctures and extracts. For more information about buying ethanol for botanical extraction in the U.S., click here.

          Who Buys Food Grade Ethanol From Lab Alley

          Food grade ethanol is used to make nutritional supplements, cleaning products, tinctures, food products, herbal products, beverages and plant extracts. Food manufacturing companies, distilleries, firms in the herbal extract market, medicinal plant extraction operations, botanical extraction facilities, life science and biotech research laboratories and beverage manufacturers purchase food grade ethanol in large quantities. Laboratory technicians even use ethanol to makes sprays to sterilize their equipment. A large percentage of the businesses and organizations that purchase food grade ethanol from Lab Alley are located in California where large botanical processing facilities. These facilities make herbal concentrate products and high terpene full spectrum extracts and distillates which are sold to adult-use licensed dispensaries. Flow Kana operates the world's largest botanical processing center in California.

          Food Grade Ethanol Applications In The Botanical Processing Industry

          Botanical extraction facilities purchase food grade ethanol online from Lab Alley every day of the year. Botanical extraction facilities isolate specific compounds. Botanical xtraction grade (food grade) ethanol purchased from Lab Alley is used as a solvent by botanical processing industry firms to manufacture herbal products such as edibles and full spectrum tinctures.  Testing labs use solvents such as ethanol to perform HPLC (High Performance Liquid Chromatography) procedures to separate, identify, and quantify various components in a mixture. Herbal products such as essential oil that are sold to consumers, often list the component levels on the packaging. Labs obtain these measurements by using ethanol. Botanical companies are buying more food grade ethanol ever since President Trump signed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018.

          Buy Food Grade Ethanol For Botanical Extraction

          Many of Lab Alley customers buy extraction grade ethanol for use in large scale botanical extraction facilities in the United States. Botanical extraction facilities often buy food grade ethanol in bulk by purchasing 5 gallon pails and 55 gallon drums online through this website. Permits are not required to buy the food grade ethanol that is for sale here. This polar solvent is used to produce high quality extracts along with high yields. For mid-scale botanical extraction operations, ethanol extraction is often preferred to hydrocarbon extraction methods. Ethanol purchased from Lab Alley is excellent for producing full spectrum tinctures and extracts.  For more information about buying ethanol for botanical extraction in the U.S., click here.

          Permits Are Not Required To Purchase Food Grade Ethanol

          Lab Alley customers are NOT required to apply and obtain a valid Federal Industrial Alcohol User permit from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).  

          Buy Chemicals And Solvents For The USA Botanical Extraction And Processing Industry In The USA | For Oil Extraction | Compliant With ACS, USP, HPLC And ISO Standards

          Non-polar solvents such as hexane are used for botanical extraction in the medical industry.  Some medical polishing applications require greater purity and potency, so it is desirable to remove inactive ingredients like fats, lipids, and plant waxes, as well as any chlorophyll and other water solubles by using hexane to re-dissolve and filter compounds extracted from plants. For more information on polishing extracts, click here. Ethanol is also used in extraction processes. 95% HPLC Reagent grade hexane is used, along with water, to clean up or "wash" an alcohol extraction. Hexane must be evaporated, purged or scrubbed from botanical extractions for health and safety reasons. 


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