Denatured

What is Denatured?

Denatured meaning Fuel ethanol that is rendered unfit for human consumption by the addition of a petroleum denaturant, typically pentanes plus or conventional motor gasoline. Fuel ethanol is usually denatured prior to transport from the ethanol production facility, by adding 2- to 5-volume-percent denaturant.

 

reference: Glossary – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

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