Food Grade Ethanol
Are you wanting to buy food grade ethanol (FGE) in South Africa to make your own cannabis oil?
What is Food Grade Alcohol?
Answer: “Food grade alcohol” means ethyl alcohol that is safe for human consumption because of it’s purity (ie lack of additives). Period. FG alcohol goes by many names in the industry, including “food grade ethanol”, “nondenatured alcohol”, “grain alcohol”, or “190 proof grain”, and “food grade EtOH”, “Anhydrous Ethanol”.
Perhaps you were wanting to buy Everclear alcohol but were unable to find it in South Africa. Don’t worry you can use this alcohol as it is just as good.
When making full extract cannabis oil, also known as Rick Simpson oil, you should always use food grade alcohol.
Why use food grade alcohol over denatured alcohol?
FGE is a powerful natural human-safe solvent, useful for lots of food safe applications that may come in contact with people. For this reason, food grade ethanol is especially useful in the kitchen, the laboratory, and the workbench.
Denatured alcohol contains toxic additives and is a lower quality alternative to nondenatured alcohol. Denatured alcohol cannot be substituted for nondenatured alcohol, but nondenatured can be substituted for denatured.
Do not use Isopropyl alcohol or benzene or other alcohol which may contain carcinogens like arsenic and cyanide.
This alcohol is 96% and is suitable for making cannabis oil.
Always be careful when using alcohol as it is flammable, never use or boil over an open flame.
Use our Ethanol Still Recycling to make cannabis oil and you can recover your ethanol.