Ethanol

What is Ethanol?

Ethanol is a flammable, volatile liquid that has no colour but does have a chemical smell to it. It is produced through a fermentation process using glucose that is derived from sugar, cellulose or starch.

Uses for Ethanol

Ethanol has a number of purposes. These include use as a solvent, a fuel and an antiseptic. Ethanol is also used as the fluid in post-mercury thermometers because of to its low freezing point.

Risks of Ethanol

As with all futures, ethanol can be used for both trading and hedging purposes. Trading ethanol futures should not be done by inexperienced traders without professional advice.

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