Author: Brandon Bahr
CDA 12A is simply a blend between two different chemicals, both hydrocarbons & solvents. The starting product is 200 proof ethanol (hitting either the FCC, or preferably, USP purity specifications), blended with 5% Heptane.
This article will provide you with valuable insight regarding CDA 12A, hoping to clear up the most asked questions on the new chemical solution commonly used as a botanical solvent.
What does CDA 12A stand for?
What Does CDA 12A Stand For? CDA is simply an acronym for Completely Denatured Alcohol. Denatured ethanol is blended with a chemical that is not meant for human consumption and is toxic if consumed. There are different classifications of denatured alcohols and they each have different implications on how the alcohol is tracked, taxed and used. I will talk more about the tax implications below!
What is CDA 12A Used For?
CDA 12A is primarily used for laboratory and research use. It is becoming more and more popular as a process solvent for various pharmaceutical and botanical purposes. Specifically, the cannabis and hemp industries are utilizing CDA 12A for use in ethanol extraction to remove the oil based cannabinoids from the plant.
Most recently, CDA 12A has grown in popularity due to the boom in the cannabis and hemp industries. The hemp extracts are produced for use in consumer packaged goods like CBD gummies, CBD oil drops & tinctures, CBD skincare & topicals.
One can also find other cannabinoids in hemp extracts like CBG, CBC, CBN, CBL, delta 9 THC, delta 8 THC amongst others. In addition, these hemp extracts contain terpenes that are naturally produced by the plant and used as fragrance / flavor as a bonus to the numerous health benefits.
In legalized states for medicinal and recreational cannabis, these extracts are used to fuel the dispensaries with various products for patients and consumers to enjoy. The most popular uses for cannabis extracts are for tinctures and edibles like THC chocolates and gummies.
There are multiple benefits to explore when deciding what hydrocarbon(s) to use during extraction and post processing. We will explore these benefits below.
Annoyances Associated with Pure Ethanol
Most business decisions are driven by costs and other factors like time and resources.
When purchasing pure ethanol, you face a few obstacles - especially regarding the TTB (Alcohol & Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau)
Benefits of CDA 12A vs Pure Ethanol
CDA 12A is hassle free!!
How to Buy CDA 12A
CDA 12A is for sale in two purities.
CDA 12A is for sale in four shipping sizes.
CDA 12A is a great option to save time, money and hassle. It is an impressive alternative to pure ethanol for certain pharmaceutical uses along with botanical extraction. There is a rising demand for this mixture of hydrocarbons due to the growth of the hemp and cannabis industries.
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