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The Methylated Spirits Regulations 1987

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I PRELIMINARY

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II PREMISES AND PLANT

    1. 3.Approval of processes, premises and plant for methylation and storage

    2. 4.Variation of approval

    3. 5.Entry of premises and plant

    4. 6.Provision of facilities etc.

    5. 7.General provisions as to approved premises

  4. PART III CONTROL OF GOODS

    1. 8.Storage of denaturant

    2. 9.Restrictions on taking goods into methylators' premises

    3. 10.Provisions as to redistillation and recovery of methylated spirits

    4. 11.Labelling of methylated spirits for medical purposes

    5. 12.Account of goods

    6. 13.Samples

  5. PART IV DENATURANTS, MARKERS, DYES AND CLASSES OF METHYLATED SPIRITS

    1. 14.Classes of methylated spirits

    2. 15.Mixture of spirits with denaturants, markers and dyes

  6. PART V OPERATIONS OF METHYLATORS

    1. 16.Notices

    2. 17.Vats etc.

    3. 18.Minimum quantity of spirits for methylation

    4. 19.Method of methylation

  7. PART VI MOVEMENT AND DISTRIBUTION OF GOODS

    1. 20.Security for spirits removed for methylation

    2. 21.Removal from warehouse etc.

    3. 22.Minimum quantity which may be supplied by a methylator

    4. 23.Marking containers

    5. 24.Restriction on the receipt of certain methylated spirits etc.

    6. 25.Procedure for supply of methylated spirits

    7. 26.Disposal of stocks in certain circumstances

  8. PART VII RECORDS AND RETURNS

    1. 27.Business records of methylators and authorised users

    2. 28.General provisions as to records

    3. 29.Returns by methylators

    4. 30.Returns by authorised users

  9. PART VIII REVOCATION

    1. 31.Revocation

  10. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      CONDITIONS TO WHICH DENATURANTS, MARKERS AND DYES MUST CONFORM

      1. Wood Naphtha

        1. 1.The wood naphtha must, to the satisfaction of the Commissioners,...

        2. 2.The wood naphtha must contain not less than 72 per...

      2. Crude Pyridine

        1. 1.Crude pyridine should consist of pyridine bases, and should not...

        2. 2.It should mix readily and completely with spirits and should...

        3. 3.10 millilitres of a 1 per cent solution in water...

        4. 4.A white precipitate should be formed when 10 millilitres of...

        5. 5.1 millilitre of crude pyridine dissolved in 10 millilitres of...

        6. 6.100 millilitres slowly heated under the conditions laid down for...

      3. Mineral Naphtha (Petroleum Oil)

        1. The mineral naphtha (petroleum oil) must be of a specific...

      4. Methyl Violet Dye (Colour Index No. 680)

        1. The Methyl Violet dye must be in the form of...

      5. Tertiary Butyl Alcohol and “Bitrex”

        1. Tertiary butyl alcohol and “Bitrex” must be of normal commercial...

  11. Explanatory Note

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