1. It is widely used in medicine, coatings, sanitary products, cosmetics, grease and other aspects, accounting for about 50% of the total ethanol consumption.
2. Ethanol is an important basic chemical raw material, used to make acetaldehyde, ethylenediene, ethylamine, ethyl acetate, acetic acid, ethyl chloride, etc., and derive medicines, dyes, coatings, fragrances, synthetic rubber, washing There are more than 300 kinds of intermediates for products such as chemicals and pesticides.
3. Ethanol can be used as an energy source. Some countries have begun to use ethanol alone as vehicle fuel or blend it with gasoline (over 10%) to save gasoline.