Technical Bulletins

In this section, you will find Technical Bulletins prepared by the Methanol Institute to serve as additional, more in-depth looks at the topics of safety, handling and storage of methanol.

These bulletins provide a high level of specificity and will help you make informed decisions about methanol transport, handling, and storage.

To view each bulletin, please click on the links below.

Compatibility of Elastomers in Neat Methanol Service

Compatibility of Metals & Alloys in Neat Methanol Service

Materials Selection For Neat Methanol Service

Methanol Small Quantities Bulletin

Methanol Rail Car and Tanker Truck Accident Response

Piracy on the High Seas

Nitrogen Blanketing for Ships

Nitrogen Blanketing for Methanol Storage and Transportation

Atmospheric Above Ground Tank Storage of Methanol

Methanol Drum Transport Handling and Storage

Precautions for Loading and Unloading Methanol

Using Physical and Chemical Properties to Manage Flammable Liquid Hazards

As part of its commitment to methanol product stewardship, the Methanol Institute has prepared these Technical Bulletins. The information, procedures, recommendations, and data presented in these bulletins are informational only, and they are designed to provide general guidance only. The Methanol Institute and the bulletin authors assume no liability whatsoever with respect to the accuracy and completeness of the information, procedures, recommendations, and data presented in these bulletins and disclaim all liability arising out of the use of such information, procedures, recommendations, and data. All users of these bulletins must still use their own independent judgment and discretion in ensuring that they handle methanol safely and communicate appropriately.