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alcohol

 [al´kah-hol]
1. any organic compound containing the hydroxy (-OH) functional group except those in which the OH group is attached to an aromatic ring, which are called phenols. Alcohols are classified as primary, secondary, or tertiary according to whether the carbon atom to which the OH group is attached is bonded to one, two, or three other carbon atoms and as monohydric, dihydric, or trihydric according to whether they contain one, two, or three OH groups; the latter two are called diols and triols, respectively.
2. an official preparation of ethanol, used as a disinfectant, solvent, and preservative, and applied topically as a rubbing compound, disinfectant, astringent, hemostatic, and coolant.
absolute alcohol dehydrated a.
benzyl alcohol a colorless liquid used as a bacteriostatic in solutions for injection and as a topical local anesthetic.
dehydrated alcohol an extremely hygroscopic, transparent, colorless, volatile liquid used as a solvent and injected into nerves and ganglia for relief of pain. Called also absolute a.
denatured alcohol ethanol made unfit for human consumption by the addition of substances known as denaturants. Although it should never be taken internally, denatured alcohol is widely used on the skin as a disinfectant.
ethyl alcohol (grain alcohol) ethanol.
isopropyl alcohol a transparent, volatile colorless liquid used as a solvent and disinfectant and applied topically as an antiseptic; called also isopropanol. Diluted with water to approximately 70 per cent strength, it is called isopropyl rubbing alcohol and is used as a rubbing compound.
methyl alcohol methanol.
pantothenyl alcohol dexpanthenol.
phenethyl alcohol (phenylethyl alcohol) a colorless liquid used as an antimicrobial agent in pharmaceuticals.
rubbing alcohol a preparation of acetone, methyl isobutyl ketone, and ethanol, used as a rubefacient.
wood alcohol methanol.

de·na·tured al·co·hol

ethyl alcohol rendered unfit for consumption as a beverage by the addition of one or several chemicals for commercial purposes (for example, methanol, aldehol, sucrose octa-acetate).

denatured alcohol

A form of ethanol that has additives intended to render it unsuitable for human consumption.

de·na·tured al·co·hol

(dē-nāchŭrd alkŏ-hol)
Ethyl alcohol rendered unfit for consumption as a beverage by the addition of one or several chemicals for commercial purposes (e.g., methanol, aldehol, sucrose octa-acetate).
Synonym(s): industrial methylated spirit, methylated spirit.

de·na·tured al·co·hol

(dē-nāchŭrd alkŏ-hol)
Ethyl alcohol rendered unfit for consumption as a beverage by the addition of one or several chemicals for commercial purposes.
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TOM: If you're wanting to add the denatured alcohol simply as a preventive measure -- if you're worried about getting sludge in the future -- then the single best thing you can do is change the oil regularly instead, and make sure your crankcase ventilation system is working properly.
Due to the lack of research information available, the position document simply states that any kerosene or denatured alcohol appliances should be listed to the relevant standard (UL 647 for kerosene, UL 1370 for denatured alcohol), and that further installations should be avoided until such time as research demonstrates the safety of these appliances.
Neither is it an offense to drink denatured alcohol or a bottle of mouthwash, though the public looks down on those who do it.
Ethanol, which is 200-proof denatured alcohol, is made from corn.
Italy charges excise duty on denatured alcohol for cosmetic products originating in other Member States which has not been treated by specified processes, and France has been applying a differentiated system of taxation of cigarettes since January 1, 1998 which has a discriminatory effect on imported goods.
* 1 pint denatured alcohol, available at pharmacies
3) Add three tablespoons of denatured alcohol for every one quart of warm water.
Avoid them if possible, as well as any product containing benzene, denatured alcohol, or carbon tetrachloride.
On the web, you'll find advice about softening polyurethane glue with denatured alcohol, acetone or more powerful organic solvents.
The same rate is also used for locally produced or imported oils previously taxed but subsequently reprocessed, refined, recycled per liter and kilogram of volume capacity or weight; Processed gas per liter of volume capacity; waxes and petroleum per kilogram; denatured alcohol to be used for motive power, per liter of volume capacity; asphalts, per kilogram.
The fuel marking will be imposed on all petroleum products that are refined, manufactured, or imported into the Philippines, which are subject to the payment of duties and taxes, such as but not limited to gasoline, denatured alcohol used for motive power, kerosene and diesel fuel oil.
Fuel marking will be required on all petroleum products that are refined, manufactured, or imported into the Philippines that are subject to the payment of duties and taxes ndash such as but not limited to gasoline, denatured alcohol used for motive power, kerosene, and diesel fuel oil ndash after the taxes and duties have been paid.