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Is isopropyl alcohol the same as denatured alcohol?

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Isopropyl alcohol is not the same as denatured alcohol. The former is a rubbing alcohol that is poisonous. Denatured alcohol, on the other hand, is methanol that has been treated with denatonium benzoate and is not fit for human consumption.

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Isopropyl alcohol and rubbing alcohol are not the same thing. For most uses, yes you can. This is because: • Rubbing alcohol may contain either isopropyl alcohol or ethanol. • Rubbing alcohol is a mixture of compounds (type of denatured alcohol) whereas isopropyl alcohol is not.


No. Rubbing alcohol contains either Isopropyl or Denatured Ethyl alcohol.


Isopropyl alcohol reacts with the proteins in milk, causing them to denature and become solid. Another example of denatured proteins is cooked egg white.


Yes, rubbing alcohol is a common name for isopropyl alcohol.



No. Isopropyl alcohol is an alcohol, mineral spirits is a mixture of compounds distilled from petroleum.


No. Denatured alcohol is ethanol with poisonous liquids to make the ethanol undrinkable.


No. Grain alcohol is ethyl alcohol. Isopropyl alcohol is a different compound and is not safe to drink.


ethanol has the formula C2H5OH and is suitable for consumption by humans,isopropyl alcohol(C3H8O) is an isomer of propanol with the OH alcohol functional group on the second carbon as opposed to at the end of the chain as normal,whats marketed as isopropyl alcohol(rubbing alcohol) in America actually contains no isopropyl alcohol as far as i know,just denatured ethanol.isopropyl aclohol is a skin irritant and is metabolised to acetone in the body,it is about twice as toxic as ethanol


No. Isopropyl alcohol is 2-propanol. Methylated spirits have methanol added to them, which is a different type of alcohol.


Isopropyl alcohol, commonly known as rubbing alcohol, is a solvent that is often used for cleaning or as a disinfectant. It is important to note that this is not the same as ethanol which is the type you can drink. Isopropyl alcohol is poisonous and should never be ingested.


There are different formulations for denaturing ethyl alcohol. One such formulation adds isopropyl alcohol, methyl ethyl ketone and denatonium benzoate to the ethyl alcohol to make it unpalatable.


It is a mixture of denatured alcohol, water and agents added to make the alcohol unpalatable to drink and sometimes colorants. There are two common types of rubbing alcohol, Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol and Ethyl Alcohol Rubbing Alcohol.


Isopropyl alcohol is a compound.


Isopropyl is rubbing alcohol -- same same.


Denatured alcohol is drinkable alcohol with something added to it to make it unhealthy to drink. It can be used as a gas antifreeze. So can other alcohols that are not safe to drink from the start and do not have to be denatured.


No, but it can get you DEAD. Denatured alcohol is poison.


Yes, ethyl alcohol and isopropyl alcohol are drinkable.


No, Benzyl alcohol is C6H5CH2OH, rubbing alcohol is isopropyl alcohol is (CH3)2CHOH


Some alcohol is denatured to make it undrinkable, then it is not subject to alcohol taxes.


Yes, Isopropyl Alcohol is a Polar Molecule.


Isopropyl alcohol is made from propene and water.


Isopropyl alcohol is miscible with hexane.


The chemical formula of isopropyl alcohol is C3H8O. The density of isopropyl alcohol is 786.00 kilograms per cubic meter.


isopropyl alcohol is polar, like all other types of alcohol.



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