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Formula: Ethyl Acetate 5 volumes, Methanol 5 volumes, Ethanol 90 volumes
It is used as an antiseptic, a solvent, a fuel, and, due to its low freezing point, the active fluid in post-mercury thermometers. It is used as an antitussive agent, fuel additive, rocket fuel, used to dissolve many water-insoluble medications. Ethanol kills organisms by denaturing their proteins and dissolving their lipids and is effective against most bacteria and fungi, and many viruses.
Alexander E. Farrell; Richard J. Plevin; Brian T. Turner; Andrew D. Jones; Michael O'Hare; Daniel M. Kammen. Ethanol Can Contribute to Energy and Environmental Goals. Science. 2006, 311 (5760), 506-508.
Charles S. Lieber; Leonore M. DeCarli. Ethanol Oxidation by Hepatic Microsomes: Adaptive Increase after Ethanol Feeding. Science. 1968, 162 (3856), 917-918.
Hazard Statements: H225-H319-H336-H371
Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. May cause damage to organs.
Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P309+P311-P312-P337+P313-P370+P378q-P501c
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant