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    What is Denatured Alcohol?

    Definition and Composition of Denatured Alcohol Denatured alcohol, also known as methylated spirits or denatured ethanol, is a type of alcohol that has been made unsuitable for human consumption by adding chemical compounds. The purpose of denaturing alcohol is to make it toxic or unpalatable, rendering it unfit for drinking, while still retaining its solvent properties. The exact composition of…

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    What is Denatured Alcohol?

    Definition and Composition of Denatured Alcohol Denatured alcohol is a type of alcohol that has been modified to make it unfit for human consumption. The process of denaturing involves adding chemicals, such as methanol, acetone, or gasoline, to pure ethanol. These chemicals change the physical and chemical properties of the alcohol, making it undrinkable. Denatured alcohol is commonly used as…

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