denatured alcohol


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.
Related to denatured alcohol: rubbing alcohol, isopropyl alcohol

denatured alcohol:

see ethanolethanol
or ethyl alcohol,
CH3CH2OH, a colorless liquid with characteristic odor and taste; commonly called grain alcohol or simply alcohol. Properties

Ethanol is a monohydric primary alcohol. It melts at −117.
..... Click the link for more information.
.

Denatured Alcohol

 

undistilled ethyl alcohol to which have been added substances of unpleasant odor or taste that are soluble in alcohol and not removable by the simplest physicochemical means (for example, by distillation, freezing out, or filtration). Pyridine bases are the main denaturing agents. Dyes are generally also added to denatured alcohol, giving it a bluish violet color. Denatured alcohol is usually labeled “poison.” It is used as a solvent for lacquers and polishes and for other industrial purposes.

denatured alcohol

[dē′nā·chərd ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(chemistry)
Ethyl alcohol containing a poisonous substance, such as methyl alcohol or benzene, which makes it unfit for human consumption.
References in periodicals archive ?
RAY: Save the denatured alcohol for cleaning your windows.
For industrial and shop use, additives (like ethyl acetate, methanol and even gasoline) are added to ethyl alcohol, turning it into denatured alcohol and making it unfit for consumption.
Denatured alcohol is used for thinning shellac and for cleaning brushes used to apply shellac.
Mechanics, you might think that flushing your M1114's A/C system with denatured alcohol will help keep you cooler in the heat.
Then use a clean rag and a little denatured alcohol to clean the RAD's contacts.
IF THE COVERS HAVE BEEN OFF, CLEAN THE CONNECTORS WITH DENATURED ALCOHOL, NSN 6810-01-220-9907 AND A SWABBING BRUSH, NSN 7920-00-514-2417.
Where given 70% denatured alcohol in packages of 1 liter should be offered a packaged product liter
Remove any soap with a clean rag moistened with denatured alcohol.
Contract award: delivery of oils, lubricants and denatured alcohol.
Contract notice: Delivery of oils, lubricants and denatured alcohol.
To rationalise the Community system in relation to the denaturing of alcohol and in agreement with the European action plan to strengthen the fight against tax fraud and tax evasion, JRC will finalise the harmonisation of completely denatured alcohol and initiate actions on partly denatured alcohol on specific sectors exempted under 27(1)(b) which MSs deem to be priorities: a) screenwash, de-icer, thinner, anti-freeze and solvents; and b) cosmetics, perfumes and hygienic products
2 bots Acetone 2 packs Applicator Stick 3 pcs Arm Sling (SML) 2 pcs Autolet Lancet Device 1 bxs Band Aid (100s) 1 bx Bloot Glucose Lancet 5 bxs Blood Lancet for penlet II 129 pcs Cord Clamp1 ltr Denatured Alcohol 6 pcs Diamond Burs 12 bxs Glass Slide