Denatured alcohol

Denatured alcohol,

Definition of Denatured alcohol:

  1. Ethyl alcohol (ethanol) made undrinkable by the addition of very bad-tasting chemicals (denaturants) which usually also have offensive odor, such as butyl alcohol, gasoline, kerosene, methanol, or pyridine. The objective of denaturing is to escape the excise duty levied on drinkable ethanol. Also called methylated spirit. See also completely denatured alcohol (CDA) and specially denatured alcohol (SDA).

Meaning of Denatured alcohol & Denatured alcohol Definition