What is Denatured Alcohol?
Denatured alcohol is ethanol that has additives to make it poisonous, bad-tasting, foul-smelling, or nauseating to discourage its recreational consumption.
What is the denatured alcohol used for?
Denatured alcohol is used as a solvent and as fuel for alcohol burners and camping stoves. Because of the diversity of industrial uses for denatured alcohol, hundreds of additives and denaturing methods have been used. The main additive usually is 10% methanol (methyl alcohol), hence the name methylated spirits.
Is rubbing alcohol and denatured alcohol the same thing?
Rubbing alcohol is a generic term and is usually manufactured with isopropyl alcohol. Different brands of denatured alcohol contain various denaturants such as bittering agents. The purpose is to discourage recreational human consumption by including additives that are bad tasting, bad-smelling or nauseating.
What is a substitute for denatured alcohol?
Use isopropyl alcohol in most of the same applications as denatured alcohol. It is safe for cleaning plastics, metals, anodized windshield repair injectors; as well as all other Delta Kits windshield repair equipment.
Is denatured alcohol the same as acetone?
One of the biggest differences between acetone and denatured alcohol is that acetone is a non-toxic, organic, naturally occurring chemical compound, while denatured alcohol is ethanol based and has denaturants added to it, making it poisonous if consumed
Is paint thinner denatured alcohol?
Denatured alcohol is basically the paint thinner of alcohol–smelly and toxic. acetone-nail polish remover. I only use it when mineral spirits won’t work. It will remove spray paint that has already cured
Where to buy denatured alcohol in Namibia?
It is available at Taurus Maintenance Products Namibia , Sasma B.V and Langevin Forest.