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— Posted by Durf22 on 3:39 pm on Mar. 4, 2002

I saw a bid on ebay for Alcohol 95% ETOH ethanol. I saw 95 % ethanol on a raid list. I was wondering if this is the same stuff and if i buy it what should i do with it?

— Posted by Hergor on 4:05 pm on Mar. 4, 2002

ethanol is the second of the lower alcohols. EtOH means it’s an ethyl-alcohol. it’s good for storing crystal explosives or just for burning. it looks like this:

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it is quite volatile, so seal tight…

— Posted by qube on 4:05 pm on Mar. 4, 2002

I heard you can pour it through a loaf of bread, and drink it……

— Posted by Hergor on 4:26 pm on Mar. 4, 2002

i wouldn’d recommend that for even small ammounts of it will cause headache and nausea. larger ammounts may cause loss of motor nerve control and can also be fatal…

it’s just too concentrated… 🙁

(Edited by Hergor at 4:27 pm on Mar. 4, 2002)

— Posted by Durf22 on 4:42 pm on Mar. 4, 2002

Thx Hergor

— Posted by qube on 5:36 pm on Mar. 4, 2002

Wernt my idea those, someone elses in drugs and alcohol etc…

— Posted by somefukinsnapov on 7:20 pm on Mar. 4, 2002

  ,how different is ethanol compared to isopropyl??

— Posted by Hergor on 3:14 am on Mar. 5, 2002

isopropyl alcohol has got the following formula:


this means it oughta look like this (i’m not sure about this one and tend more to say it’s something else. but like i said i’m not sure. it might look like this):

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it’s boiling point is slightly higher ~82 degrees celsius (compared to ethyl alcohol ~78 degrees celsius) and thus it’s not as volatile as ethyl alcohol…

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