Back then people were making wood alcohol
and other very toxic blends.
Distilling went underground, and poor quality and poisonous distillations of wood alcohol
(methanol) severely damaged the reputation of home-distilled alcohols.
The method is also more natural, relying on water and food-grade ethanol rather than the traditional methanol or wood alcohol
Methanol, known as wood alcohol
, can cause serious harm, including blindness.
For decades, consumers of alcohol and alcoholic drinks have been warned about substituting wood alcohol
for alcoholic drinks, because it is poison and, among other problems, can cause blindness and death.
If I start the reaction with battery acid and wood alcohol
on Saturday morning, I will be able to fill up the Benz on Friday.
Methanol, also known as wood alcohol
, is a feedstock for hundreds of widely used chemical commodities, including formaldehyde, acetic acid, windshield wash fluid, and the gasoline additive MTBE.