Lv 6
D50 asked in HealthOther - Health · 1 month ago

Is ethanol-based hand sanitizer po isonous?

Is it "denatured" with methyl (or other poisonous) alcohol like the ethyl alcohol from the hardware store is? Or is it as safe as any 160 proof drink would be? The bottles I have don't have any "poison" warnings on them; only the caution that it's for "external use only". 

3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    hand sanitizers do NOT contain ethanol

    they have methanol in them which is safe

  • kelvin
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    only if you ingest it

  • 1 month ago

    You bet your life it is. Believe them.

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