What is Ethanol?
Ethanol is a flammable, volatile liquid that has no colour but does have a chemical smell to it. It is produced through a fermentation process using glucose that is derived from sugar, cellulose or starch.
Uses for Ethanol
Ethanol has a number of purposes. These include use as a solvent, a fuel and an antiseptic. Ethanol is also used as the fluid in post-mercury thermometers because of to its low freezing point.