“It surprised us that he drank this stuff,” said an internist. “You'd think it would taste pretty bad.” Doctors at a Melbourne hospital went into emergency mode after a patient laid hands on six bottles of Aqium Gel hand sanitizer and put away about a half-gallon of the stuff.
Ethanol, also known as ethyl alcohol, is a colorless flammable liquid that has a pungent taste. Produced by fermentation, it is the alcohol found in alcoholic beverages and used as a solvent. Ethanol also known as ethyl alcohol because it is commonly known as the alcohol found in alcoholic beverages.