Chemistry P7.1 - Alcohols

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  • Methanol (CH30H)
  • Ethanol (C2H5OH)

Uses of Ethanol

  • Solvent
  • Fuels
  • Drinks (beer, wine, vodka)

Use of Methanol

  • raw material to make glue, foams and windscreen wiper fluid

Properties of Alchohols

  • mix well with water because of O-H bond but long hydrocarbon chains do not mix well with


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