Risk glossary

 

Ethanol

Ethyl alcohol (CH3CH2OH), often derived from corn, that can be blended with gasoline to make the fuel burn more cleanly. Several US states are phasing-in the use of ethanol in gasoline to replace methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), which has been blamed for water pollution incidents. Ethanol may also be referred to as grain alcohol.

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