Can rubbing alcohol be used on an infant?

Answer No, as pediatricians, we prefer you NOT use rubbing alcohol - the alcohol can be absorbed into the body via the skin, creating a possibility of alcohol intoxication. The optimum way to cool down a... Read More »

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What's the difference between green rubbing alcohol vs white rubbing alcohol?

Can rubbing alcohol be used as a substitute for antifreeze?

Rubbing alcohol can be used as a substitute for antifreeze. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, isopropyl alcohol (commonly known as rubbing alcohol), is one of five alcohols tha... Read More »

Is rubbing alcohol the same as isopropyl alcohol?

Rubbing alcohol is the same form of alcohol as isopropyl alcohol, synthetically produced and diluted with 30 percent water. Isopropyl alcoholic is a form of denatured alcohol, different than that u... Read More »

How to Use Rubbing Alcohol?

Use rubbing alcohol for first aid for minor cuts and scrapes. If you sustain a minor cut or abrasion, rubbing alcohol can be a cheap and effective antiseptic. For deep or serious wounds you should ... Read More »