Methanol - CH3OH

Methanol, also known as wood alcohol, is a colourless liquid with a smell similar to ethanol. It is produced in industries by combusting butane. It is highly toxic to humans.

Methanol is used in the production of formaldehyde, which is used in different plastic products.


  • Molecular weight:

    32.04 g/mol

  • Solid phase:

    Melting point: -143.7 °C

  • Liquid phase:

    Boiling point: 64.7 °C