ALCOHOL: animation of a Methanol (methyl alcohol) molecule (C1H3OH)
red = oxygen (O)
black = carbon (C)
green = hydrogen (H)
METHANOL is the smallest of the alcohols containing only one carbon atom. It is very poisonous and can cause blindness or death. Commonly known as "meths" when used to make ethyl alcohol (ethanol) undrinkable. Methanol has many industrial uses.