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Toxic alcohols are a group of alcohols that include methanol, ethylene glycol, propylene glycol, and isopropyl alcohol.[1] They are alcohols that should not be drunk.[1] They are in contrast to ethanol, which is commonly used as a recreational drug and is the alcohol that is found in alcoholic drinks.


  1. ^ a b Beauchamp, GA; Valento, M (September 2016). "Toxic Alcohol Ingestion: Prompt Recognition And Management In The Emergency Department". Emergency medicine practice. 18 (9): 1–20. PMID 27538060.