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Alcohol Dilution Question ...

Graham Shepherd muhero at globalnet.co.uk
Sat Jan 24 16:35:13 EST 1998


Optimum dilution is 70% alcohol in water. Below about 40% the disinfectant
activity is lost.

GS


Brian B. Holt wrote in message
<34f17211.561986156 at news.mco.bellsouth.NET>...
>Hi All,
>
>I have heard that Isopropyl alcohol is effective in killing germs when
>cleaning.
>
>My question is can it be diluted with water, and if so in what
>strength, and still remain effective in killing germs?
>
>Thanks,
>Brian in Orlando, FL





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