A white crystalline or powder solid with a slight sulfur odor. Toxic by inhalation . Strongly irritates skin and tissue. Noncombustible, but may decompose to emit toxic oxide fumes of sulfur and sodium when heated to high temperature. A corrosive acid when mixed with water. Used as a food preservative and as a laboratory reagent.
Ethanol is a colourless liquid with a pleasant characteristic smell and a burning taste. Its main characteristic is the denaturant agent that is incorporated and whose function is to prevent it from being used in beverages for human consumption. The different applications that this solvent finds, are of industrial type.
Ethyl acetate is a relatively common chemical used in a variety of industrial and household products. This compound liquid is colorless, with a characteristically sweet, pleasant odor.