Since all the atoms are in either period 1 or 2, this
molecule will adhere to the octet rule.
The exception, of course, being the hydrogen's. They
follow the duet rule (2 electrons).
colorless liquid. It is a powerfulpsychoactive
drugand one of the oldestrecreational
drugs. It is best known as the type of alcoholfound
In common usage, it is often referred to simply asalcoholorspirits.
sugar into ethanol is one of the earliestorganic
reactions employed by humanity. The intoxicating effects of ethanol consumption
have been known since ancient times. In modern times, ethanol intended for
industrial use is also produced from by-products of petroleum refining.