Vodka kills germs?

martian mars2 at aol.com
Fri Oct 3 21:56:12 EST 1997


HARD TO SAY EXACTLY, BUT ETHANOL WILL KILL THE YEASTS THAT PRODUCE IT AT
ABOUT 12-15%





In article <34351C1B.884457D1 at geocities.com>, loner <atgc at geocities.com> wrote:

> I remember a scene in the mini series 'The Burning Zone' that there was
> an outbreak on the plane. Doctors on the plane use Vodka to sterile
> their hands. Is it possible? What is the lowest possible concentration
> of ethanol that can use to kill pathogenic microorganisms?
> 
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