ron at topaz.sensor.com
Thu Aug 3 12:15:08 EST 1995
Betty Martini (betty at noel.pd.org) wrote:
: > Methanol is a solvent, not 'narcotic'...where are the chemists' in the
: > group:>?
: The original story is my post at the beginning of
: URGENT;NutraSweet:METHANOL/TRUTH which if not on your screen I will be
: happy to forward. I mentioned that menthanol is a narcotic. John Vogel
: made this comment that it wasn't. I then came back and gave the reference
: which is:
: Louis, R.J. Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials, Eighth
: Edition, New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold (1992) pp.2251-2252.
: Also, I've posted so many notes on this in the past but aspartame is a
: drug, and I've given original data on that before. After John's remark,
: and even though Sax is a well accepted reference, I checked some more
: sources about methanol just because its so bad. Here's some interesting
Methanol is toxic, as your references say, but not a single one does
anything to change the fact that it is not a narcotic. Your original
statement that it was a narcotic is just another attribute that your
understanding of science is shoddy and your postings are specifically
designed to be reactionary and misleading.
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