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Ethanol. Computer model of a molecule of ethanol. Ethanol is one of the simplest forms of a group of chemicals known as alcohols. It is a colourless, flammable liquid that is used as a fuel, and is the intoxicating component of alcoholic beverages. The molecule's chemical formula is C2.H6.O. The atoms are represented as colour-coded spheres in this ball-and-stick model: carbon (blue), hydrogen (gold) and oxygen (red).
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