Industrial Methylated Spirits is used for specialised industrial applications only as cleaning or thinning solvent. It is widely used as a solvent. It is relatively safe and can be used to dissolve many organic compounds which are insoluble in water.
Industrial Methylated Spirits may be used for extraction and solvent applications. Main uses include chemical 1000 litre intermediates, resins, dyes, detergents, insecticides, fungicides, printing inks, surface coatings, fragrances and toiletry preparations. It is widely used diluted as an antiseptic and for its sterilising properties in the healthcare industries.