Methyl Alcohol

Int J Toxicol. 2023 Dec;42(3_suppl):74S-76S. doi: 10.1177/10915818231204251. Epub 2023 Sep 26.


The Expert Panel for Cosmetic Ingredient Safety reviewed updated information that has become available since their original assessment from 2001, along with updated information regarding product types, and frequency and concentrations of use, and reaffirmed their original conclusion that Methyl Alcohol is safe as used to denature alcohol in the practices of use and concentration as described in this report.

Keywords: Cosmetics; Methyl Alcohol; Safety.

MeSH terms

  • Consumer Product Safety
  • Cosmetics* / toxicity
  • Ethanol / toxicity
  • Methanol*


  • Methanol
  • Cosmetics
  • Ethanol