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Methane and Methanol Difference

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The difference between methane and methanol is an -OH group replacement of a H group. What difference does the -OH group make in this case? Whats the potential for exposure, the most likely exposure routes, and the toxicity effects with it?

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methane is an alkane with a formula CH4 where as methanol belongs to alcohols with a formula CH3OH.
It means that one of H atom in methane has been replaced by -OH group to make ...

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This solution explains the differences between methane and methanol in terms of structure, chemical properties and physical properties.