RE: [new_distillers] Re:cleaning solution.
- wel, almost. The best sterilization occurs with 70 % ethanol and not at
>From: "leo_advocaat" <leo_advocaat@...>
>Subject: [new_distillers] Re:cleaning solution.
>Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2007 06:38:19 -0000
>I don't why you people go for all the exotic sterilizers. When you
>distill, there is always some distillate that you chuck out. This is
>the best sterilizer there is. Pure alcohol has been used in
>sterilization in hospitals and as swabs for injections for many years.
>Then just rinse out with H2O (water) and you have just recycled some of
>your low/high end distillate.Cheers
>1. Isopropanol is best at 70%. Ethanol is best at 62%.
> wel, almost. The best sterilization occurs with 70 % ethanol and not at
> higher concentrations.
2. Alcohol is not great at killing fungii or bacteria.
3. Alcohol isn't as effective in the presence of organic matter, so clean the container well