Last update: Jan. 15, 2021


Very Low Risk for breastfeeding

Safe. Compatible.
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.

Desinfectante con propiedades bacteriostáticas, bactericidas y, en menor medida, fungicidas y viricidas.

Su absorción y paso a plasma a través de la piel es insignificante.

El alcohol, como antiséptico de aplicación tópica, es compatible con la lactancia (WHO 2002).

See below the information of this related product:


We do not have alternatives for C2H5OH since it is relatively safe.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

Other names

C2H5OH is Alcohol (topical use) in Molecular formula.

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C2H5OH is also known as


C2H5OH belongs to this group or family:


Variable Value Unit
Molecular weight 46 daltons


  1. WHO / UNICEF. BREASTFEEDING AND MATERNAL MEDICATION Recommendations for Drugs in the Eleventh WHO Model List of Essential Drugs. Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (WHO/UNICEF) 2002 Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)

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