Ethanol vs Isopropyl Alcohol

What are the problems I might run into swapping out Isopropyl Alcohol for Ethanol in a formula?  

It's not a hand sanitizer, it's just a gel product using carbomer.


  • PharmaPharma Member, Pharmacist
    For +/- identical rheology, you might want to add a bit more ethanol or slightly reduce carbomer and/or swap the base used to neutralise carbomer. Else, there is usually no real trouble.
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