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Window cleaner: Mix 2 cups rubbing alcohol, 1/2 cup ammonia, 1/2 teaspoon dish washing liquid in a spray bottle and top with distilled water.
Ink Clothing Leverette recommends dipping a cotton swab in clear rubbing alcohol and gently lifting the stain from the outside edge toward the center, swapping swabs as soon as each absorbs the ink.
To lessen a scratch, daub on a tiny amount of rubbing alcohol and buff gently.
In September 2015 in Brownsville, medical staff left rubbing alcohol accessible, and a youth took it and consumed it.
Instead flush live ticks down the toilet or drown them in rubbing alcohol and then dispose of them in the garbage in a sealed and taped shut sandwich bag.
State health officials recommend disinfecting the bite site with rubbing alcohol, an iodine scrub, or soap and water.
Be sure to clean your hands and the area around the bite with rubbing alcohol or soap and water afterward.
After removing the tick, thoroughly clean the area with rubbing alcohol or soap and water.
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RUBBING ALCOHOL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rubbing alcohol for English Language Learners
: a liquid that contains alcohol and water and that is used to clean wounds or skin
medical Definition of rubbing alcohol
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