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Ethanol Acid Is ethanoic acid

This is a carboxylic acid;

A carboxylic acid is of the form


Ethanol is a 2 carbon alcohol

It is Ethane attached to a hydroxyl

C_2 H_6 - OH

when oxidised the hydroxyl substituent is replaced by a carboxyl
 we get

C_2 H_6 - COOH

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There is nothing called ethanol acid
Ethanol is commonly called alcohol and is the active ingredient of all alcoholic drinks. in addition, because it is a good solvent , it is also used in medicines such as tincture iodine, cough syrup ,and many tonics.
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