In the United Kingdom this "denaturized" alcohol is known as methylated spirit as a distinction from pure alcohol or "spirits of wine."
Reference should be made to the reports of these committees for a full account of the use, manufacture and statistics of "denaturized" spirits in various European countries.
The duty-free "denaturized" spirits may be divided into two groups - "completely denaturized" and "incompletely denaturized."
The second category, or "incompletely denaturized" spirits, include numerous mixtures.
In America the internal revenue tax on denaturized alcohol (formerly duty-free only to scientific institutions) was removed by Congress in 1906 (act of June 7th).