Table 2.

Effect of alcohols on serum osmolality

CompoundMolecular WeightΔ SOsm (mOsm/L) per 10 mg/dl Δ Serum Alcohol Concentration
Methanol32.043.09
Ethanol46.072.12
Isopropanol60.021.66
Ethylene glycol62.071.60
Propylene glycol76.091.31
Diethylene glycol106.120.90