Ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, is an ingredient found in beer, wine, and liquor. Alcohol is produced by the fermentation of yeast, sugars, and starches. Alcohol is detected in the urine from the metabolite Ethanol.
Alcohol affects every organ in the body. It is a depressant that is rapidly absorbed from the stomach and small intestine and then into the bloodstream. Alcohol is metabolized in the liver by enzymes, Liver can only metabolize a small amount of alcohol at a time, leaving the excess alcohol to circulate throughout the body producing intoxication. The intensity of the effect of alcohol on the body is directly related to the amount consumed.