So, methanol is supposed to be toxic even in minute quantities because it is oxidised in our body to methanal and then methanoic acid. This can cause blindness and even death.
Interestingly, ants eject the very same methanoic acid inside us when they bite us, and I haven't heard anyone die of that.
Is it because of the minuteness of the quantity in which it is secrete, or is there some other explanation to this?


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