Does C2H5OH dissolve in water? Asked by Fernando Hopkins Ethanol (C2H5OH) will dissolve in both water (H2O) and octane (C8H18). Gabriel Lee, BA Contributor 4.7/522 ratings Rate this answer Leave your comment You may be interested inDoes ccl4 dissolve in water? Carbon tetrachloride, also known by many other names is an organic compound with the chemical formula CCl?. It is a colourless liquid with a "sweet" smell that can be detected at low levels. It is…Will CCl4 Ionise in water? CCl4 is a covalent organic compound and does not ionise in solution.Does CCl4 dissolve in H2O? Insoluble: CCl4 is nonpolar only has London dispersive and H2O is polar which all there London dispersive, dipolar and hydrogen bond.Will CCl4 dissolve in water? As CCl4 are non-polar compounds so they dissolves in non polar solvents but as water is polar solvents so it doesnt dissolve in such solvents.