Does inhaling isopropyl alcohol cause fetal alcohol syndrome?

Rubbing alcohol? I'm not sure whether you mean an accidental sniff while using this rubbing alcohol, or purposefully breathing it in? If it's the latter, please stop now and get help! you're risking your respiratory system, your brain, your liver, and your life. Inhaled alcohol gets into your bloodstream and is delivered through your placenta. Yes, this could harm your baby including fetal alcohol syndrome.

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What affects does inhaling isopropyl alcohol have on a fetus? I use it everyday as a disinfectant when I give myself insulin.

Suspect none. There will be no studies to guide this, but i suspect there is no significant effect. Systemic absorption can't be anything more than minimal. Should probably minimize exposure as best you can. If you are using small needles, say 27 g or higher, and your skin is clean, there is no necessity to use alcohol skin cleanser. Read more...
If only this use. If you're only meaning this type of use where you don't have to inhale deeply, you will probably not be harming yourself or your baby. Some people purposefully inhale this alcohol to get intoxicated -- and this kind of use could harm both you and your baby. I suggest you avoid breathing it in at all, if possible. Read more...

I Inhaled some isopropyl alcohol while removing hair extensions and some got on my scalp. I feel strange now, is it dangerous?

Fresh air. Always try to work in a well ventilated area when working with volatile liquids. Go get some fresh air for about 20 - 30 minutes and you should be fine. Read more...