Isopropyl Alcohol

Isopropyl alcohol is volatile, flammable, multi-purpose product used in a variety of industries and typically found in the common household medicine cabinet where it is used as an antiseptic in 70% concentration. It is a colourless liquid having disinfectant properties, also used in the manufacture of acetone and as a solvent.

Characteristics

Molar Weight60,1 g/mol
Melting Point-89 °C
Boiling Point81.1°C to 83.3°C
Flash Point12.0°C
Specific Gravity0.786 g/cc
Particle Size

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Disinfectant
  • Ink, toner and colourant
  • Fungicide
  • Sanitizers
  • Anti-freeze
  • Lacquers
  • Ceramics
  • Cleaning products
  • Adhesives and Sealants
  • Solvents
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cosmetic products

Industries

  • Pharma
  • Oil & Gas
  • Cleaning
  • Coatings & Construction
  • Polymers
  • Cosmetics
  • Water Treatment
  • Food
  • Agrobusiness
  • Lubricants
  • Rubber

Synonyms: IPA, Isopropanol, Propanol, 1 - Methylethanol, 1 - Methylethyl Alcohol, 2 - Hydroxypropane, 2 - Propanol, 2 - Propyl Alcohol, Dimethyl Carbinol, Isopropyl Alcohol, Propan - 2 - ol, Propyl Alcohol

Chemical Formula: (CH3)2CH2O

CAS Number: 67-63-0