Iso Propanol

Isopropyl alcohol (IUPAC name propan-2-ol; also called isopropyl, isopropanol, or 2-propanol) is a colorless, flammable chemical compound (chemical formula CH3CHOHCH3) with a strong odor. As an isopropyl group linked to a hydroxyl group, it is the simplest example of a secondary alcohol, where the alcohol carbon atom is attached to two other carbon atoms. It is a structural isomer of 1-propanol and ethyl methyl ether. It is used in the manufacture of a wide variety of industrial and household chemicals and is a common ingredient in chemicals such as antiseptics, disinfectants, and detergents.

1-methylethanol I 2-Propanol I Isopropyl alcohol I sec-propanol I Isopropanol
Chemical Formula
CAS Number


Molar Weight
114.07 g/mol
Melting Point
-89.5 °C
Boiling Point
82 °C
Flash Point
12 °C
0.785 g/mL at 25 °C

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Solvents


  • Pharma
  • Cleaning
  • CASE & Construction
  • Beauty & Personal Care