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Isopropyl Alcohol

  • Product Name: Isopropyl alcohol
  • Other Names: IPA
  • Cas No.: 67-63-0
  • Purity: 99.5%
  • MF: (CH3)2CHOH
  • Appearance: Colorless liquid
  • Package: Drum
  • Certificate: ISO
  • Application: Various kind of industry use this chemical such as Pharmceutical,Medical,Cosmetics Industry
  • Sample: Available

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Product Detail

Isopropyl alcohol (IPA), also known as 2-propyl alcohol, is an organic compound, is the isomer of n-propyl alcohol, colorless transparent liquid, has a mixture of ethanol and acetone odor, soluble in water, but also soluble in alcohol, ether, benzene, chloroform and other organic solvents. Isopropyl alcohol is an important chemical product and raw material, mainly used in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, plastics, fragrances, coatings and so on.

Product Parameter

Synonyms Propan-2-ol, 2-Propanol, Isopropanol, Rubbing alcohol, sec-Propyl alcohol, 2-Hydroxypropane, i-PrOH, Dimethyl carbinol, IPA
Chemical Formula (CH3)2CHOH CAS Number 67-63-0
Molar mass 60.096 g/mol UN number 1219
Appearance Colorless liquid
Odor Pungent alcoholic odor
Density 0.786 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Melting point −89 °C (−128 °F; 184 K)
Boiling point 82.6 °C (180.7 °F; 355.8 K)
Vapor pressure 33 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
Acidity (pKa) 16.5
Refractive index 1.3776
Flash point Open cup: 11.7 °C (53.1 °F; 284.8 K)
Closed cup: 13 °C (55 °F)
Solubility Miscible with benzene, chloroform, ethanol, diethyl ether, glycerol; soluble in acetone
Solubility in water Miscible with water
Stability Volatile
log P −0.16
Storage condition Store at +5°C to +30°C.



1. Industrial cleaning agents and solvents: Isopropyl alcohol is widely used as cleaning agents and solvents in industry. It dissolves and removes grease, paint, glue, resin and other dirt. Isopropyl alcohol is used in the printing, paint and coatings industries to clean equipment and surfaces, as well as to clean electronic components and mechanical parts.

2. Pharmaceutical industry: chemical Isopropyl alcohol is an important raw material and solvent in the pharmaceutical industry. It is widely used in solvent extraction and extract preparation of drugs, as well as in drug washing and purification processes.

3. Hand disinfectants and disinfectants: Isopropyl alcohol is often used as one of the ingredients of hand disinfectants and disinfectants due to its bactericidal and disinfection properties. In Settings such as healthcare, the food industry and laboratories, isopropyl alcohol can help kill and prevent the spread of pathogens.

4. Cosmetics and personal care products: Isopropyl alcohol can be used as a solvent and thickener in cosmetics and personal care products. It helps to blend and stabilize the ingredients of cosmetics, such as toners, mouth washes and shampoos.

5. Coolant: Due to its low boiling point and rapid evaporation characteristics, isopropyl alcohol is often used as a coolant, which plays a cooling role in temperature control and heat transfer process.

6. Cutting solution: Isopropyl alcohol can be used as cutting solution in printing, painting and coating industries. It can dilute and adjust the concentration of pigments and coatings, improve work efficiency and coating quality.

Multiple uses of products

It use in Healthcare and Medical Industry,Pharmaceutical Industry,Laboratories and Research Facilities,Electronics Industry,Manufacturing Industry,Cosmetics and Personal Care Industry,Printing and Graphics Industry,Pharmaceutical Compounding