AdvanSix Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA)

AdvanSix Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA), known for its rubbing alcohol scent, presents as a colorless, flammable liquid with a pungent alcoholic odor. Its versatility spans the manufacturing of industrial and household chemicals, frequently appearing in antiseptics, disinfectants, hand sanitizers, and detergents. Widely employed as a solvent, chemical intermediate, medical disinfectant, and in various laboratory applications, its multifaceted utility makes it a staple in numerous industries.

Chemical Name: Isopropanol

CAS Number: 67-63-0

Synonyms: 1-Methylethanol, 1-Methylethyl alcohol, 2-Hydroxypropane, 2-Propanol, 2-Propyl alcohol, Dimethylcarbinol, IPA, iso-Propanol, iso-Propyl alcohol, Isopropyl alcohol, n-Propan-2-ol, NSC 135801, Propan-2-ol, sec-Propanol, sec-Propyl alcohol

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Odor of rubbing alcohol
Physico-Chemical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Molecular Weight60.1g/mol
Flammability Limits2 - 12%
Flash Point12°CClosed Cup
Autoignition Temperature398°C
Melting Point-88.5°C
Boiling Point (at 760 mmHg)82.3°C
Density (at 25°C)0.78509
Odor Threshold (mean = 43 ppm)1.0 - 610.0mmHgAIHA
Vapor Density (Air= 1)2.1
Vapor Pressure (at 68°F)33mm Hg
Vapor Pressure (at 74.8°F)40mm Hg
Viscosity (at 25°C)2.038mPa.s
Water Solubility100%
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
IPAmin. 99.5wt %
Watermax. 0.25wt %
Colormax. 10APHA
Acetonemax. 0.25wt%