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AdvanSix Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA)

AdvanSix Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA), also known as isopropanol or 2-propanol, is a colorless, flammable organic compound with a distinct alcoholic odor. It plays a pivotal role in the production of a diverse range of industrial and household chemicals and is a ubiquitous component in products like antiseptics, disinfectants, hand sanitizers, and detergents. IPA is frequently employed as a solvent, a chemical intermediate, a medical disinfectant, and finds extensive usage in laboratory applications due to its versatile properties and effectiveness.

Chemical NameIsopropanol

CAS Number67-63-0

Synonyms1-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 Point12.0°C
Autoignition Temperature398.9°C
Melting Point-52.94°C
Boiling Point (at 760 mmHg)82.5°C
Specific Gravity (at 25°C)0.78509
Threshold (odor, detection odor threshold from AIHA (mean = 43 ppm)1.0 - 610.0mmHg
Vapor Density (Air= 1)2.1
Vapor Pressure (at -4.61°F)40.0mm Hg
Vapor Pressure (at 20°C)33.0mm Hg
Viscosity (at 25°C)2.038mPa.s
Water Solubility100.0%
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
IPAmin. 99.5wt %
Watermax. 0.25wt %
Colormax. 10APHA
Acetonemax. 0.25wt%