Isopropyl Alcohol

CAS# 67-63-0

Product Description

Isopropyl Alcohol is a chemical compound 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.


Isopropyl Alcohol




IPA; Isopropanol; 2-Propanol; sec-Propyl alcohol


Typical Characteristics


Colorless Liquid

Boiling point

82 °C


0.785 g/cm3

Melting point

−89.5 °C

Molecular Weight





≥ 99.5%

Refractive index


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Isopropyl Alcohol used in many
industry applications

Isopropyl alcohol, also known as rubbing alcohol, finds various industrial applications owing to its unique properties. Here's a list of some of its industrial uses:

  1. Solvent: Isopropyl alcohol is widely used as a solvent in various industrial processes, including cleaning, degreasing, and surface preparation, due to its ability to dissolve a wide range of contaminants, oils, and greases.
  2. Disinfectant: It is employed as a disinfectant and antiseptic agent in healthcare facilities, laboratories, and cleanroom environments to sanitize surfaces, medical devices, and instruments, effectively killing bacteria, viruses, and fungi.
  3. Hand Sanitizer: Isopropyl alcohol is used as an active ingredient in hand sanitizers and disinfectant wipes to reduce microbial contamination and prevent the spread of infectious diseases, particularly in healthcare settings and public spaces.
  4. Electronic Cleaning: It is utilized for cleaning and degreasing electronic components, printed circuit boards (PCBs), and precision instruments, where it removes flux residues, soldering residues, and other contaminants without damaging sensitive components.
  5. Surface Disinfection: Isopropyl alcohol is used for surface disinfection in cleanrooms, laboratories, food processing facilities, and pharmaceutical manufacturing environments, where it effectively kills bacteria and viruses without leaving residues.
  6. Industrial Cleaning: It serves as a solvent and cleaning agent in industrial cleaning applications, including degreasing, parts washing, and machinery maintenance, where it removes oils, greases, and residues from metal surfaces.
  7. Adhesives and Sealants: Isopropyl alcohol is employed as a solvent and cleaner in the formulation of adhesives, sealants, and coatings, where it improves adhesion, removes contaminants, and promotes surface bonding.
  8. Medical Disinfection: It is used for disinfection of medical equipment, surgical instruments, and hospital surfaces, where it provides broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity and rapid evaporation, minimizing downtime.
  9. Antifreeze: Isopropyl alcohol is utilized as an additive in automotive antifreeze formulations to lower the freezing point of coolant solutions and prevent engine coolant from freezing during cold weather conditions.
  10. Deicing Agent: It is used as a deicing agent for windshields and aircraft surfaces to remove frost, ice, and snow, where it melts ice rapidly without damaging surfaces or leaving residues.
  11. Personal Care Products: Isopropyl alcohol is employed in the production of personal care products, such as lotions, aftershaves, and deodorants, as an antiseptic, astringent, and solvent for active ingredients.
  12. Surface Preparation: It is used for surface preparation and cleaning in automotive refinishing, metal fabrication, and painting applications, where it removes contaminants and promotes paint adhesion.