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Isopropyl alcohol and rubbing alcohol are not the same thing. For most uses, yes you can. This is because:

• Rubbing alcohol may contain either isopropyl alcohol or ethanol.

• Rubbing alcohol is a mixture of compounds (type of denatured alcohol) whereas isopropyl alcohol is not.

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Q: Can you use isopropyl alcohol for rubbing alcohol?
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Is rubbing alcohol the same as Isopropyl alcohol?

Yes, rubbing alcohol is a common name for isopropyl alcohol.

Does rubbing alcohol have acetone in it?

No, rubbing alcohol has oil and isopropyl alcohol in it.

What is the ingredients for rubbing alcohol?

Rubbing alcohol is made from isopropyl alcohol and water. Use only as directed.

What is the chemical formula for isopropyl rubbing alcohol?

Isopropyl rubbing alcohol must contain min. 70 % alcohol.

Is isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol) is a solid or liquid?

Isopropyl alcohol is a liquid.

What is 91 percent isopropyl alcohol?

That is rubbing alcohol. External use only!

What is the solvent and solute for Rubbing Alcohol?

Rubbing alcohol is 70% isopropyl alcohol. The solute is isopropyl alcohol (C3H8O) and the solvent is water.

Will rubbing alcohol remove water in a car gas tank?

Rubbing alcohol is 70% isopropyl alcohol, so you wouldn't use it since it contains some water. Use 99% isopropyl alcohol instead.

What is the chemical name of rubbing alcohol?

Isopropyl alcohol.

Is isopropyl alcohol rubbing alcohol?


What kind of alcohol is used as rubbing alcohol?

Isopropyl alcohol.

What is another name for rubbing alcohol?

Another name in trade for isopropyl alcohol is rubbing alcohol. RUBBING ALCOHOL is called ISOPROPYL alcohol and is for external use only. It's considered a RUBEFACIENT TOPICAL ANTIMICROBIAL and is NOT made from Ethyl or Grain (booze) alcohol. DON'T drink it!!

What is inside rubbing alcohol?

Rubbing alcohol contain water, methanol or isopropyl alcohol, a dye.

What is the chemical name for rubbing alcohol?

Rubbing alcohol is called 2-propanol or isopropyl alcohol.

Is rubbing alcohol a carcinogen?

No, Isopropyl Alcohol (also known as rubbing alcohol) isn't a carcinogen.

What do you get when you mix rubbing alcohol and water?

Basically you get weaker rubbing alcohol. Rubbing alcohol is already a mixture of water and isopropyl alcohol.

What chemical in rubbing alcohol doesn't freeze?

isopropyl alcohol

What is a 60 percent isopropyl alcohol?

This is a solution containg 60 percent isopropyl alcohol; can be used as rubbing alcohol.

What the chemical formula for rubbing alcohol?

A correct answer is difficult: 1. Rubbing alcohol is ethanol (ethyl alcohol) intentionally contaminated with methyl alcohol or isopropyl alcohol. 2. Isopropyl alcohol, in jargon.

How is rubbing alcohol and vinegar different?

Rubbing alcohol is usually isopropyl alcohol Vinegar is acetic acid

Is Benzyl Alcohol the same as rubbing alcohol?

No, Benzyl alcohol is C6H5CH2OH, rubbing alcohol is isopropyl alcohol is (CH3)2CHOH

How many ml of isopropyl are present in a 70ml bottle of rubbing alcohol?

Rubbing alcohol is a mix of water and isopropyl alcohol. How much of a bottle is alcohol and how much is water depends on the strength of that bottle. Some is 50%, some 90%.

Where do you buy isopropyl?

Isopropyl alcohol, or rubbing alcohol, can be bought at any drug store or super market.

Whats the difference between isopropryl and rubbing alcohol?

Isopropyl is rubbing alcohol -- same same.

Does rubbing alcohol or water boil faster?

rubbing alcohol, isopropyl alcohol, boils faster at 82.3 C.