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Can you use isopropyl alcohol for rubbing alcohol?

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Answered 2015-11-29 00:50:13

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

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

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

Isopropyl rubbing alcohol must contain min. 70 % alcohol.

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

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

That is rubbing alcohol. External use only!

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!!

Rubbing alcohol is called 2-propanol or isopropyl alcohol.

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

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

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

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

Rubbing alcohol is usually isopropyl alcohol Vinegar is acetic acid

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

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

Isopropyl is rubbing alcohol -- same same.

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

I believe it's ethyl alcohol. Also I think rubbing alcohol is 70% isopropyl alcohol and 30% water.. Hope i helped!Rubbing alcohol is a solution of 70% isopropyl alcohol (also called isopropanol or 2-propanol), and 30% Deionized water.Ethyl alcohol is something entirely different.Note that there are also different solutions of Isopropyl alcohol that can also be used for disinfecting and first aid, but Rubbing alcohol is the household name for the 70% Isopropyl alcohol solution.

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Rubbing alcohol is alternately called Methyl Alcohol, Wood alcohol and Isopropyl Alcohol. Note that it is toxic.

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