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They're the same (isopropyl alcohol), generally speaking. Although there might be another "alcohol" compound that also goes by the name "rubbing alcohol".

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Q: What is different between rubbing alcohol and isoprolhyt alcohol?
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What is the adhesive difference between rubbing alcohol and water?

Water contains no alcohol or oils, as rubbing alcohol does.

What is the difference between rubbing alcohol and drinking alcohol?

Rubbing alcohol is isopropyl alcohol and quite toxic. Alcohol which is sold for human consumption is ethyl alcohol.

Whats the difference between isopropryl and rubbing alcohol?

Isopropyl is rubbing alcohol -- same same.

How is rubbing alcohol and vinegar different?

Rubbing alcohol is usually isopropyl alcohol Vinegar is acetic acid

Is rubbing alcohol different from drinking alcohol?

Very much so. Drinking alcohol is called ethanol. Isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol) on the other hand is very hazardous if consumed. DO NOT try to drink rubbing alcohol.

What is the IUPAC name of rubbing alcohol?

Rubbing alcohol is mixture with different compositions; rubbing alcohol can contain isopropyl alcohol or ethanol plus methanol, coloring and odorous substances etc.

Difference between rubbing alcohol and ethyl alcohol?

Rubbing alcohol contains the 3-carbon alcohol isopropanol. Ethanol contains the 2-carbon alcohol ethanol.

What is the density of rubbing alcohol?

0.79 Grams =) ----- The density is different for different types of rubbing alcohols; between 0,86 and 0,88 g/cm3 at 20 0C.

What's the difference between green rubbing alcohol vs white rubbing alcohol?

No beneficial difference other than the odor.

Are dry gas and rubbing alcohol the same?

No, they are different.

Is propylene glycol in rubbing alcohol?

Rubbing alcohol is usually 2-propanol and water. Propylene glycol is 1,2-propanediol, a different compound.

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.

Can you drink rubbing alcohol as an internal disinfectant?

Do NOT Drink Rubbing Alcohol It can cause blindness. Rubbing alcohol is "isopropyl" alcohol, not the same chemical as grain alcohol, ("ethyl" alcohol). Don't drink it! Rubbing alcohol is POISONOUS to drink!

What is the difference between rubbing alcohol and hydrogen peroxide?

Rubbing Alcohol, is alcohol, with a type of alcohol without the watery substance. Hydrogen Peroxide is H2O2, which is water with an extra atom of Oxygen added into it.

What are the ingredients in isopropryl rubbing alcohol?

There are different types of isopropyl rubbing alcohol. You have to understand that there are different proofs of alcohol. An alcohol proof is defined as twice the percentage of alcohol volume. So depending on what proof your rubbing alcohol is ingredients could possibly change. Now to answer you question, the most common type of rubbing alcohol is the 70% isopropyl rubbing alcohol. INGREDIENTS INCLUDE: -isopropyl alcohol 70% proof -trace amounts of multiple minerals that are so small they don even matter

What is rubbing alcohol made out of?

It is a mixture of denatured alcohol, water and agents added to make the alcohol unpalatable to drink and sometimes colorants. There are two common types of rubbing alcohol, Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol and Ethyl Alcohol Rubbing Alcohol.

Does rubbing alcohol have acetone in it?

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


Usually zero ml because ethanol is not normally used in rubbing alcohol. However, there is a little Ethanol-based rubbing alcohol and rubbing alcohol is usually 70 percent, so multiply 50 ml x .7 to get your answer.

What are other names for rubbing alcohol?

Rubbing Alcohol is a term that is not used to refer specifically to a particular type of alcohol. In common language, it can be used to stand for: Denatured Alcohol, Denaturized Alcohol, Isopropyl Alcohol, and Isopropanol. In addition, it is also sometimes applied to Ethanol, or Ethyl Alcohol. There are different formulas used in commercial Rubbing Alcohol and in some countries, as in the US, a specific formula is mandated for products sold under the label of "Rubbing Alcohol".

Is Rubbing alcohol polar?

Yes, rubbing alcohol is polar because all alcohol is polar. :) Yes, rubbing alcohol is polar because all alcohol is polar. :)

Can you boil rubbing alcohol?

Yes, rubbing alcohol boil.

Is rubbing alcohol inflammable?

No, rubbing alcohol is very flammable.

Does water or rubbing alcohol dissolve the fastest?

rubbing alcohol.

Is rubbing alcohol an example of suspension?

No. Rubbing alcohol is a solution.

Is there methanol in rubbing alcohol?

No, rubbing alcohol is 2-propanol.