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What is isopropyl alcohol?

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2011-09-07 11:17:11
2011-09-07 11:17:11

Isopropyl alcohol, commonly known as rubbing alcohol, is a solvent that is often used for cleaning or as a disinfectant. It is important to note that this is not the same as ethanol which is the type you can drink. Isopropyl alcohol is poisonous and should never be ingested.

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Isopropyl alcohol is a compound.


Yes, ethyl alcohol and isopropyl alcohol are drinkable.


Yes, Isopropyl Alcohol is a Polar Molecule.


Isopropyl alcohol is made from propene and water.


Isopropyl alcohol is miscible with hexane.


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


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.


The chemical formula of isopropyl alcohol is C3H8O. The density of isopropyl alcohol is 786.00 kilograms per cubic meter.


isopropyl alcohol is polar, like all other types of alcohol.



The molecular formula of isopropyl alcohol is C3H8O


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All the bonds in isopropyl alcohol are covalent.


No. Rubbing alcohol contains either Isopropyl or Denatured Ethyl alcohol.


isopropyl butyrate or isopropyl butanoate


The mass of isopropyl alcohol is 60.1g


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


Isopropyl rubbing alcohol must contain min. 70 % alcohol.


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



The molar mass of isopropyl alcohol (C3H8O) is 60.11 grams.


The normal boiling point of isopropyl alcohol is 82.6 C . Therefore, isopropyl alcohol ( isopropanol ) is a liquid at room temperature.


No. Isopropyl alcohol is an alcohol, mineral spirits is a mixture of compounds distilled from petroleum.


Methyl alcohol is more volatile than isopropyl alcohol because it has a lower molecular weight.


No. Grain alcohol is ethyl alcohol. Isopropyl alcohol is a different compound and is not safe to drink.



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