dvr Isopropanol (Isopropyl Alcohol ,2-propanol)

Isopropanol (Isopropyl Alcohol )  is a colorless, flammable liquid with a characteristic alcoholic odor. It is completely miscible with most solvents, including water, and is a suitable solvent for acrylic and epoxy resins, ethyl cellulose, natural resins, gums, polyvinyl butyral, alkaloids and some essential oils.

Technical Specifications:

Physical and Chemical Properties :

Molecular Formula C3H8O
Molecular Weight 60.1 g/Mole
Form         Liquid
Colour Clear
Specific Gravity (20 °C 0.786
Boiling Point 82.5°C (180.5°F)
 Melting Point  -88.5°C (-127.3°F)
Critical Temperature Not Available
Flammability (solid, gas) Not relevant (fluid)
Explosive limits Not Determine
Vapour pressure  4.4 kPa (@ 20°C)
Vapour Density  2.07 (Air = 1)
Viscosity at 20°C cP 2.4
Closed Cup Flash Point °F 53
Solubility at 20°C %  Wt In Water 100
 % Wt Water in 100
 
Application:

It has multiple application. Some like as below  –

  • Nitrocellulose lacquers and thinners
  • Coupling agent in cleaners and polishes
  • Dehydrating agent
  • Extractant
  • Adhesives
  •  Pharmaceutical
  • Cosmetics and toiletries
  •  Disinfectants
  •  Rubbing compounds
  • Lithographic printing
  • Chemical intermediate
  •  De-icing
  • General purpose cleaners
Note:

Features :
 

  • Medium evaporating solvent.
  • Latent solvent in nitrocellulose systems.
  • Non-HAP (Hazardous Air Pollutant) Solvent.
  • Low photochemical reactivity.

Storage :

The product may be stored at normal ambient temperatures and has a shelf life of not less than 72 months with correct storage.
 

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