VKI Industrial Area, Jaipur, Rajasthan
GST No. 08CVJPK7821B1ZM
Approx. Rs 85 / LitreGet Latest PriceProduct Details:
|Packaging Details||200 litres Drum|
|Usage/Application||Rubbing alcohol antiseptic, Solvent for cosmetics and drugs, Denaturing ethanol|
|Grade Standard||Industrial Grade|
|Synonyms||Dimethyl carbinol, Isopropanol, rubbing alcohol, IPA alcohol|
|Melting Point||-89 Degree C|
|Boiling Point||82.6 Degree C|
|Shelf Life||1 year|
|Molar mass||60.096 g.mol-1|
|1 litre bottle||Rs 85|
|200 litre drum||Rs 16350|
Isopropyl alcohol (IUPAC name propan-2-ol; also called isopropyl, isopropanol, or 2-propanol) is a colorless, flammable chemical compound (chemical formula CH3CHOHCH3) with a strong odor. As an isopropyl group linked to a hydroxyl group, it is the simplest example of a secondary alcohol, where the alcohol carbon atom is attached to two other carbon atoms. It is a structural isomer of 1-propanol and ethyl methyl ether.
Isopropyl alcohol, particularly in solutions between 60% and 90% alcohol with 10 – 40% purified water, is rapidly antimicrobial against bacteria, fungi, and viruses. Once alcohol concentrations drop below 50%, usefulness for disinfection drops sharply. Notably, higher concentrations of alcohol don’t generate more desirable bactericidal, virucidal, or fungicidal properties. Alcohol-based versions typically contain some combination of isopropyl alcohol, ethanol (ethyl alcohol), or n-propanol, with versions containing 60% to 95% alcohol the most effective.Care should be taken as they are flammable. Alcohol-based hand sanitizer works against a wide variety of microorganisms but not spores. Compounds such as glycerol may be added to prevent drying of the skin. Some versions contain fragrances; however, these are discouraged due to the risk of allergic reactions. Non-alcohol based versions typically contain benzalkonium chloride or triclosan; but are less effective than alcohol-based ones.
Isopropyl alcohol is effective against viruses such as FCV at 40% – 60% concentrations. Ethanol however, is more effective at 70% – 90% concentrations against FCV.In other cases, isopropyl alcohol is more effective than ethanol at lower percentage concentrations.
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