Isopropyl alcohol is mixed with water for use as a rubbing-alcohol antiseptic. It is also used in aftershave lotions, hand lotions, and other cosmetics. In industry, it is used as a solvent for cosmetics, drugs, shellacs, and gums, as well as for denaturing ethanol (ethyl alcohol). Added to wet gas, it helps to prevent separation and freezing of a water layer. Isopropyl alcohol is easily oxidized to acetone, another important solvent.
Chemical Formula: C3H8O
IUPAC Name: 2-Propanol
Isopropyl Alcohol or isopropanol is mixed with water for use as an effective disinfectant. It is recommended to mix IPA and water in 70:30 ratio
Used to disinfect surfaces, keys, mobiles, handles etc