Isopropanol

propan-2-ol, dimethyl carbinol, isopropanol, petrohol, 2-propanol, 2-hydroxypropane, 1-methylethanol, alcosolve, avantin, hartosol, imsol A, isohol, spectrar, takineocol, virahol, IPA

How to detect Isopropanol

Formula: C3H8O | CAS: 67-63-0

Synonyms: propan-2-ol, dimethyl carbinol, isopropanol, petrohol, 2-propanol, 2-hydroxypropane, 1-methylethanol, alcosolve, avantin, hartosol, imsol A, isohol, spectrar, takineocol, virahol, IPA

Isopropyl alcohol is the raw material for manufacture of acetone, glycerin, glycerol and isopropyl acetate. It is a solvent for many gums resins and oils, It is used in personal care and cosmetic preparations, anti-freeze formulations, and quick-drying inks.

Specification

Specification Value/Information
Formula C3H8O
CAS no. 67-63-0
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV 2
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV 4
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV 25
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar) 0.4
Molecular Weight, g/mole 60.0
Melting point, °C -89.5
Boiling point, °C 82.4
Flash point, °C 12
Upper Explosive Limit, % 12
Lower Explosive Limit, % 2.5
Density, g.cm⁻³ 0.785
Specification Value/Information
Ionisation Energy, eV 10.17
EH40 TWA, ppm 400
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³ 999
EH40 STEL, ppm 500
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³ 1250
NIOSH ST, ppm 500
NIOSH TWA REL, ppm 400
NIOSH ST, mg.m⁻³ 1225
NIOSH TWA REL, mg.m⁻³ 980
NIOSH IDLH, ppm 2000
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm 400
OSHA TWA PEL, mg.m⁻³ 980

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