- Isopropyl alcohol is referred to by a number of names such as propan-2-ol, 2-propanol, isopropanol, rubbing alcohol (as a ~70% blend with water), sec-propyl alcohol, s-propanol, and IPA.
- It is a colorless, flammable chemical intermediate and solvent.
- Isopropyl alcohol is also a common component of cleaning products for its solvent properties and quick evaporation rate. Effective for cleaning households, Industrial applications, Agriculture, Printing inks, Paints.
- Isopropyl alcohol is also used more directly in medical sanitation applications in a 60-70% solution (in water) for disinfectant pads and hand sanitizers.