Iso Propyl Alcohol


Isopropyl alcohol (also propan-2-ol, 2-propanol or the abbreviation IPA) is a common name for a chemical compound with the molecular formula C3H8O. It is a colorless, flammable chemical compound with a strong odor. It is the simplest example of a secondary alcohol, where the alcohol carbon is attached to two other carbons sometimes shown as (CH3)2CHOH. It is a structural isomer of propanol.


Isopropyl Alcohol



Specification Limits                     

Min.                   Max.


of Measure                     


Method                            Iso Propanol99.8%(w/w)

DIN 55685

Water                            0.1%(w/w)

ASTM D1364

Acidity as acetic acid                            0.001%(w/w)

ASTM D1613

Water Miscibilty                             Miscible  

Nonvolatile Residue                             0.001



AppearanceClear & Free from suspended Matter        

Colour, Pt-Co                                5 ASTM D1209

Density @ 20oC0.785                  0.786


 Distillation, IBP81.8 oC

ASTM D1078

Distillation, DP                             82.8          oC

ASTM D1078

Refractive Index @20oC1.376                  1.378

ASTM D1218