|Boiling Point||82-83°||Flash Point||12°(53°F)|
|Storage & Sensitivity||Ambient temperatures.||Solubility||Miscible with water, alcohol, ether, chloroform, acetone and benzene.|
Maximum level of impurities: Color (APHA) 10, Evaporation residue 0.001%, Solubility in water P.T., Carbonyl compounds as propionaldehyde or acetone 0.002%, H2O 0.2%, Titratable acid or base 0.0001meq/g
It acts as a solvent for gums, resins, alkaloids and essential oils. It is used in cosmetic lotions. Isopropyl alcohol is used as a cleansing agent for keyboards, LCD displays and laptops. It is used as a wetting agent in the fountain solution used in lithographic printing, and is often used as a solvent for french polishing shellac, which is used in cabinet making. It act as a hydride source in the Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley reduction.
It is a flammable chemical compound and is hygroscopic in nature. Heat and sunlight can contribute to its instability.