Isopropyl Alcohol

This is our most popular Isopropyl Alcohol – Isopropyl Alcohol (General Use)

Isopropyl Alcohol (General Use)

From: £35.24

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£35.24-£2,665.98

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Description

Buy Isopropyl Alcohol for General Use

We supply isopropyl alcohol for general use in containers of 2.5L and 25L, as well as 200L drums and 1000L IBCs. This type of isopropyl alcohol is our most popular, with many of our clients making use of the joint services we have to offer such as bespoke blending and bottling.

We also offer bulk discounts with larger orders. Simply contact us to discuss your requirements.

Isopropyl Alcohol Uses

Isopropyl alcohol is a multi-purpose alcohol product with a wide range of uses in cleaning, cosmetics and hospitals. It can even also be used at home as a rubbing alcohol for cleaning surfaces and preventing stains.

The various uses of isopropyl alcohol include:

  • As a solvent for coatings and industrial processes
  • As an intermediate ingredient creating isopropyl acetate
  • As an ingredient in medical and self-care products such as hand sanitiser and disinfecting wipes
  • As an ingredient in ‘gas dryer’ fuel additives in the automotive industry
  • In the home as a cleaning agent, stain remover, defroster and as a safer insect repellent.

Properties of Isopropyl Alcohol

Isopropyl alcohol is a compound with the formula C3H8O. Its structural formula can be written as CH3CHOCH3, to make it easier to understand. This alcohol forms a colourless flammable solution with a strong characteristic odour.

Isopropyl alcohol has a molecular/molar mass of 60.1, and a density of 0.786 20kg/m3.

‘Can You Drink Isopropyl Alcohol?’ – Risks & Hazards

Isopropyl alcohol (or rubbing alcohol) is an entirely different chemical to drinking alcohol and therefore should not be consumed. Problems caused by drinking isopropyl include headaches and dizziness, nausea and vomiting and in some cases, death. Overdoses can be identified by the acetone-like fruity odour on the breath.

Another concern about this compound is its flammability. In practical terms, isopropyl alcohol is denser than air and is flammable between 2 and 13% in air. It can also form peroxides, which may explode in high concentrations.

For these reasons isopropyl alcohol should be stored in a well ventilated space, away from any open flames or heat sources. Safe handling procedures must be followed at all times when handling this compound, with protective clothing being worn at all times.

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We offer regular the option of opening an account with us to make their future orders easier. Should you wish to set up a regular order of isopropyl alcohol, please contact a member of our sales team for further information.

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MSDS Files

The following files are available to download:

Product IDProductpost_statusBulkDownload SDS File
3627Isopropyl Alcohol (General Use)publish2601https://www.chemicals.co.uk/uploads/documents/44 - 2601 - SDS21053.pdf

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Properties of Isopropyl Alcohol

  • Appearance: Liquid
  • Formula: C3H8O
  • Melting point:-89°C
  • Boiling point:82.6°C
  • Density:0.786 20 kg/m3
  • CAS No.: 67-63-0

Different Grades of Isopropyl Alcohol

ReAgent is a leading UK supplier with over 40 years of industry experience. Our isopropyl alcohol (IPA) comes with a 100% quality guarantee and is available to buy in four different grades:

  • Analytical
  • Laboratory
  • General
  • 15% v/v
Also known as isopropanol or propan-2-ol, isopropyl alcohol has a range of applications and can be used in many different industries depending on its grade. Each grade is suited to a specific use and purpose, and we have outlined these below.

Analytical IPA Uses

Isopropyl alcohol for analytical use is often the best choice when specification is strictly required. This grade of isopropyl alcohol is rigorously tested and certified to Analytical Reagent standards (AR). It is sold in two pack sizes: 2.5 litres and 25 litres. We also have options for bulk orders available on all products, as well as customisable packaging options.

Laboratory IPA Uses

Isopropyl alcohol for laboratory use is tested and certified to our laboratory standards (LRG), which are not as stringent as AR standards.  Our accreditation to the ISO 9001 Quality Standard also guarantees that our products are the highest grade possible.

General Use IPA

Isopropyl alcohol for general use is a good quality fit for general purpose applications where proof of testing and certification is not required.  It is available in three pack sizes: 2.5 litres, 25 litres and 200 litres. Price breaks are available for multiple pack purchases of all our isopropyl alcohol grades.

Buy Isopropyl Alcohol from Trusted UK Suppliers 

We are able to accept orders for isopropyl alcohol online or over the phone. With over 40 years at the forefront of the UK chemical industry, we are fully equipped to handle any extra requirements you may have, as well as fulfil bespoke orders.

ReAgent is fully accredited to a number of internationally recognised standards, including:

  • ISO 14001 Environmental System
  • ISO 9001 Quality Management System
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