isopropyl alcohol

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i·so·pro·pyl alcohol

A clear, colorless, flammable, mobile liquid, C3H8O, that is a secondary alcohol. It is used in antifreeze compounds, in lotions and cosmetics, and as a solvent for gums, shellac, and essential oils.

i′sopro′pyl al′cohol

a colorless, flammable liquid, C3H8O, used in antifreeze and rubbing alcohol and as a solvent.
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Noun1.isopropyl alcohol - alcohol used as antifreeze or a solvent
alcohol - any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation

isopropyl alcohol

n alcohol isopropílico
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Although the results of these studies suggest that contamination of blood samples with isopropyl alcohol may cause a false elevation in the blood glucose concentration measured with a reflectance photometer, the inadequacies noted above do not allow this causal relationship to be firmly established from the results presented.
The isopropyl alcohol doesn't go into any paint products, said founder and president Scott Forrest.
safety goggles * measuring spoons * sugar * plastic bag that zips closed * food coloring * marker * 3 clear plastic cups * water * paper towels * isopropyl alcohol * vegetable oil * paper * pencil
Pressure has mounted on lithographic printers to reduce the release into the environment of volatile organic compounds - of which isopropyl alcohol has been a significant source.
Solvent Boiling Freezing Point ([degrees]C) Point ([degrees]C) Water 100 0 Isopropyl alcohol 82.
All the jury needs to acquit is reasonable doubt, and that can be easily placed before a jury of laypeople by an attorney who can show that isopropyl alcohol cross-reacts in any way, regardless of the practical application of the evidence.
Use: General foulants 3%-5 % hydrochloric acid High pressure water jet (< 100 psi) Oils and greases Isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol) Methanol Other solvent known to cut the specific grease High pressure warm water jet (< 100 psi) Scales etc.
5 g of mistletoe berries and leaves were crushed and combined with 25mL of liquids to form three different extracts: distilled water, 95% ethanol, and 90% isopropyl alcohol.
In addition, methanol can no longer be used as a carrier in solventbased coatings-only isopropyl alcohol and naphtha will be used.
The process does, however, require lead, acetone and isopropyl alcohol, but these substances are non-contaminating if properly managed.
AUM members) poured chemicals into a flask bearing a round-shaped bottom and dropped isopropyl alcohol into the flask as if administering an intravenous drip.
A solution of tetracaine base ranging from 8 to 32% is mixed by adding 80 to 320 mg of tetracaine base powder to I cc of isopropyl alcohol.