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.
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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
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isopropyl alcohol

n alcohol isopropílico
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The global isopropyl alcohol market is primarily driven by expanding applications in various industries such as chemical, pharmaceuticals, and paints and coatings.
The medical expert said isopropyl alcohol intoxication may also become a challenge because some adolescents are now using it as a recreational drug or drinking it in an attempt to commit suicide.
*EKC virus is not adequately disinfected by 70% isopropyl alcohol, which many eye clinics routinely use.
APW's ACE-1L is an acetone wipe, which makes it ideal for use in strict VOC regulatory environments where isopropyl alcohol cannot be used.
The lesion on the lateral side of abdomen was swabbed with isopropyl alcohol. It cleared to reveal underneath normal skin (Figure 2 and 3).
* Clean plugs and connectors with a lint-free cloth dampened with isopropyl alcohol. Use a foam-tipped swab dampened with alcohol to gently clean hard-to-reach places.
The CAS number, source, and grades of the chemicals used are as follows: propionic acid (CAS 79-09-4, Qualigens 99%), isopropyl alcohol (CAS 67-63-0, Qualigens 99%), and Sulphuric acid (CAS 7664-93-9, Qualigens 99.9%).
Acrylic alloys are especially useful in bio-pharmaceutical and medical applications; however, these applications need resistance to isopropyl alcohol, lipids, and impact.
On the other hand, compounds 3a-i were titrated potentiometrically with tetrabutylammonium hydroxide (TBAH) in four nonaqueous solvents (isopropyl alcohol, t-butyl alcohol, acetonitrile and N,N-dimethylformamide) because of the weak acidic properties of 4,5-dihydro-1H-1,2,4-triazol-5- one ring N-H group.
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Similar to polycarbonate, the alloy also is resistant to isopropyl alcohol, which is used extensively for cleaning medical devices.