Propan-2-Ol Formula

Propan -2-Ol is a colourless flammable liquid having a disinfectant property which is commonly used as an antiseptic. Propan-2-Ol is an isomer of 1-propanol. It is used in manufacturing medicines, window cleaners, dye solutions, perfumes, cosmetics, anti-freezes, lacquer formulations, and soaps. Propan-2-Ol are sold in 70% aqueous state as rubbing alcohol. Propan-2-Ol converts into viscous with decreasing temperature and freezes at −89 °C.

Properties Of Propan-2-Ol

Chemical formula C3H8O
Molecular weight 60.096 g·mol−1
Density 0.786 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Chemical names s-Propanol, 2-Propanol, Isopropanol[1]

Rubbing alcohol, iPrOH, sec-Propyl alcohol, i-PrOH, Dimethyl carbinol

Boiling point 82.6 °C
Melting point −89 °C

Propan-2-Ol Structural Formula

The structural formula for Propan-2-Ol is as shown in the figure below.

Propan-2-Ol Structural Formula

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