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