Isopropyl Alcohol IPA 99.9% Cleaning -Rubbing Alcohol- Propan-2-ol


Isopropyl Alcohol/Isopropanol/Propan-2-ol

Isopropyl alcohol, commonly referred to as IPA or rubbing alcohol*, is a flammable, clear, colourless liquid with a slight alcoholic odour. It possesses physical, chemical and solvency properties similar to those of ethyl alcohol, making it completely miscible with water and soluble in most organic solvents.

Isopropyl Alcohol is a highly versatile solvent which has 1001 uses. Second only to water it is the most commonly used liquid for cleaning and is found in millions of products world wide. It is used in manufacturing acetone, glycerol and isopropyl acetate. A solvent for many oils, alkaloids, gums and resins, it also serves as a deicing agent for liquid fuels. The chemical compound is used in extraction processes, as a dehydrating agent and as a laboratory reagent.

Uses for Isopropyl Alcohol 99.9%

Disinfectant-steriliser-anti-bacterial cleaning agent – Isopropyl Alcohol kills bacteria, fungus and viruses. Used to disinfect medicinal objects, prevents the spread of disease, and is commonly used to kill germs on all household surfaces.

Isopropyl Alcohol 70% solution is recommended for cleaning purposes. Dilute this 99.9% Isopropyl Alcohol by adding water to create a 70% solution.

Isopropyl alcohol is registered as an adjuvant, used to facilitate pesticide applications in agricultural settings, and as an adjuvant in industrial water washer, cooler, and condenser systems.

• A general cleaner - excellent for cleaning glass & lenses. Can be used to clean virtually any surface. Removes light grease, oils, dirt, food stains etc. Evaporates quickly and leaves surface squeaky clean.

• A specialist automotive cleaner, for wiping down waxed and painted panels, plus many more applications!

• A specialist cleaner for computer equipment, electronic devices, contact pins, lenses of lasers in optical disc drives (DVD,CD, Blu-Ray), removes thermal paste of CPUs. Cleans printer heads including Thermal Transfer.

• An Anti-Foamer and Foam Inhibitor.

• Can be used as a Deodoriser for spraying into shoes to eliminate odours.

• Used to make Rinse agents for Dishwashers.

• A solvent for diluting lacquers, PVC adhesives, dyes and printing inks.

• A graffiti remover for removing inks, markers, lipstick etc.

• A De-Icer for locks and windscreens.

• Add to Windscreen washer reservoir for a spotless windscreen every time.

• Antifreeze.

• A fuel additive for dissolving water or ice in fuel lines.


Fumes are quite powerful, so always use it in a well-ventilated area.

Both the liquid and its fumes are flammable, so keep it far from heat sources—don’t use it on your oven or toaster.


Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Keep away from Heat/Sparks/Open Place/Hot surfaces. It can cause serious eye irritation. Remove Contact lenses. If eye irritation persists, get medical advice/attention.

Keep away from Children.


Product Code: IPA ISO PROPYL ALCOHOL (2-propanol).




Note - IPA has a specific gravity (or density) of 0.785. This means it is lighter than water.

So 1 Litre of acetone would weigh 785g on the kitchen scales, NOT 1000g like water.

If testing please use a measuring jug to check the volume , not your scales.

Container sizes - the 100 ml and 250 ml containers are the slim postal friendly types .

Weight 1.5kg