Isopropyl Alcohol liquid 99% pure, also known as IPA, isopropanol, iso-propanol or rubbing alcohol is used for multi-purpose cleaning and degreasing and is part of our Carbosolv solvent brand range. For cleaning and disinfecting, isopropyl alcohol is great for surface sanitising and is widely used in the production of hand sanitiser especially as a result of the Covid_19 outbreak.
- Specialist uses in the automotive industry as a cleaner for wiping down waxed and painted panels, which evaporates quickly and leaves the surface spotlessly clean
- A general cleaner – excellent for cleaning glass & lenses. Can be used to clean virtually any surface.
- Used to remove light grease, oils, dirt and food stains.
- Used as a solvent for diluting lacquers, PVC adhesives, dyes and printing inks.
- Isopropyl Alcohol is used as a graffiti remover for removing inks and markers.
- Used for the final preparation, cleaning and degreasing of all substrates prior to adhesive bonding.
- In addition, it is utilised for the removal of fluxes, light oils, polar soils and oxides.
- Safe to use on plastic and in the preparation of metal and composite surfaces prior to painting.
IPA is a highly versatile solvent found in millions of products world- wide and possesses physical, chemical and solvency properties similar to those of ethyl alcohol, making it completely miscible with water and soluble in most organic solvent enabling it to clean virtually any surface when used as a cleaning fluid.
Rubbing alcohol, uk manufactured… refers to isopropanol, this being the most widely available. Rubbing alcohol is not suitable for drinking and would present severe health issues. The term rubbing was given to highlight the fact this isn’t to be used for consumption. All rubbing alcohols are volatile and flammable and therefore must be stored in a safe environment and in accordance with the manufacturers Health and safety data sheet. For further guidance or advice please contact our technical department, who’s extensive knowledge will be able to answer all your queries.
Please note: this product is not for human consumption!