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Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA)

Buy Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) when you need it, in the amount you need—from rail car to cases.

Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) is a clear, colorless, volatile material with a mild odor and a relatively low toxicity compared to alternate solvents. These characteristics allow its use for a variety of applications. IPA is miscible in water, alcohol, and most organic solvents. It will dissolve substances such as cellulose; natural resins; oils and gums; alkaloids.

 

Characteristics

  • Fast evaporation rate
  • Solvency power
  • Low impurities
  • Mild odor
  • Flammable
  • Non-HAP (Hazardous Air Pollutant)
  • Low photochemical reactivity

 

Grades

  • Industrial
  • USP
  • USP Kosher
  • Pharmaceutical

Products available

  • Isopropanol 99%
  • Isopropanol 99% USP
  • Isopropanol 70%
  • Isopropanol 70% USP
  • Custom blends and dilutions

Sizes available

  • Bulk rail car
  • Bulk tank truck
  • Totes (IBC)
  • Drums
  • Pails
  • Cases

 

Applications

Chemical manufacturing

Chemical intermediates, organic synthesis, dehydrating agent, coupling agent

Coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers

Nitrocellulose lacquers and thinners, printing inks, lithographic printing, adhesives, resins, graffiti remover

Household and industrial cleaning

General-purpose cleaners, detergents, disinfectants, electronics cleaners, polishes

Pharmaceuticals

Carriers, chemical intermediates

Personal care

Cosmetics, hand and body soaps, hand sanitizers, hairspray, sunblock, perfumes

Miscellaneous

De-icing

Univar Solutions is the premier Isopropanol Alcohol distributor in the USA

  • Vast network of 120+ wholly owned facilities with bulk tank, rail car, blending and packaging infrastructure
  • Efficient private fleet with dedicated drivers servicing local regions
  • Partnership with world class suppliers offering various manufacturing sites and production processes
  • Experienced sales force with broad product and market knowledge

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