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 Who invented isopropyl alcohol?

Answer According to Exxon/Mobil, Jersey Standard (now Exxon) invented isopropyl alcohol in 1920. Also known as rubbing alcohol, isopropyl alcohol came about as a by-product from gasoline production and wa... Read More »
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Is rubbing alcohol the same as isopropyl alcohol?

Rubbing alcohol is the same form of alcohol as isopropyl alcohol, synthetically produced and diluted with 30 percent water. Isopropyl alcoholic is a form of denatured alcohol, different than that u... Read More »
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What is isopropyl alcohol used for?

Isopropyl alcohol is used for many things. It is a solvent for dyes, paints, inks and cements, as well as synthetic varnishes and lacquers. It is also a solvent in aerosol products such as air fres... Read More »
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How to Use Isopropyl Alcohol in First Aid?

You can use many forms of alcohol, including isopropyl alcohol, as first-aid treatments. Strong alcohols are disinfectants; they are toxic to microorganisms that can cause infections. Since an infe... Read More »
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Where does isopropyl alcohol come from?

Isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol) is made by chemically adding water to propylene through the process of hydration (distillation), according to the J Rank Science & Philosophy website. Propylene ... Read More »
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